Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito
As Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to heal the rift with police, he may find himself up against the City Council.
New York City plans to honor the two police officers killed in an ambush this month by naming streets near their homes for them.
The new initiative will expand a previous violence prevention project to more neighborhoods that need it.
The New York City Council has unanimously approved a bill requiring audible alarms on doors in schools with special needs programs.
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito revealed the proposal on Wednesday.
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said the council won’t have an official presence at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade because of rules that prevent gay and lesbian groups from identifying themselves while marching.