Puerto Rico’s governor said last month that the island’s $72 billion public debt is unpayable given the current level of economic growth.
The mayor and the speaker sought to make it clear they were on the same page when it comes to Uber down the road.
Uniformed Firefighters Association President Stephen Cassidy is pushing for legislation that would boost disability pensions for firefighters hired after 2009.
The U.S. Caribbean territory owes $72 billion in debts it governor has said publicly it cannot pay.
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said Tuesday that illegal synthetic pot is rampant in East Harlem, and you don’t even need to find a dealer to get some.
The entire Fiscal Year 2016 budget will go to a vote before the full council later this week.
The 30-second spot opens with an African-American couple looking frustrated as a cab zooms by them.
Lorraine Cortez Vasquez chairs the board and said with about 2 million spectators and 20,000 marchers, it’s the fifth largest parade in the country.
The New York City Council has taken the first step to crack down on used car dealers.
The New York City Council speaker said Saturday that fewer arrests for low-level offenses would help police improve their relations with some communities.
When it comes to minor offenses such as drinking in public and turnstile jumping, a City Council plan would result in tickets, not arrests.
Under the proposals, police could no longer arrest people for urinating in public, consuming alcohol in public, bicycling on a sidewalk, being in a park after dark, littering, failing to obey a sign and making excessive noise.
In 2013 — the most recent numbers available — 16,663 defendants couldn’t make bail of $2,000 or less, according to City Council data. And 6,327 people couldn’t make bail of $20 to $500.
Mark-Viverito, whose political positions are largely to the left of the famously liberal Mayor Bill de Blasio, has becoming a prominent voice — and Twitter pundit — on such issues as immigration and criminal justice reform.
New York City officials who launched the city’s municipal identification card, the nation’s largest program, did so with the hope of inspiring other cities to follow suit and offer IDs to those without them, including many immigrants living in the country illegally.