Melissa Mark-Viverito

NYC Council Speaker Heads To New Hampshire To Help Hillary Clinton CampaignClinton lags Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in polls in New Hampshire ahead of Tuesday's primary.
NYC Council Members Voting For Salary Increase To $148,000 A YearMembers of the New York City Council are expected to vote next week to raise their pay to $148,500 a year.
City Council Speaker To Pay $7,000 Fine To Settle Ethics InvestigationA spokesman for Mark-Viverito said it was "a positive resolution'' and the speaker looked forward to getting back to work.
Mark-Viverito Takes Yankees To Task Over Aroldis Chapman, Domestic Violence ClaimsCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said Tuesday that the Yankees were wrong to trade for a pitcher who was investigated over a domestic-violence accusation.
Mark-Viverito Slams Rubio, GOP For Not Helping Puerto RicoCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Tuesday criticized Republicans for not helping debt-crippled Puerto Rico.
Mark-Viverito Slams Congress For Not Giving Debt Relief To Puerto RicoNew York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito criticized Congress Wednesday for not supplying any debt relief for struggling Puerto Rico.
City Hall Protesters: Donald Trump's Comments Are 'Dangerous'Meanwhile in New York City, elected officials and religious leaders were holding an interfaith rally Wednesday morning on the steps of City Hall to "to denounce Donald Trump's ongoing racist and anti-immigrant remarks."
City Council Speaker: Report On Exorbitant Pay Raises For Council Members 'Ridiculous'The last raise for council members came in 2006.
De Blasio Vows To Protect, Grow City's Industrial JobsHe promised to add 20,000 new jobs to a sector that already employs a half-million New Yorkers.
Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Endorses Hillary Clinton For PresidentMark-Viverito, a Democrat, made the announcement Wednesday in an op-ed for El Nuevo Dia, Puerto Rico's largest newspaper.
City Council Approves Cooling Tower Regulations In Wake Of Legionnaires' OutbreakThe City Council is expected to vote Thursday on new regulations to force building owners to register and inspect their cooling towers as New York City's outbreak of Legionnaires' continues to spread.
9 New Sites Test Positive For Legionnaires' Bacteria, Officials SayMore than 150 people packed a town hall meeting in the Bronx as city officials and doctors tried to put them at ease over the deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.

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