Cash Rules: New York City Businesses To Face $1,000 Fine For Failing To Accept Dollars, Coins As PaymentCash is king once again in the Big Apple.
Election 2020: Ritchie Torres, Mondaire Jones Become First Afro-Latino, Black Openly Gay Members Of CongressTorres and Jones want to champion mainstream issues, like the impact COVID has had on their communities.
Election 2020: Struggling South Bronx Sends Ritchie Torres To CongressAccording to The Associated Press, Torres, a Democrat, handily defeated Republican Patrick Delices on Tuesday in the 15th Congressional District.
Brooklyn Borough President Adams, City Councilman Torres Call For Investigation Into Possible Work Slowdown By Members Of NYPDNew York City lawmakers are questioning if a work slowdown within the NYPD is playing a role in rising crime statistics.
Pundit: Likely Results Of Primaries Indicate New York Congressional Delegation Moving In A New DirectionThe final tally for New York's Congressional primaries may not be known for weeks, but one thing is certain: there will be a sea change in the delegation's priorities.
Coronavirus Update: NYCHA Employees, Tenants Fear Getting Sick, Union President Says 'NYCHA Is Unprepared For This Disaster'"I could almost guarantee I contracted this coronavirus from my job," said one NYCHA employee who tested positive for COVID-19.
Coronavirus Update: Leaders In COVID-19 Hot Spots Say Pandemic Is Reflecting, Exacerbating Inequality In NYC"It is frustrating when I hear anyone say this does not discriminate because it erases the racially disparate impact of the coronavirus outbreak," Councilman Ritchie Torres said.
Coronavirus Update: New York Officials Among The COVID-19 InfectedNew York City Council Member Ritchie Torres announced Tuesday on Twitter that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
NYC Council Announces New Legislation To Help NYCHA Residents Dealing With MoldCity Council member Ritchie Torres says NYCHA has a history of not effectively addressing mold problems.
Councilman Suggests New Office To Help Puerto Ricans Transition To Life In New YorkCurrently, there are around 700,000 Puerto Ricans living here. Many more are relocating after natural disasters.
Investigation Underway After Boston Woman Books NYCHA Unit On AirbnbThe woman paid $90 a night to stay at Chelsea's Fulton Houses.
NYC Council Considers Bills To Force Shops To Accept Cash PaymentsThe New York City Council is considering a bill that would stop restaurants and retail businesses from refusing to accept payments in cash.
Council To Consider Ban On Cashless Businesses In NYCThe New York City Council has a proposal that would stop restaurants and retail businesses from refusing to accept payments in cash.
Ousted Department Of Investigation Commissioner Responds To Firing By Mayor De BlasioPeters says he was given the heave-ho by de Blasio after he repeatedly refused to deep six investigations that exposed the dark underbelly of de Blasio's administration.
Lawmaker Getting Tough On Businesses' Use Of Facial Recognition TechnologyA new wave of technology means store security cameras aren't just tracking crooks, they're also tracking you. A city councilman wants New Yorkers to know if and when a camera is watching.