New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito says the council may not vote to outlaw horse-drawn carriages any time soon.
City Council Chair of Consumer Affairs Rafael Espinal Jr. said on Wednesday he does not support a ban on horse-drawn carriages in New York City.
Animal rights advocates are protesting the use of the horse-drawn carriages at the opening event for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Central Park.
Opponents of horse drawn carriages are not letting Mayor Bill de Blasio forget his campaign promise.
Activists hit Times Square to distribute information to tourists explaining why they believe horse-drawn carriages should be outlawed in New York City, WCBS 880’s Ginny Kosola reported.
A survey released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University said that 51 percent of New York City residents approve of the mayor, while 28 percent do not.
A Manhattan Supreme Court judge ruled the NYPD must comply with a Freedom of Information Act request from an animal rights group.
Actor Liam Neeson is again speaking out against New York City’s plan to ban horse-drawn carriages in a New York Times editorial Tuesday.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing back his self-imposed deadline to ban horse-drawn carriages from New York City’s streets.
Two months into his administration Mayor Bill de Blasio finds himself at odds with New Yorkers on a whole host of issues — from education to horse-drawn carriages.
Actor Liam Neeson says he’s “a little bit pissed off” at Mayor Bill de Blasio for wanting to shut down the horse-drawn carriage industry in New York City.
The NYPD has taken over enforcement of regulations for horse carriages, and a spokesman for the industry said he hopes they will go by the law and not by a plan to shut the industry down.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has vowed to ban horse-drawn carriages after he takes office in January, leaving carriage drivers worried.
Dozens rallied Saturday at Central Park to protest what they call safety hazards and animal cruelty.