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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.
The New York City Council has passed a bill that would force correction officials to regularly publish information about Rikers Island inmates in solitary confinement.
The bill would also allow people to sign up for monthly emails to update them when gun offenders move into your neighborhood, officials said.
Mark-Viverito, 45, announced Sunday on Twitter that she has the common sexually transmitted disease that can lead to cancer.
Brooks, the late, legendary 1010 WINS reporter, and his wife, Lynn, lived at Manhattan Plaza at 43rd and 10th after their three sons grew up.
New York City lawmakers have agreed on a $75 billion budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
Public Advocate Letitia James is proposing a bill that would require colleges to coordinate with the local rape crisis centers and the NYPD and force them to release sex assaults stats to the public every month.
Education committee chairman Danny Dromm wore a bright orange t-shirt similar to the ones used to isolate students being disciplined at Coney Island Prep charter school during Tuesday’s hearing.
“If the city were to take over the program, that it would mean lots of tickets going to drivers that perhaps don’t deserve them and the erosion of credibility,” AAA New York’s Robert Sinclair, Jr. said.
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has voluntarily given up her authority to decide how a large chunk of the council’s discretionary funding is distributed.
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito revealed the proposal on Wednesday.