In the wake of the death of a 4-year-old girl on the Upper West Side, the City Council will hold a meeting Monday on reported glitches with the 911 system.
If a proposed bill passes the City Council, customers caught buying these items could be punished with a fine of up to $1,000, or even prison time.
Opponents rallied on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday before a City Council meeting where the ban was to be introduced.
The court heard arguments from both sides Tuesday in regards to a March ruling that halted the city’s plan to put a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks.
New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott met with some angry and hostile comments Tuesday, as he testified at a budget hearing before the City Council Finance and Education committees.
“As it relates to Vito Lopez, my advice is to cease and desist and do it now. This is not only a fool’s errand, it is an outrage and a complete show of arrogance.”
Councilman David Greenfield is introducing legislation Wednesday, calling for school buses to be equipped with cameras that would photograph cars caught illegally maneuvering around the bus. The owner of the car would then be ticketed.
Assemblyman Vito Lopez of Brooklyn announced on Saturday that his resignation from the 53rd Assembly District seat is effective as of 9 a.m. Monday.
The New York assemblyman accused of asking young female staffers to massage him, touch his cancerous tumors and join him in hotel rooms said Saturday he will resign rather than possibly be expelled from the Legislature amid sexual harassment allegations.
Newsstand operators and supporters say the City Council proposal to lift the more than decade-old limit from $5 to $10 would help the venerable businesses keep up with the times.
Brandon Needer is 18 years old and just graduated from high school last year, but he has decided to make a run for a seat on the Yonkers City Council.
More than 1 million workers in New York City will now get paid sick leave. The City Council passed a bill Wednesday over the strong objections of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who fears it could hurt small businesses.
Currently, if a driver deposits cash into a Muni Meter when payment isn’t required, there’s no way to get a refund.
A proposal to make it easier to sue over police stop and frisks is setting has set a stage for an unusual drama in New York City politics, as backers said Wednesday they would press to get it passed despite opposition from City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.
The City Council on Wednesday discussed a proposed bill that would create zones where food trucks cannot operate.