Digital Divide: NYC Department Of Education Says More Devices For Students Won't Arrive For At Least Another MonthAt least 60,000 New York City public school students still do not have an iPad or Chromebook, months after the pandemic first started and just days after city public schools went all-remote for the second time this calendar year.
New York City Council Considering Bill Requiring Shared Moped Companies To Implement More Safety PrecautionsThis summer, the ride-share company Revel shut down service for two weeks following the deaths of three riders, including CBS2 reporter Nina Kapur.
New York City Council Members Demand Student Attendance Records From Education Officials; 'This Is Not A Game'There were many questions, few answers and a whole lot of frustration at a New York City Council hearing.
City Council Holds Virtual Hearing On School Health, Safety; Data Shows Lower Attendance, Engagement Among Black And Hispanic StudentsData from last spring shows attendance and engagement were nearly eight times more likely to be lower at schools where at least half the student population were Black and Hispanic.
City Council Approves Extending Outdoor Dining Program, Use Of HeatersThursday marked a major step forward for outdoor dining.
New York City Council Committee Approves Bill Allowing Electric, Propane Heaters For Outdoor DiningRestaurant owners have complained about restrictions on propane.
Struggling Artists Hopeful City Council Will Allow Outdoor Performances In Public Spaces With Program Similar To 'Open Streets'Theaters have been dark since the spring, but the spotlight is on a new plan that could allow shows to move outdoors.
New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson Drops Out Of 2021 Mayoral Race, Discusses DepressionIn a statement, Johnson cited personal challenges and opened up about depression.
New York City Council Approves Optional 10% Restaurant Surcharge FeeThere is some relief coming for New York City restaurants struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.
New York City Council Considering Changes To Language Of Police Chokehold BanThere will be a public hearing before the City council votes on the amended language.
Having Second Thoughts? City Council To Look At Language In NYPD Chokehold BillChanges are coming to the city's controversial chokehold bill that subjects officers to criminal charges.
Members Of NYC Council Education Committee Back Calls To Delay School YearOn Friday, Mark Treyger, chair of the city council's Committee on Education, called for a delay, saying there's no plan from the Department of Education.
New York City Lawmakers Approve $1 Billion Cut From NYPD Budget; Protesters Say It Still Falls ShortProtesters have been demanding cuts to the NYPD’s nearly $6 billion spending in favor of education and social services to address he root of what drives people to crime.
Mayor De Blasio Says Budget Deal Reallocates $1 Billion From NYPD To Youth And Community ServicesThe City Council and protesters want to shift how the city fights crime by focusing on prevention over punishment.
New York City Council Votes To Legalize E-Bikes, E-ScootersThe bill allows both to operate through the city's five boroughs.