State of the City: De Blasio Announces New Initiatives

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Mayor Bill De Blasio delivered his sixth annual State of the City Address Thursday.

De Blasio announcing initiatives to create a retirement fund for workers who lack access to employer-sponsored funds, as well as a new office to protect tenants.

The mayor also said the city will expand preschool for 3-year-olds and provide free glasses to any kindergartner and first grader who needs them.

In the middle of his State of the City, De Blasio signed an executive order to create the Office to Protect Tenants.