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NYC City Council
City Council Says She’s Not Against the Police; More Bills to Monitor Police Introduced
Council members introduced three additional bills to regulate city police conduct Wednesday, in addition to the several already pending review.
December 17, 2014
NYC Wants to Limit Uber Surge Pricing
Uber rides can cost up to nine times the regular fare because of "surge pricing," a method that ...
November 25, 2014
NYC Police Union at Odds With City Council Over Bounced Emails
The police union is unhappy about the City Council again.
November 18, 2014
Top New York City Correction Official Retires Under Pressure
Amid increased scrutiny over the correction department’s treatment of its jail inmates, the department announced on Tuesday that ...
October 28, 2014
Bill Requiring Campaign Ads Disclosures Passed
The city council passed two pieces of legislation on Thursday that will require more transparency on who pays ...
August 21, 2014
City Council Moves to Ban Waste From Fracking in NYC
An anti-fracking bill was introduced to the New York City Council on Thursday, banning the “discharge, disposal, sale ...
August 21, 2014
Legislative Push for Vision Zero Starts Strong
NYC City Council committees held the first hearing on Vision Zero Feb. 24 to discuss the city's interagency ...
February 24, 2014
The Drama Behind the Historic Stop-and-Frisk NYC Council Vote
NEW YORK—Council Member Jumaane Williams had two minutes to speak before voting to override the mayor’s veto on ...
August 23, 2013
City Could Introduce Online Gun Offender Registry
New Yorkers could be given access to an online gun offender registry, similar to the sex offender registry, ...
August 21, 2013
Challenger for Manhattan District 1’s City Council Seat Emerges
NEW YORK—A challenger to an incumbent City Council member has emerged and will kick off her campaign at ...
April 7, 2013
No Housing Recovery for NYC Sandy Victims Until May
Hundreds of millions of dollars are coming to help the thousands of families still displaced from Hurricane Sandy, ...
February 26, 2013
Tight Race for Special NY City Council Seat in Queens
A special race to fill a vacant City Council seat in Queens is so close it will likely ...
February 22, 2013
New York City Council Hopes to Make Elevating Homes Safe Option
NY City Council will introduce legislation that will help guide and protect homeowners looking to elevate their home ...
February 20, 2013
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch Dies
Former Mayor Ed Koch died early Friday morning, according to the Associated Press citing spokesperson George Artz. Koch ...
February 1, 2013
New York City Council’s Human Rights Record Reviewed
The fifth annual “Human Rights Report Card” report, a comprehensive look at council members’ legislative records relating to ...
December 14, 2012
NY Election Postmortem Focuses on Poll Workers
For the sixth time since 2010, the New York City Board of Elections (BOE) was called before New ...
December 6, 2012
Council Hearing on NYPD Bills on Wednesday
A hearing on four pieces of legislation which, if passed, would impact how the NYPD operates is scheduled ...
October 9, 2012
New Cybercrime Lab Gets Funding
Forensic staff, specialized prosecutors, analysts and investigators will be centralized in a new cybercrime lab that just secured ...
August 15, 2012
Councilman Larry Seabrook Found Guilty of Fraud
Two years after he was charged, City Councilman Larry B. Seabrook was found guilty Thursday of committing monetary ...
July 27, 2012
This is New York: Councilman Dan Halloran III
Five generations of Hallorans have called Queens County home.
May 6, 2012
City Council Meetings Now Broadcast Live
In another digital achievement for city government, City Council meetings began live streaming on May 1.
May 1, 2012
City Council Launches Restaurant Inspection Survey
Have you ever wondered how accurate the city’s restaurant rating system is? A City Council survey calls for ...
January 11, 2012
NYC Council Votes for More DOT Transparency
The Department of Transportation (DOT) may soon need to post information about resurfacing and capital improvement of city ...
January 4, 2012
Successes and Failures of City’s Anti-Poverty Agency
City Council questioned the success of the mayor's Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO), established in 2006 to combat ...
December 12, 2011
104 Arrested in Undercover Florida Trafficking Operation
Ukraine Deepens Probe Against Burisma Founder to Embezzlement of State Funds
Reagan’s Epochal Battle Against Communism Offers Lessons
Trump Latest Judicial Confirmation Flips 11th Circuit Court to GOP-Appointed Majority
Witnesses Confirm Reports by Journalist Frequently Cited in Impeachment Probe
Every Impeachment Witness Has Said Yes to Possible Hunter Biden Conflict of Interest: Stefanik
McConnell: Pelosi ‘Has Refused to Allow a Vote’ on USMCA Trade Deal