NYC Considers Bill Requiring Doctors At All Youth Football Games, Practices To Protect Athletes From Concussions
What City Councilman Stephen Levin of Brooklyn is proposing is requiring a doctor at every youth football game, and a doctor or athletic trainer at any practice involving tackling.
New York must raise the minimum wage, cut small-business taxes, ease the burden of high property taxes and invest big in transportation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a sprawling address that laid out a long list of priorities for 2015.
The average tax bill in the city is set to increase by $400 to $800, Councilman James Vacca said.
City council members are looking at how Airbnb and other home-rentals affect New York’s economy and housing market.
Pope Francis will be stopping in New York City during his trip to the United States this year.
At a seperate MLK Day event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Borough President Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, also stuck up for the mayor.
Hundreds of fellow officers lined the street outside Mount Sinai Hospital as Officer Andrew Dossi left Friday afternoon.
Police union leaders have called for de Blasio to apologize for not supporting the NYPD following the grand jury’s decision not to indict a white officer in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man.
Following the Eric Garner case, there has been a call for the release of secret grand jury minutes.
Five former heads of the MTA came together Tuesday to say it will be money well spent.
De Blasio’s comments came in response to an article in The New York Times, which quoted aides to the mayor as saying the de Blasio seemed depressed after the murders of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.
NYPD statistics show arrests were up in the past week after plummeting in the weeks following the fatal ambush of two patrolmen in December.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration says there will be a grace period, without fines, until January 2016.
A year after a groundhog slipped from Mayor Bill de Blasio’s grasp during the annual Staten Island Zoo Groundhog Day ceremony, the zoo is reportedly making a change to prevent the mayor from handling the animal.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is lifting a longtime ban that prevented children from having cellphones in New York City public schools.