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City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn speaks at a campaign stop outside City Hall on July 9, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Quinn: Spitzer, Weiner Haven’t Earned Second Chance

“What have these two men done since their fall from grace to make it clear to women and men, for that matter, that their selfish, dishonest ways are behind them?”

07/09/2013

Residents of the Rockaways hold petitions for ferry service on the steps of City Hall - June 28, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Rockaway Residents Petition For Continuation Of Ferry Service

They said it has has been a lifeline for them since supertorm Sandy, according to State Assemblyman Philip Goldfeder.

06/28/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Vito Lopez (file/credit: CBS 2)

Quinn Blasts Vito Lopez For ‘Arrogant,’ ‘Outrageous’ Run For City Council

“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.”

05/23/2013

May Day Demonstration (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Heavy Police Presence At Mainly Peaceful NYC May Day Demonstration

Thousands of activists armed with flags, puppets and cow bells took to the city’s streets on Wednesday to rally for immigration reform and labor rights as part of worldwide May Day protests.

05/01/2013

Stage 4 cancer patient Beverly McClain speaks in favor of legalizing medical use of marijuana in New York, April 25, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

New York State Lawmakers Push For Medical Marijuana Law

State Sen. Diane Savino said if enacted, New York would have the most highly regulated, tightly controlled medical marijuana law in the nation.

04/25/2013

Mayor Bloomberg meets with former President Jimmy Carter at City Hall April 10, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Fmr. President Carter Offers To Go On Diplomatic Mission To North Korea, Calls Tensions ‘Very Serious’

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Former President Jimmy Carter met with Mayor Michael Bloomberg at City Hall on Wednesday afternoon. Afterwards, Carter discussed the recently racheted-up tensions with North Korea and added that he’d be willing […]

04/10/2013

A home along the shore in the Rockaways ravaged by Superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rockaway Residents To City: Rebuild Our Beaches

Residents of Rockaway Beach descended on City Hall in Lower Manhattan Saturday, demanding that their beaches be rebuilt right now.

03/23/2013

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Push On To Require Sick Days In New York City Amid Flu Epidemic

A bill to require sick days for employees in New York City has been getting a new look after this winter’s flu outbreak.

01/19/2013

City, state officials call for reforms to voting system Nov. 13, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

City, State Officials Call For Changes To New York’s Voting System One Week After Election Day

Officials said this year’s voting lines were the longest the state has ever seen.

11/13/2012

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn at a news conference on illegal hotels (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

New York City Council Banking On Stiffer Fines To Put Illegal Hotels Out Of Business

The city has been cracking down on the illegal conversions since a state law was passed last year. But the city council has plans to increase the fines on illegal hotel landlords to try to run the practice out of business.

09/12/2012

About 15 men gathered on the steps of City Hall in New York City demanding state Assemblyman Vito Lopez resign on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Activists Call On Assemblyman Lopez To Resign Over Sex Harassment Allegations

An ethics panel ruled that Brooklyn power broker Vito Lopez sexually harassed several female staffers. Now, many say it’s time for the assemblyman to leave office.

09/05/2012

New York City Taxis (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission To Vote On Fare Hike, Lease Freeze

New Yorkers may soon pay a little more for taking a cab: The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission held a public hearing on Monday to discuss a proposal that includes a possible increase in taxi fares.

07/11/2012

(credit: Stan Brooks/1010 WINS)

Groups Rally In Support Of Mayor’s Proposed Ban On Super-Sized Sugary Drinks

Demonstrators in favor of the ban gathered on the steps of City Hall demanding action.

06/11/2012

Credit: William Alatriste

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Marries Kim Catullo In Private Ceremony

The media wasn’t invited on Saturday when City Council Speaker Christine Quinn — the city’s first openly gay council speaker — married her longtime partner, Kim Catullo.

05/19/2012

Citi Field (credit: CBS 2)

MLB To Reportedly Announce Citi Field As Host Of 2013 All-Star Game On Wednesday

It appears that the Mets and Citi Field will finally have their turn…officially. Major League Baseball will announce that the Mets will host the 2013 All-Star Game on Wednesday at a City Hall news conference, according to reports.

05/15/2012

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