Queens Democrat Adrienne Adams Named New York City Council SpeakerAdams has represented southeastern Queens since 2017.
New City Council Speaker Corey Johnson Says He'll Be Independent, Challenge MayorCorey Johnson, the new speaker of the New York City Council, vows to be independent and mount his own investigations of city agencies.
Speaker Johnson On Possible Future Mayoral Run: 'You Can Never Say Never'Newly-selected New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson had earlier ruled out a run for mayor. But Johnson seems to be changing his tune.
Corey Johnson Elected City Council SpeakerCity Councilman Corey Johnson (D-3rd) was officially elected as the new Council Speaker Wednesday.
City Council Speaker To Pay $7,000 Fine To Settle Ethics InvestigationA spokesman for Mark-Viverito said it was "a positive resolution'' and the speaker looked forward to getting back to work.
Mark-Viverito Slams Rubio, GOP For Not Helping Puerto RicoCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Tuesday criticized Republicans for not helping debt-crippled Puerto Rico.
Mark-Viverito Slams Congress For Not Giving Debt Relief To Puerto RicoNew York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito criticized Congress Wednesday for not supplying any debt relief for struggling Puerto Rico.
Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn To Head Up Nonprofit For Homeless WomenFormer New York City Council speaker Christine Quinn will head a nonprofit that aids homeless women and children.
Mark-Viverito: Illegal Synthetic Pot Rampant At East Harlem BodegasCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said Tuesday that illegal synthetic pot is rampant in East Harlem, and you don’t even need to find a dealer to get some.
Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn To Join Cuomo Admin. As Special AdviserQuinn will be a part-time staffer until mid-April, when she's expected to wrap up her position as a resident fellow at Harvard University's Institute of Politics.
City Council Speaker Puts Calls For Reform On Hold, Voices Support For NYPDCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito showed her support for the NYPD on Tuesday.
PBA To De Blasio, Mark-Viverito: Don't Come To Officers' Funerals If They're Killed On DutyAn icy wind is blowing from the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association to City Hall, in the form of a letter directed at Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.
Speaker Mark-Viverito: Rent Freeze Is Needed For Struggling NYC TenantsCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Monday called on the Rent Guidelines Board to approve a rent freeze for New York City residents with rent-regulated apartments.
Melissa Mark-Viverito Elected NYC Council SpeakerMayor Bill de Blasio ally Melissa Mark-Viverito has been elected as New York City council speaker.
De Blasio, Other City Leaders Promise Immigration ReformDemocratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he is committed to immigration reform, regardless of whether the laws change in Washington.