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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.
Mark-Viverito: Illegal Synthetic Pot Rampant At East Harlem BodegasCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said Tuesday that illegal synthetic pot is rampant in East Harlem, and you don’t even need to find a dealer to get some.
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.
City Council Speaker Puts Calls For Reform On Hold, Voices Support For NYPDCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito showed her support for the NYPD on Tuesday.
PBA To De Blasio, Mark-Viverito: Don't Come To Officers' Funerals If They're Killed On DutyAn icy wind is blowing from the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association to City Hall, in the form of a letter directed at Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.
Speaker Mark-Viverito: Rent Freeze Is Needed For Struggling NYC TenantsCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Monday called on the Rent Guidelines Board to approve a rent freeze for New York City residents with rent-regulated apartments.
Melissa Mark-Viverito Elected NYC Council SpeakerMayor Bill de Blasio ally Melissa Mark-Viverito has been elected as New York City council speaker.
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.
De Blasio: Quinn's Legal Filing To Implement Stop-And-Frisk Reforms Is 'Desperate'In filing papers against the city’s push to continue the stop-and-frisk program during an appeal of a riling against it, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn might have painted herself as a target.
Quinn Slams De Blasio Over Report About Meeting With 'Slumlord'City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn attacked rival Bill de Blasio on Sunday, after a newspaper report claimed he met with a “slumlord” on Staten Island.
New York Times Backs Quinn, Lhota For Mayoral PrimariesThe New York Times on Saturday endorsed City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and former MTA Chairman Joe Lhota as the Democratic and Republican choices, respectively, to succeed Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Quinn, Markowitz Step In On Behalf Of Coffee Vendor Fighting With DOTA downtown Brooklyn coffee vendor has been in a David-vs.-Goliath battle with the city Department of Transportation, but some powerful officials have decided to step in on his behalf.