Mayor Bill de Blasio recently ventured to the politically hostile Rockaway neighborhood of Belle Harbor for a town hall. Antipathy for de Blasio runs strong in the area, with de Blasio having lost the assembly district to both Nicole Malliotakis and Joe Lhota, but the town hall audience engaged with de Blasio on many substantive topics.
Here are the full introductory remarks of Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato, Council Member Eric Ulrich and Mayor Bill de Blasio:
Here is the full audience Q&A town hall:
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