Campaign 2021: New Class Of City Council Candidates Poised To Better Reflect Diversity Of New York CityThe viable contenders represent a broader range of diversity in the city.
Coalition Of Police Unions Join Forces, File Lawsuit In Attempt To Overturn NYC's Controversial Police Reform LawCall it the long blue wall of opposition. New York City police unions, joined by MTA cops, Port Authority cops, court officers, even detective investigators assigned to a district attorney's office, are filing suit to overturn the city's chokehold law.
With Shootings Spiking, Mayor De Blasio Says He's Going To Stick To His Plan To End The ViolenceThe mayor ducked the question about redeploying the Anti-Crime Unit, undercover cops whose job was getting guns off the street.
Mayor, City Council Miles Apart On Solving Fiscal Crisis; 22,000 Jobs At Risk, 'Literally Every Agency'Steep layoffs and painful service cuts are being considered, with just five days before the budget is due.
Growing Concern Pandemic Could Cause Spike In Homeless PopulationAs more people start to return to work, it could take much longer for employees to rebound financially. There is a growing concern over how those still unemployed will pay their rent.
Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answers On How City Will Defund The NYPDHundreds of current and former city staffers who worked for de Blasio took to the steps of City Hall to denounce his record as the police reformer and to demand real change
Council Bill Proposes Ban On RoundUp Chemical Glyphosate Amid Cries Of 'Environmental Racism'The Black Institute asserts the city engaged in "environmental racism" by using the pesticide more frequently and at higher concentrations in parks used by people of color.
City Council Reportedly Considering Legislation To Reduce Use Of Paper ReceiptsThere are reportedly several bills on the matter that are being considered.
City Council Members Mulling Legislation Designed To Cap Real Estate Broker FeesA battle over real estate broker fees is brewing at City Hall.
After Delay, NYC Fair Fares Discount MetroCard Program Now ReadyThe city officially rolled out its Fair Fares discount Metrocard program, a few days later than original projected.
City Leaders Press De Blasio For Details On 'Fair Fares' ProgramThe program was supposed to start on New Year’s Day, providing half-price MetroCards to low-income New Yorkers.
NYC Council Votes To Rein In Ride Sharing CompaniesThe Council approved a package of bills that included a one-year moratorium on new licenses for for-hire vehicles.
NYC Council Bill Seeks $2,000 From App-Based Car Service DriversHundreds of drivers are protesting proposed legislation requiring people who drive for Uber, Lyft and other app-based services pay a $2,000 annual licensing fee.
Mayor De Blasio Missing From NYCHA Meeting Between Cuomo, City CouncilThe latest battle in the war between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio played out Tuesday in Albany.
New City Council Committee On For-Hire Vehicles Holds First Public HearingA newly-formed City Council committee on for-hire vehicles is holding its first-ever public hearing to review Taxi & Limousine Commission oversight.