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.
Assemblyman Hikind Blasts Patronage Accusations As Son Runs For CouncilA Brooklyn City Council race has turned ugly, as two political dynasties battle for control of patronage and power.
City Council Speaker, Members Take A Knee Outside City HallSeveral New York City Council members took a knee on the steps of City Hall to show solidarity with athletes who have done the same in protest of racial injustice.
Officials: City Council Candidate Could Receive Public Money For Anti-Semitic CampaignA crack in the city’s campaign finance law might allow an Upper Manhattan City Council candidate to run an inflammatory campaign with taxpayer dollars.
'We Failed This Child:' City Council Demands Answers On Death Of Zymere PerkinsThree New York City Administration of Children and Family Services are out of a job as City Council grilled agency leadership and members of the Mayor Bill de Blasio administration about the death of 6-year-old Harlem boy Zymere Perkins.
City Council Holds Hearing On Proposal That Would Ban Exotic Animals From Circus ActsThe New York City Council Committee on Health held a hearing Thursday on a proposal that would effectively keep the circus from coming to town.
De Blasio's Top Deputy Falls On His Sword In Nursing Home ScandalMayor Bill de Blasio is trying to paper over the Rivington nursing home scandal by offering to build another facility.