Adrienne Adams Becomes First African-American Woman To Be Elected New York City Council SpeakerWednesday was a historic day for the New York City Council.
Queens Democrat Adrienne Adams Named New York City Council SpeakerAdams has represented southeastern Queens since 2017.
New York City Council Passes Measure To Rezone SoHo, NoHoDe Blasio will sign the measure into law before he leaves office on Jan. 1.
War Of Words Erupts After New York City Council Votes To Ban Natural Gas From All New Construction Under 7 StoriesThe fight against climate change is coming to a building near you. Gas-powered stoves, space heaters and water boilers will soon be a thing of the past.
New York City Council Hearing On COVID Safety In WorkplaceAfter gathering information on protocols used, officials hope to figure out the best safety methods as the pandemic continues.
City Council Passes Bill Allowing NYC Residents Who Are Not Citizens To Vote In City ElectionsThe move will place New York City in the lead as the largest U.S. city giving non-citizens access to the ballot.
City Council Passes Bill Requiring NYC Homeowners, Tenants Who List Properties For Short-Term Rentals To Register With CityFor buildings with more than three apartments, state law only allows short-term rentals for less than 30 days when the resident renting it out is home at the same time.
Landlord Groups Fume As NYC Council Mulls Proposal To Prevent Criminal Background Checks Of Potential TenantsIt could affect residents of several million rental apartments, condos and co-ops.
New York City Council Hearing On SoHo Rezoning PlanThe City Council's Land Use Committee is expected to vote on the measure Thursday.
'Class Size Matters'; Parents, Teachers Urge NYC Council To Pass Bill Lowering Classroom CapacityMembers of the City Council introduced the bill at the end of July, but it hasn't been put up for a vote.
New York City Council Passes Measures To Ease Congestion Created By Delivery TrucksCity Council has passed multiple new measures to stop online delivery trucks from blocking streets and sidewalks.
New York City Council Approves Mayor De Blasio's Rezoning Plans For GowanusThe mayor says the project will add 8,500 new apartments to the neighborhood by 2035 and 3,000 of those apartments would be set aside for low- and moderate-income New Yorkers.
City Council Approves New York Blood Center's Expansion Plans For Upper East Side HeadquartersThe center wants to turn its three-story headquarters on the Upper East Side into a 16-story, state-of-the-art life sciences hub in the middle of a residential street.
Thomas Jefferson Statue Removed From NYC Council Chamber; Next Stop: New York Historical SocietyThe statue was donated to the city in 1834. It was commissioned by a U.S. Navy commodore to honor Jefferson's commitment to religious freedom.
Republican Vickie Paladino Defeats Democrat Tony Avella For New York City Council SeatPaladino will replace the term-limited Paul Vallone, representing part of northeast Queens.