New York City Council Considers Doubling Number Of Street Vendor PermitsThe Street Vendor Modernization Act would gradually double the number of permits over the course of seven years, allowing for 600 more street vendors each year.
New York City Council Approves Resolution Condemning IslamophobiaThe resolution, put forth by Daneek Miller (D-27th), comes in response to an increase in violence against the Muslim community.
City Council Fighting For Civilians' Right To Record Police Encounters New York council members are fighting for civilians right to record police activity.
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.