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.
After 8 Years, Scaffolding Around Landmark Midtown Building Finally Coming DownA landmark building on the West Side that's been enveloped in what some call an eyesore is finally getting a new look.
Council Speaker Johnson Hints At Mayoral Run In 2021City term limits mandate that a newcomer take office after Mayor Bill de Blasio finishes his current term. Though an election is years away, we're already getting a glimpse at the field.
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.
NYC Officials Propose Making Birth Certificates Include Male, Female And 'X' Gender CategoriesMayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson rolled out a proposal Monday to add a third gender category to birth certificates, labeled as "X". It will reflect a non-binary gender identity.
Mayor Proposes Budget, But Empowered Council Promises FightAs the mayor proposes a hefty new budget, a tug of war is expected with a city council determined to fight for homeowners and subway riders.
Study Says Few Will Pay With Congestion Pricing; Speaker Johnson Also Says It's TimeA new study defends congestion pricing – and is likely to be music to the ears of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the financially-pressed Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Speaker Johnson Vows To Face City's Challenges As He Is Sworn InCity Council Speaker Corey Johnson promised to be ready for hard battles and tough decisions as he was sworn in Sunday.
WEB EXTRA: 1-On-1 With New City Council Speaker Corey JohnsonCheck out CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer's full one-on-one chat with New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson.
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.