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Quinn Celebrates Paid Sick Leave Agreement in NYC; Bloomberg Plans to Veto

March 29, 2013, 4:59 pm

Speaker Christine Quinn announced the details of the paid sick leave compromises, which includes a provision to pull the bill if the economy does not continue to trend up.

No Housing Recovery for NYC Sandy Victims Until May

February 26, 2013, 3:53 pm

Hundreds of millions of dollars are coming to help the thousands of families still displaced from Hurricane Sandy, but the money won’t arrive until at least early May.

Tight Race for Special NY City Council Seat in Queens

February 22, 2013, 2:05 pm

A special race to fill a vacant City Council seat in Queens is so close it will likely end in a recount, according to reports.

City Council Hopes to Make Elevating Homes Safe Option

February 20, 2013, 3:59 pm

NY City Council will introduce legislation that will help guide and protect homeowners looking to elevate their home to avoid future floods.

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch Dies

February 1, 2013, 9:52 am

Former Mayor Ed Koch died early Friday morning, according to the Associated Press citing spokesperson George Artz. Koch was 88.

New York City Council’s Human Rights Record Reviewed

December 14, 2012, 9:50 am

The fifth annual “Human Rights Report Card” report, a comprehensive look at council members’ legislative records relating to human rights issues such as housing, [...]

NY Election Postmortem Focuses on Poll Workers

December 6, 2012, 4:36 pm

For the sixth time since 2010, the New York City Board of Elections (BOE) was called before New York City Council to discuss how elections are run in the city, and hear [...]

Council Hearing on NYPD Bills on Wednesday

October 9, 2012, 1:24 pm

A hearing on four pieces of legislation which, if passed, would impact how the NYPD operates is scheduled for Oct. 10 at the City Council chambers at City Hall.

New Cybercrime Lab Gets Funding

August 15, 2012, 4:07 pm

Forensic staff, specialized prosecutors, analysts and investigators will be centralized in a new cybercrime lab that just secured city funding, according to an announcement [...]

Councilman Larry Seabrook Found Guilty of Fraud

July 27, 2012, 11:21 am

Two years after he was charged, City Councilman Larry B. Seabrook was found guilty Thursday of committing monetary fraud through his non-profit organizations.


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