Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn To Head Up Nonprofit For Homeless WomenFormer New York City Council speaker Christine Quinn will head a nonprofit that aids homeless women and children.
Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn To Join Cuomo Admin. As Special AdviserQuinn will be a part-time staffer until mid-April, when she's expected to wrap up her position as a resident fellow at Harvard University's Institute of Politics.
De Blasio Announces Expansion Of Hotly Contested Paid Sick Days LawThe mayor is calling for businesses with five or more employees to provide five sick days, which would help more than 300,000 additional New Yorkers.
Christine Quinn Bids Farewell To City CouncilChristine Quinn said she was honored and proud to serve the council as speaker for eight years. Thursday was the final City Council meeting of the year and Quinn will no longer serve beginning in 2014.
City Council Votes To Raise Cigarette-Buying Age To 21It's the latest effort by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to target the cigarette industry. New York would become the first major city to raise the age for buying cigarettes.
De Blasio, Other City Leaders Promise Immigration ReformDemocratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he is committed to immigration reform, regardless of whether the laws change in Washington.
Gloves Come Off: Lhota, de Blasio Trade Heated Jabs, Raise Voices In Second DebateMayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota took jabs, raised their voices and frequently talked over each other at their second debate Tuesday, with de Blasio repeatedly accusing Lhota of "fearmongering," and Lhota accusing de Blasio of failing to keep promises and being soft on crime.
Christine Quinn Says She'd Consider Proposal For 'Rivera Ave.'“I know many New Yorkers and many Council Members would enthusiastically support renaming River Avenue in his honor,” Quinn said in a statement, according to the New York Post.
Quinn Endorses De Blasio For NYC MayorBill de Blasio became the undisputed Democratic nominee Monday after primary runner-up Bill Thompson withdrew from the race.
Hold Everything! Number Of Mayoral Ballots To Be Counted Closer To 70,000There has been a stunning development in the race for New York City mayor. Tens of thousands of ballots have yet to be counted, leaving open the possibility that there could be a runoff to pick a Democratic Party nominee.
De Blasio In Command, But Thompson Has No Intention Of ConcedingPublic Advocate Bill de Blasio emerged as the top choice in the Democratic mayoral primary, but could still face weeks and another electoral fight before becoming his party's nominee.
De Blasio Eyes 40% Needed To Avoid Runoff; Lhota Wins Republican NodThe Democratic front-runner, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, is hoping to eclipse the 40 percent mark that would avoid a runoff.