Queens Officials Want Cut Of Tourism Revenue To Help Attract VisitorsState Sen. Jose Peralta has unveiled legislation to send up to $300,000 a year from the hotel tax to the outer boroughs to promote tourism.
Ex-Lawmaker Shirley Huntley Sentenced To More Than A Year In Prison In Fraud CaseThe 74-year-old former New York State lawmaker secretly recorded other politicians in a bid for leniency after she pleaded guilty to embezzling money.
Officials React To Mass School Shooting In Newtown, ConnecticutOfficials from Connecticut and beyond are expressing their shock and horror.
Queens Senator Wants Letter-Grading System For Street Food VendorsState Senator Jose Peralta will introduce legislation this week that would require local health departments to implement a letter-grading system for street vendors, similar to the current restaurant grading system.
Business Cards For Prostitutes Popping Up In QueensBusiness cards advertising prostitution are showing up across Queens, and local officials are not happy about it.