De Blasio Makes Five High-Profile Appointments Tuesday

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    Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio added five more appointments to his administration on Tuesday, hours before a swearing-in ceremony at his home in Brooklyn. Melissa Russo reports. (Published Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013)

    Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has made five more high-level administration appointments.

    Gilbert Taylor was named the commissioner of homeless services. He is currently a deputy commissioner at the Administration for Children's Services.

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    Polly Trottenberg was chosen to head the Department of Transportation. She is currently the undersecretary for policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation.

    Longtime labor negotiator Bob Linn was named director of labor relations and Stanley Brezenoff will be an unpaid special adviser to first deputy mayor specializing in labor contracts.

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    Lastly, Kyle Kimball will continue to serve as the head of the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

    De Blasio made the appointments Tuesday. He will be sworn in Wednesday.

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