Council Speaker Christine Quinn

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Mayor Michael Bloomberg at City Hall - New York, NY (file / credit: Mayor's Office)

Speaker Quinn Seems Hell-Bent To Chew Her Way All The Way To Gracie Mansion

It’s a sticky situation for the woman who wants to be New York City’s next mayor. Council Speaker Christine Quinn has been seen in public and on camera failing to mind her manners.

11/08/2011

Chelsea homeless shelter

Homeless Shelter Fight Brewing In Lower Manhattan

Controversy over a new homeless shelter has neighbors choosing sides in Chelsea. The fight isn’t about where the shelter is being built, but whether the people building it were honest about their plans.

05/24/2011

Mayor Bloomberg and the FDNY

Bloomberg Relents, Releases List Of Fire Houses Facing Ax

Michael Bloomberg has apparently caved-in to threats of legal action by the City Council. On Wednesday, the mayor released the list of the 20 fire companies that could be closed.

05/18/2011

Council Speaker Christine Quinn (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Quinn Calls Meeting Following Anti-Gay Attacks

“We wanted to organize and send a message to anybody who might be a copy cat, that our community is responding to these attacks…we are not going to take them lying down,” Quinn said.

10/19/2010

(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Mosque Opponents Zero In On Bloomberg

With support from Mayor Michael Bloomberg the path was paved Tuesday for a mosque and community center near ground zero. But opponents said the fight isn’t over.

CBS 2–08/03/2010

Police Presence On Staten Island

NYC Leaders Outraged Over Attacks On S.I.

Community leaders are demanding much more be done to keep city streets safe following a recent string of bias attacks on Staten Island.

CBS 2–08/03/2010

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