Councilman Vacca Warns Against Proposed Legislation On NYPD Policies, ProceduresOne bill, with the majority of members as co-sponsors, would criminalize chokeholds.
Mayor Bloomberg Vetoes 2 NYPD Oversight BillsMayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday vetoed two bills aimed at impacting the NYPD that were recently passed by the City Council.
Bill In City Council Would Require Oversight Of Home Elevation ProjectsStaten Island Councilman James Oddo said when he visited New Orleans recently, he was warned repeatedly about home elevation projects.
Gov. Cuomo Aide Benjamin Lawsky New Head Of Financial Oversight In New YorkThe New York Senate has confirmed Benjamin Lawsky, a former federal prosecutor in Manhattan and Cuomo's chief of staff, is the first superintendent of the Department of Financial Services. He was a special assistant to Cuomo as attorney general.