New York City Poised To Welcome Most Diverse City Council Class, With First-Time Female MajorityThe incoming class is also expected to include the first Black lesbian woman, a record breaking number of Asian Americans, and the first representatives from South Asia.
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.
NYC Launches New Partnership To Help Hurricane Evacuees From Puerto RicoThe mayor has announced a public-private partnership to help hurricane evacuees from Puerto Rico.
Councilman Demands Answers From NYCHA Head About Lead Paint ReportsChanges are coming to the city agency in charge of public housing, but some say it isn't enough.
Advocates Call On City Council To Consider Better Care For Carriage HorsesCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, who originally supported a bill to ban the carriage horses, gave NYCLASS a big ‘nay’ Thursday.
Mark-Viverito Furious Over Trump's Tweets Last Week About Puerto RicoCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito was furious this week after President Donald Trump singled out Puerto Rico in negative tweets.
Mark-Viverito Slams Federal Response To Puerto Rico CrisisCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito pulled no punches Monday in blasting Washington’s response to the crisis in Puerto Rico.
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.
Congress Members, City Council Speaker Arrested At DACA Protest Outside Trump TowerThe protesters were demanding that Congress pass legislation protecting thousands of young immigrants from deportation.
Congressman Wants To Save Columbus Statue From De Blasio’s Political Correctness CommissionA Staten Island congressman said he has a plan to rescue the statue of Christopher Columbus from the forces of political correctness overtaking the city.
Viverito Leads Charge To Have Statue Of Dr. J Marion Sims Removed From Central ParkProtestors led by City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, called on the city to remove a Central Park statue dedicated to Dr. J Marion Sims.
NYC Officials Call For End To Immigration Raids At CourthousesImmigrant advocates were seething over last week’s attempted arrest of a victim of human trafficking inside Queens Criminal Court.
Oscar López Rivera Declines To Be Honored In Puerto Rican Day ParadeAmid heated controversy, onetime militant Oscar López Rivera has declined to be honored in the Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 11.
Bombing Victim’s Son Furious Over De Blasio, Viverito’s Decision To March With FALN LeaderThere was more controversy Tuesday, involving the Puerto Rican Day Parade, and a decision to honor an activist linked to a deadly bombing.
City Council Set To Crack Down On 'Immigration Experts' Taking Advantage Of ImmigrantsRecent arrivals in the United States are being cheated out of thousands of dollars, and the City Council is taking action.