Chatelain: Knocking Smokeless Tobacco Out Of The Park Is Long OverdueThe players' union has been the roadblock in ridding the big leagues of the substance, and it's no wonder why: Many players are hooked on the stuff.
New York City Council Members Cracking Down On Illegal Airbnb Activity City council members are working on their next step after a surprising study on Airbnb.
City Council Wants Additional $10G Added To Wage Hike ProposalThe proposal would boost council members' salaries to $148,500 -- a $36,000 raise from their current $112,500 a year paycheck.
In Wake Of Convictions, NY Pols Consider Full-Time Legislative JobsThe New York City Council is considering whether to turn some legislative positions into full-time jobs, without outside compensation.
NYC Council Bill Would Reduce Fines, Help Seniors And Disabled With Snow RemovalThe city should cut senior citizens and New Yorkers with disabilities a break if they don't shovel their sidewalks after a snowstorm, some lawmakers argued Thursday.
City Lawmakers Promise Tougher Laws To Help Protect Rent-Regulated TenantsRallying outside City Hall on Wednesday, tenants say landlords are using aggressive construction to drive them out of their rent-regulated apartments.
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.
Uber App Debuts 'De Blasio' Feature To Rip Possible Vehicle Limits In NYCThe New York City Council is expected to vote on a measure that would number of new for-hire vehicle licenses.
Commissioner Bratton To City Council: NYPD Reform Bills Aren't NecessaryBratton told a City Council committee Monday that he's against a package of nine bills that would impose new regulations on the nation's largest police department.
NYC Council Proposes Bill Restricting Number Of Uber, Other For-Hire CarsCouncilman Stephen Levin, D-Brooklyn, is sponsoring a bill he calls a "timeout."
City Council Bill Takes Aim At Illegal Airbnb RentalsThe fine for a first-time offense would skyrocket from $1,000 to $10,000 and the maximum penalty would be $50,000.
City Council Approves Skyscraper Near Grand Central In Exchange For Transit Hub WorkDeveloper SL Green Realty Corp. will invest about $220 million in critical improvements to Grand Central, allowing more trains to run during rush hour on the clogged 4-5-6 lines.