Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

New York City Council Asks For $103M To Repair Roads In Budget ResponseNew York City Council wants to spend more to fix roads, however the money wasn't outlined in the mayor's original budget proposal.
Bill To Make Chokeholds Illegal Gains Support In City Council Despite De Blasio's Veto ThreatAs Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to heal the rift with police, he may find himself up against the City Council.
Brooklyn Streets To Be Renamed After Slain NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos, Wenjian LiuNew York City plans to honor the two police officers killed in an ambush this month by naming streets near their homes for them.
City Announces New $12.7 Million Gun Violence Prevention InitiativeThe new initiative will expand a previous violence prevention project to more neighborhoods that need it.
Law Passes Requiring Audible Alarms On Doors Of Schools With Special Needs ProgramsThe New York City Council has unanimously approved a bill requiring audible alarms on doors in schools with special needs programs.
1,000 Additional Police Officers Included In City Council Budget ProposalCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito revealed the proposal on Wednesday.
NYC Council Follows Mayor's Lead, Steps Away From St. Patrick's ParadeNew 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.
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