New York City Council
On Sunday, the de Blasio administration released details from the mayor’s new budget proposal that authorizes an additional $70 million over the next five years to put more paramedics on the streets and dispatchers at call centers.
Councilman David Greenfield is proposing that the meters not be enforced whenever alternate-side parking rules are suspended for snow.
The average tax bill in the city is set to increase by $400 to $800, Councilman James Vacca said.
City Council introduced a resolution on Wednesday calling on Congress to reauthorize federal legislation to compensate first responders who grew ill working at ground zero.
The New York City Council voted this week to ban the sale of rabbits as pets.
Legislation being introduced Tuesday would change dozens of official documents. They’d include applications for public housing and complaint forms with the city’s Commission on Human Rights.
Artyom Matusov filed a federal lawsuit against the council and its speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito, on Wednesday.
Councilwoman Margaret Chin’s bill would require the city Department of Environmental Protection to install palm-size detectors to collect data on noise pollution.
The City Council’s Health Committee has scheduled a hearing Monday on a plan supported by transgender rights advocates.
Members of the New York City Council gathered at City Hall to voice their concerns over the direction of the NYPD in light of the sudden departure of Chief of Department Philip Banks III.
Advocates are praising the New York City Council’s passage of a bill that would require businesses with 20 or more full-time employees to offer federal tax benefits for mass transit users.
The Council announced Tuesday that it is earmarking $1 million for legal representation and other services for the minors.
The New York City Council on Friday proposed a package of bills intended to battle climate change by slashing greenhouse emissions, shrinking the carbon footprint of city operations, and cutting the number of cars on the road.
The bill’s chief sponsor, Councilman Brad Lander, said Friday that job seekers should be judged by their qualifications, not by whether they have enough money to pay their bills.
Mark-Viverito, 45, took to Twitter Sunday to disclose she has the common sexually transmitted disease, which can lead to cancer.