Speaker Christine Quinn
A proposal to make it easier to sue over police stop and frisks is setting has set a stage for an unusual drama in New York City politics, as backers said Wednesday they would press to get it passed despite opposition from City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.
The community leader and Staten Island resident made the announcement at a City Hall press conference on Thursday.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the council would soon override the veto of the measure, which would have made the city the fourth place in the nation to ban job ads that say unemployed applicants won’t qualify.
The City Council speaker spoke to a packed Council chamber and was interrupted by applause many times.
The former library warehouse will be converted into 50 classrooms to go along with an auditorium and other school amenities, including Wi-Fi, science labs, art suites, and a dark room.
Most New York City taxpayers will be cheering the $68.7 billion budget because although it has some revenue shortfalls, the mayor won’t be dipping his hands into your pockets to find the funds.
Saying the Rent Guidelines Board is stacked against renters, politicians and tenants rallied on the steps of City Hall Monday in support of state measure that would give the City Council veto power over the mayor’s nominees on the board.
Tuesday’s decision in Manhattan’s State Supreme court is in response to a proposal that would have required people to show they’re truly homeless, with documents if possible.
City Council Votes To Give Grace Period For Muni-Meter Parking, End Alternate Side Violation Stickers
City Council has passed what they’re calling a fair parking legislative package consisting of three bills aimed at making parking a little easier in New York City.
After a contentious budget session, lawmakers said they would not give the city’s teachers their first pink slips since the economic crisis of the 1970s.
Under the bill, if a community keeps its streets clean for two consecutive years and gets a 90 percent cleanliness grade, the local community board would have the option of reducing its street cleaning to once a week.
With the EPA convening a National Bedbug Summit Tuesday, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and several council members called on federal officials to put money into initiatives to fight the pests.
It looks like a whole new bowl game is in the works for New Yorkers when they go to the john.
Councilwoman Jessica Lappin, has sponsored a bill aimed at facilities she charged were nothing more than anti-choice centers masquerading as health clinics.