Elizabeth Holtzman

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (left) stands with the newly appointed Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro during a ceremony at the FDNY Academy on May 9, 2014, in New York City. (Credit: Getty Images)

FDNY Commissioner Vows To Boost Hiring Of Female Firefighters

On the steps of City Hall just before a New York City Council hearing on the issue, Elizabeth Holtzman, former congresswoman and Brooklyn district attorney, said the department has made little progress over the past few decades.

12/10/2014

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