9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Blocked From Senate Vote By Republican Sen. Rand Paul, Draws Bipartisan OutrageSen. Kirstin Gillibrand was looking to fast-track the new 9/11 funding bill through the Senate, but was stopped by that single Republican senator
Speaker Johnson Urges Caution On Potential NYC Fur BanThe fur is flying, yet again, over a bill to ban the sale of fur in the Big Apple.
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson Meets With Jewish Leaders In Wake Of Latest Anti-Semitic IncidentIt has happened yet again. There has been another anti-Semitic incident in Brooklyn. And on Monday it was followed by a call for action.
'Fair Fine' Proposal Would Create Sliding Scale For Penalties Based In Part On IncomeThe average parking ticket in New York City will set you back between $60-$125, but that could change if City Council Speaker Corey Johnson has his way.
Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr. Disputes Reports Quoting Him As Saying He Wouldn't 'Rat' On Sexual Harassers In The WorkplaceNew York City Council member Ruben Diaz, Sr. is causing a stir at City Hall again.
NYC School Admissions Exam Under Debate Amid Segregation ClaimsSchools Chancellor Richard Carranza unexpectedly found himself on the hot seat on Wednesday, lambasted about not enacting city council budget priorities during a hearing on school segregation.
Council Passes NYC's Green New Deal, Mandating Updates On BuildingsBig buildings could soon face big fines for not being green enough.
'Save Our Jobs': Furriers Protest Against Proposed Ban On Fur Sales In NYCAngry furriers descended on City Hall Thursday to protest proposed city council legislation to ban the sale of fur apparel and accessories.
NYC's First Lady Called Before Council To Explain Her Pricey Mental Health ProgramChirlane McCray, the city's first lady, is testifying before the city council today about her mental health initiative Thrive NYC.
NYC First Lady McCray To Testify Before City Council About Thrive NYC ProgramCouncil Speaker Corey Johnson said he asked her to speak during a budget hearing on March 26.
NYC Council Speaker Delivers First 'State Of The City' Address, Offers New Option To Fix MTANew York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson delivered his first State of the City address Tuesday in Queens.
Scaffolding Around Landmark Midtown Building Finally Taken Down After 8 YearsA landmark building on the West Side that's been enveloped in scaffolding for eight years is finally revealing its new look.
Supporters Rally For Diaz Sr. Amid Council Feud, Flap Over Comments On Gay CommunityA day after the New York City Council dissolved a committee chaired by Rev. Ruben Diaz Sr. as punishment for comments many called homophobic remarks, the councilman’s supporters rallied outside his office.
Bronx Councilman Sparks Outrage, Says City Hall 'Controlled By The Homosexual Community'The New York City Council speaker is demanding an apology from a council member who said the legislative body is "controlled by the homosexual community."
City Council Continues To Scrutinize Amazon DealThe Seattle-based tech firm continues to push for community support.