New York City Lawmakers Push For Universal After School ProgramsWith parents working longer hours, some New York City lawmakers are pushing for universal after school programs. Co-sponsor of the bill, Councilman Ben Kallos, joins CBSN New York to discuss the budget and benefits.
Demanding Answers: Why Can't Parents Use GPS To Track Their Kids On NYC School Buses?New York City parents remain infuriated over their inability to track their kids on city school buses.
Parents Fuming, Say NYC Failed To Deliver On Promise Of GPS Tracking Of School BusesJust one week into the new school year and hundreds of parents are complaining that a new GPS system that was supposed to be on all city school buses does not work.
NYC May Miss Deadline To Install GPS On All School BusesIt looks like the city's Department of Education is going to miss the bus on a crucial deadline.
City Hopes New Bike Lane Near 59th Street Bridge Will Make Dangerous Area Safer For CyclistsA new bike lane that snakes across the busy entrance to the 59th Street Bridge on Second Avenue is a safety concern for some people.
Mayor De Blasio Signs Bill Expanding Online Voter RegistrationThere will soon be an easier way for people in New York City to register to vote.
NYC Elementary Students Want City Council To Ban Toxic Pesticides In ParksThe PS 290 students made their voices heard in skit form Tuesday, supporting Intro 0800 -- a bill which calls for banning toxic pesticides in city parks and public spaces.
City Officials Hand Out Reusable Bags Ahead Of ‘Carryout Bag Law’ ImplementationThe Department of Sanitation and City Councilman Ben Kallos were handing out free reusable bags to help residents prepare for the implementation of a new 'carryout bag law.'
Bill Could Provide Boost To City Parents Trying To Re-Enter The Work ForceParents re-entering the work force may soon get help from New York City. A New bill introduced on Tuesday would provide free job training to parents trying to get back to work.
Councilman Wants City To Help Drivers Track Down Cars Towed For Parades, TV ShootsEfforts are underway to end the game of hide and seek that occurs when cars are towed to make way for parades, and other events.
City Councilman Introduces 'Healthy Happy Meal' Bill To Ban Toys In Certain Kids’ MealsThe measure would ban fast food restaurants from offering free toys and other incentives with kids meals if the food served contains more than 500 calories and more than 600 milligrams of sodium.