Reforms

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Bill de Blasio (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Quinn’s Legal Filing To Implement Stop-And-Frisk Reforms Is ‘Desperate’

In filing papers against the city’s push to continue the stop-and-frisk program during an appeal of a riling against it, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn might have painted herself as a target.

09/03/2013

FILE - A cat sits in her cage at an Animal Care and Control Shelter in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report Outlines ‘Deplorable’ Conditions At City’s Animal Shelters

A new report by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said New York Animal Care and Control shelters are plagued by deplorable conditions and dysfunction at the organizational level.

01/06/2013

Martin Luther King III, right, speaks at a news conference about gun control at City Hall in New York as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg looks on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Bloomberg Lobbies For Stricter Gun Control Laws

City Hall was the setting on Monday for emotional testimony from more than 30 victims of gun violence. They joined Mayor Michael Bloomberg in calling for stricter gun control laws.

01/24/2011

Mayor Bloomberg (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg To Teachers: No Automatic Tenure

Teachers will have to earn tenure by showing they have improved the performance of their students for two straight years and get a high rating from their principals and superintendents.

09/27/2010