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.
NYC Council Passes Series Of Police Reforms, Including Officers Required To Show Badge NumbersThe City Council passed a package of police reforms on Thursday. Some of the legislation lingered for years, only to get fast tracked amid the protests.
New York City Council Proposes Cutting $1 Billion From NYPD BudgetThe council calls it an "ambitious goal," but says they have identified savings that would cut over $1 billion.
New York City Council Issues Recommendations For Reopening BeachesArea residents have been allowed to go for walks on the beach, but any kind of gathering, or sports, or swimming is not permitted.
New York City Council Members Call Out 'Serious Dysfunction' Behind The Scenes Of City's Coronavirus Response"I'm disappointed that our two health-related agencies have had their infighting exposed," said Councilwoman Carlina Rivera.
NYC Council Passes Bills That Protect Restaurants, Small Businesses From Landlords Going After Personal AssetsHelp may be on the way for restaurants and small businesses struggling in the city.
NYC Council Considers Capping Food Delivery Fees During EmergenciesThe bill would restrict the fees during emergencies, like the coronavirus pandemic, when restaurants can’t have diners on the premises.
NYC Opening At Least 40 Miles Of Streets To Help With Social Distancing This SummerOpening the streets will provide other outdoor options so people can spread out, especially with city pools closed.
New York City Council Votes Virtually On COVID-19 Relief PackageThe New York City Council had its first-ever virtual vote Wednesday, on a COVID-19 relief package of bills to help struggling New Yorkers.
Coronavirus Closure? New York City Council Members Request Temporary Shutdown Of Subway, Bus ServiceThe letter cites the high rate of deaths among MTA workers.
New York City Council Considering Crackdown On Delivery App Fees For Restaurants"Let's be clear, these apps are eating our restaurants alive," councilmember Francisco Moya said.
NYC Considers New Crackdown On Reckless Drivers Who Rack Up Camera ViolationsThe pilot program would require registered owners of vehicles that have racked up five or more red light violations or 15 or more school zone speed camera violations within a year to complete a traffic safety course.
City Council Considers Whether To Make Selling Certain Diet Products To Kids Illegal"They're nothing more and nothing less than an intense dosage of laxatives, with all the complications that can bring," said City Council member Mark Levine.