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.
NYC Officials Implore Washington To Help Puerto Rico Through Debt CrisisPuerto Rico's governor said last month that the island's $72 billion public debt is unpayable given the current level of economic growth.
De Blasio, Mark-Viverito Make Nice After Uber SpatThe mayor and the speaker sought to make it clear they were on the same page when it comes to Uber down the road.
Firefighters Union Sues City Council Speaker Over Disability BenefitsUniformed Firefighters Association President Stephen Cassidy is pushing for legislation that would boost disability pensions for firefighters hired after 2009.
De Blasio: Federal Government Should Come To Puerto Rico's RescueThe U.S. Caribbean territory owes $72 billion in debts it governor has said publicly it cannot pay.
Mark-Viverito: Illegal Synthetic Pot Rampant At East Harlem BodegasCity 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.
NYC's $78.5 Billion Budget Heads To City Council For VoteThe entire Fiscal Year 2016 budget will go to a vote before the full council later this week.
TLC Public Service Announcement Takes On Cabbies Who Refuse ServiceThe 30-second spot opens with an African-American couple looking frustrated as a cab zooms by them.