Congress Members, City Council Speaker Arrested At DACA Protest Outside Trump TowerThe protesters were demanding that Congress pass legislation protecting thousands of young immigrants from deportation.
Congressman Wants To Save Columbus Statue From De Blasio’s Political Correctness CommissionA Staten Island congressman said he has a plan to rescue the statue of Christopher Columbus from the forces of political correctness overtaking the city.
Viverito Leads Charge To Have Statue Of Dr. J Marion Sims Removed From Central ParkProtestors led by City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, called on the city to remove a Central Park statue dedicated to Dr. J Marion Sims.
NYC Officials Call For End To Immigration Raids At CourthousesImmigrant advocates were seething over last week’s attempted arrest of a victim of human trafficking inside Queens Criminal Court.
Oscar López Rivera Declines To Be Honored In Puerto Rican Day ParadeAmid heated controversy, onetime militant Oscar López Rivera has declined to be honored in the Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 11.
Bombing Victim’s Son Furious Over De Blasio, Viverito’s Decision To March With FALN LeaderThere was more controversy Tuesday, involving the Puerto Rican Day Parade, and a decision to honor an activist linked to a deadly bombing.
City Council Set To Crack Down On 'Immigration Experts' Taking Advantage Of ImmigrantsRecent arrivals in the United States are being cheated out of thousands of dollars, and the City Council is taking action.
City Leaders Defy White House Threat On 'Sanctuary Cities' PoliciesCity leaders across the U.S. are vowing to intensify their fight against President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities'' despite the financial risks.
City Council Speaker Pulls Domestic Violence Ads Featuring Mets Pitcher Jeurys FamiliaCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will be reaching out to the New York Mets after the team's All-Star closer Jeurys Familia was arrested on a domestic violence charge.
De Blasio Calls DOT Response To Council Speaker's Tweet 'Stupid'On Tuesday, Mark-Viverito tweeted a picture of a broken pedestrian signal with a polite message to the agency, asking that it be repaired. She thought the response she received was a joke.
Mark-Viverito: Trump's 'Racist, Fear-Mongering Proposals' Would Hurt NYC's EconomyCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito unleashed her harshest criticism to date of Trump in a speech in Manhattan on Wednesday.
NYC Council Eyes Easing Punishments For Public Urination, LitterThe New York City Council is poised to pass criminal justice reforms that would curtail the punishments for low-level offenses such as urinating in public.