Conversations With the Next Mayor

A series of interviews with the candidates who want the job of running America's biggest city, published as lightly edited transcripts.

"We must be safe as a city or we are not going to prosper as a city." (February 22, 2021)

"There's a truly heroic story of 2020 that segues into what I think will be a strikingly fast recovery in 2021.” (February 17, 2021)

This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.

Howard Wolfson has worked in New York politics for nearly 30 years and served as a deputy mayor to Mike Bloomberg from 2010 to 2013. He is currently a senior adviser to Bloomberg, the founder and majority owner of Bloomberg LP.

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