The City Council was holding a hearing on 22 bills and resolutions to tighten the laws and increase penalties in an effort to reduce traffic fatalities.
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.
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.
This is an archaeological find you don’t hear about often.
Victims of gun violence and advocacy groups in New York City want President Obama to add more federal funding for anti-gun violence initiatives.
Mayor Bill de Blasio welcomed two members of the Russian protest punk band Pussy Riot to City Hall Friday.
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.
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.
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.
Former President Bill Clinton will be the one to swear in Bill de Blasio as mayor on Wednesday.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg took a moment to give out a special gift during the annual holiday party Tuesday night at Gracie Mansion.
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.
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.
The Norwalk High School String Quartet played in the background as Mayor Harry Rilling was sworn in by Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy.
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.