Health Department Seeks To Cut NYC Smoking Rate Even MoreThe number of smokers in New York City has dropped to its lowest total in history, but the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is trying to bring it down even farther.
Cardinal Dolan On Billy Graham: 'I've Admired Him Since The 50s'Following the death of renowned preacher Billy Graham, Cardinal Timothy Dolan remembered Graham’s legacy Wednesday.
New York State Senator Calls For Tighter Security In SchoolsIn the wake of a shooting that left 17 people dead in a South Florida high school this week, a New York state senator was calling for tighter school security Thursday.
Councilman Calls For Cuomo To Declare State Of Emergency For NYCHACity Councilman Robert Cornegy (D-36th) has publicly called for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to step in and take action about the mess at the New York City Housing Authority.
New City Council Committee On For-Hire Vehicles Holds First Public HearingA newly-formed City Council committee on for-hire vehicles is holding its first-ever public hearing to review Taxi & Limousine Commission oversight.
NYPD Lawyer Testifies Before City Council About Councilmen's Arrests At Rally For Immigration ActivistIn the aftermath of a demonstration last month that resulted in the arrests of two City Council members and an activist, the City Council on Wednesday held hearings on how the protest was handled by police.
De Blasio, O'Neill Slam Manhattan DA Vance's Plan To End Most Turnstile Jumping ProsecutionsMayor Bill de Blasio and police Commissioner James O’Neill do not like Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance’s decision not to prosecute most subway turnstile jumpers.
Officials Postpone School's Daddy-Daughter Dance Due To NYC's Gender-Neutral PolicySome parents say being politically correct has gone too far. As for the disappointed girls at PS 65, they say they've been getting ready for the dance for months.
De Blasio Faces Tough Questions In Albany On Subways, Property TaxesMayor Bill de Blasio was in Albany Monday, facing tough questions from lawmakers about the city's contribution to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
17 Asbestos Inspectors Arrested In NYC, Accused Of Not Doing JobsAuthorities on Thursday arrested 17 certified asbestos inspectors, who face a possible seven years behind bars for allegedly not doing their jobs.
2 Women Sworn In To Top Positions With FDNYTwo women were sworn in to top positions with the FDNY Wednesday.
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.

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