The leading candidate in a special election for a Queens City Council seat has increased his margin to 80 votes.
A New York City Councilman said he expects the Council to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of a bill that would have prevented employers from shunning out-of-work job-seekers.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is pushing the city to reduce fines faced by street vendors, but the mayor described it as less than a good idea.
The City Council speaker spoke to a packed Council chamber and was interrupted by applause many times.
Speaker Christine Quinn said the council would override a veto of the bill that would prohibit employers from using a person’s employment status in a hiring decision.
The 61-year-old former Bronx councilman told the judge that he remained a “proud man” but was prepared for whatever sentence she would deliver.
A judge on Tuesday ruled that Newark Mayor Cory Booker did not have the authority to cast a vote to fill a vacant City Council seat last month.
The mayor accused reporters of trying to start a fight between him and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, widely considered to be the frontrunner in the race.
While the current law allows drivers to set their own prices, they are required to disclose that price on clearly posted signs.
The emergency room is expected to be ready for limited services in about a month, according to the hospital. Full hospital operations are not expected until February
The plan would allocate $200 million for the Department of Education and $300 million for the New York City Health and Hospital Corporation to repair extensive damage.
A New York City Council member came personally to a gas station in Queens to help fix a crashed computer system, according to the owner of the service station.
The federal indictment unsealed in court Wednesday revealed fraud and obstruction of justice charges against Queens Democratic district leader Albert Baldeo.
Residents on both sides of the issue voiced their concerns to New York City lawmakers Tuesday night about the practice of stopping and frisking hundreds of thousands of people a year.
The laws would require riders to wear reflective vests with their employer’s name and an ID number so pedestrians can easily identify commercial cyclists.
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