NYC Council Bill Seeks $2,000 From App-Based Car Service DriversHundreds of drivers are protesting proposed legislation requiring people who drive for Uber, Lyft and other app-based services pay a $2,000 annual licensing fee.
Mayor De Blasio Missing From NYCHA Meeting Between Cuomo, City CouncilThe latest battle in the war between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio played out Tuesday in Albany.
New City Council Committee On For-Hire Vehicles Holds First Public HearingA newly-formed City Council committee on for-hire vehicles is holding its first-ever public hearing to review Taxi & Limousine Commission oversight.
Assemblyman Hikind Blasts Patronage Accusations As Son Runs For CouncilA Brooklyn City Council race has turned ugly, as two political dynasties battle for control of patronage and power.
City Council Speaker, Members Take A Knee Outside City HallSeveral New York City Council members took a knee on the steps of City Hall to show solidarity with athletes who have done the same in protest of racial injustice.
Officials: City Council Candidate Could Receive Public Money For Anti-Semitic CampaignA crack in the city’s campaign finance law might allow an Upper Manhattan City Council candidate to run an inflammatory campaign with taxpayer dollars.
'We Failed This Child:' City Council Demands Answers On Death Of Zymere PerkinsThree New York City Administration of Children and Family Services are out of a job as City Council grilled agency leadership and members of the Mayor Bill de Blasio administration about the death of 6-year-old Harlem boy Zymere Perkins.
City Council Holds Hearing On Proposal That Would Ban Exotic Animals From Circus ActsThe New York City Council Committee on Health held a hearing Thursday on a proposal that would effectively keep the circus from coming to town.
De Blasio's Top Deputy Falls On His Sword In Nursing Home ScandalMayor Bill de Blasio is trying to paper over the Rivington nursing home scandal by offering to build another facility.
City Council Committee Approves Bills To Regulate Police Use Of ForceThe City Council Public Safety Committee on Tuesday approved a trio of bills aimed at police reform.
City Council Approves Gender Neutral Bathroom LegislationThe measure, sponsored by council member Daniel Dromm would require single-occupant toilets to be available for people of all genders.
NYC To Become First City In US To Require Free Tampons In Schools, Shelters, JailsNew York City is on track to become the nation's first city to require free tampons and sanitary pads in public schools, homeless shelters and jails after lawmakers approved the idea Tuesday amid a national discussion of the costs of having a period.