City Councilwoman

Councilwoman Letitia James Elected City Public AdvocateCity Councilwoman Letitia James beat out seven other candidates Tuesday to win the race for New York City public advocate.
Councilwoman Brewer Wins Nomination For Manhattan Borough PresidentCity Councilwoman Gale Brewer (D-6th) emerged victorious Tuesday in the race for Manhattan borough president.
James, Squadron To Face Each Other In Runoff For Public AdvocateThe race for New York City public advocate has headed to a runoff, with no candidate winning 40 percent of the vote.
Councilwoman: Low Fast Food Wages Hurt Single ParentsA push has been launched in New York City to raise the minimum wage for fast food workers and allow for unions in the industry.
City Councilwoman Seeks Crackdown On Counterfeit Handbag BuyersKnockoff purse peddlers are a common sight on Canal Street in Lower Manhattan, but a City Councilwoman would like to see that change.
Prankster Leads Trenton Councilwoman To Raise Question About Made-Up 'Disease'A City Councilwoman in Trenton was placed in an embarrassing situation this week, after she asked what the city’s Health Department was doing about a disease that turned out to be made up.
EXCLUSIVE: East Orange City Councilwoman Accused Of Skipping Town After SandyPolitical fireworks have broken out in the East Orange, N.J., City Council, amid claims that Councilwoman Andrea McPhatter abandoned the city after Superstorm Sandy.
Survey Says Commuters Aren't Happy With MTA Subway Trash Can RemovalThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been taking out the garbage cans in New York City subway stations, and a new survey has suggested commuters want the program scrapped.