New York City Council
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is suing to try to block a law that would make it easier to sue the NYPD over stop and frisks or other actions people claimed were discriminatory.
New York City restaurants will soon be paying lower fines for minor health department violations.
The bill would guarantee wages topping $20 an hour for building-services employees at properties that get more than $1 million in city subsidies or lease significant space to the city.
The City Council voted 47 to 1 to allow the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park to tear down two old stadiums that were built for the 1964 World’s Fair and build two new stadiums in their place.
The Garden had requested to operate at the site in perpetuity. The city planning commission recommended a 15-year extension.
Davis brought political rival Othniel Askew to a council meeting at City Hall on July 23, 2003, and then was shot dead by the man in front of schoolchildren and a chamber full of government leaders.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The speaker of the New York City Council issued a sharp rebuke of a once-powerful state lawmaker who is seeking to become her colleague. As WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported, a […]
The measure sponsored by Queens councilman Daniel Dromm would allow legal non-citizen residents of New York City to vote in municipal elections. They would not be able to cast a ballot in state or federal elections.
The $2 billion Cornell University Roosevelt Island Technology Campus and Office Complex project is slated to break ground next year.
Malcolm Smith of Queens and John Sampson of Brooklyn, two of those recorded, have already been charged with crimes including bribery and embezzlement, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.
The bills before the City Council would reduce the visibility and accessibility of cigarettes. The council’s health committee took up debate Thursday on the proposals.
Currently, if a driver deposits cash into a Muni Meter when payment isn’t required, there’s no way to get a refund.
On Sunday, State Sen. Diane Savino and Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal announced state legislation to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products.
The 71-year-old Lopez announced in February that his health was deteriorating and that he was extremely fatigued. Still, talk circulated of a possible council run.
“The bill being considered by the City Council would undermine the accountability that has been essential to the department’s success and make our city less safe,” Bloomberg said Wednesday.