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New York City Hall (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio, City Council Tout Proposed Municipal ID Card Bill

Under the law, city agencies would be be required to accept the card, making it easier for New Yorkers to access city services where identification is required.

04/09/2014

President Barack Obama speaks before signing an executive order banning federal contractors from retaliating against employees during an event in the East Room of the White House in honor of "Equal Pay Day" on April 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NYC Elected Officials Rally, President Obama Signs Executive Order On National Equal Pay Day

Obama cited Census Bureau figures show that the annual earnings of women were 77 percent of what men earned in 2012, a difference that has barely budged over the past decade.

04/08/2014

Vaginal syringe assembled (Chrysalis Archaeological Consultants)

200-Year-Old Vaginal Douche Found Under City Hall In Manhattan

This is an archaeological find you don’t hear about often.

02/25/2014

Bushwick Gun Arrest

Advocacy Groups Call On Obama To Boost Funding For Anti-Gun Violence Initiatives

Victims of gun violence and advocacy groups in New York City want President Obama to add more federal funding for anti-gun violence initiatives.

02/22/2014

Amnesty International Concert presented by the CBGB Festival at Barclays Center on February 5, 2014 in New York City.

De Blasio Welcomes Formerly Imprisoned Russian Punk Band Members To City Hall

Mayor Bill de Blasio welcomed two members of the Russian protest punk band Pussy Riot to City Hall Friday.

02/07/2014

City Councilman Ritchie Torres (credit: council.nyc.gov)

New City Councilman Reflects On Being First Openly Gay Bronx Elected Official

The City Council welcomed 21 new members at the swearing in ceremony Wednesday. One of the youngest members of the council is 25-year-old Ritchie Torres of the Bronx.

01/08/2014

A man smokes a cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

Woman Protests Bloomberg’s Policies By Lighting Cigarette Inside City Hall

As Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a bill banning e-cigarette use indoors as one of the last pieces of legislation he approved, an opponent protested Bloomberg’s policies by lighting up a real cigarette right inside City Hall.

12/30/2013

Mayor Bloomberg's City Hall Portrait (Howard Wolfson/Twitter)

Mayor Bloomberg’s Official Portrait Hangs In City Hall

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is featured in front of the wall-less area he and his staff have worked in since shortly after he took office.

12/30/2013

Former President Bill Clinton

Former President Clinton To Swear In de Blasio As Mayor

Former President Bill Clinton will be the one to swear in Bill de Blasio as mayor on Wednesday.

12/28/2013

Stan Brooks Radio Room (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Radio Room At City Hall Renamed In Honor Of 1010 WINS’ Stan Brooks

Mayor Michael Bloomberg took a moment to give out a special gift during the annual holiday party Tuesday night at Gracie Mansion.

12/18/2013

City Hall in Jersey City (file / credit: Steve Scott / WCBS 880)

Nothing Interesting Found In Long-Neglected Safes In Jersey City

No one paid any attention to the safes in the Jersey City city hall — or wondered what was in them — until the city’s new mayor, Steven Fulop, decided to hire a locksmith to open them.

12/17/2013

Luis Quintana, the new mayor of Newark. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Report: Quintana Plans On Shaking Things Up In Newark

A month after taking over for Mayor Cory Booker, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in October, Quintana has asserted his independence, moving to fire some of Booker’s closest advisers and differentiate himself from his predecessor.

12/07/2013

Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling (credit: Twitter/Rilling for Mayor)

Inauguration Ceremony Held For Norwalk Mayor

The Norwalk High School String Quartet played in the background as Mayor Harry Rilling was sworn in by Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy.

11/19/2013

City Hall in Jersey City (file / credit: Steve Scott / WCBS 880)

Report: Letter With Tebow Picture, White Powder Evacuates Jersey City Hall

City Hall in Jersey City was evacuated Monday, after a letter to Mayor Steven Fulop containing white powder and a picture of Tim Tebow was discovered, according to a published report.

11/18/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn speaks out against Vito Lopez, May 16, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Report: Quinn Assists Teenage Supporter Who Passes Out At Campaign Event

City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn was quick to come to the aid of a girl who passed out during a campaign event outside City Hall Sunday, according to a published report.

08/25/2013

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