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New York City Council
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The New York City Council's finance director has been arraigned on an assault charge after he was accused of domestic violence.
The New York City Council has passed expanded paid sick days legislation.
The New York City Council won't have an official presence at the city's St. Patrick's Day parade this year because of rules that prevent gay and lesbian groups from identifying themselves while marching, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced Tuesday.
Several New York elected officials were arrested outside LaGuardia Airport as they protested with union members demanding higher wages and paid holidays for airport workers.
New York City Council member and speaker hopeful Melissa Mark-Viverito is facing a $1 million claim that she tried to put a voodoo curse on her former rival in the primary elections.
The New York City Council approved legislation Thursday that treats electronic cigarettes similar to tobacco cigarettes, by banning their use in indoor public spaces.
New York City Council members voted late Wednesday evening to raise the age of those wishing to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 — but not all are on board with the new regulation, which now goes to Mayor Michael Bloomberg for signature.
Mike Bloomberg won't take no for an answer. Like most billionaires, the mayor of New York City is accustomed to getting his way, so he is pressuring the state's highest court to rescue his ban on Big Gulps.
Thirty-six of 51 New York City Council members shunned a 2002 event honoring Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, expressing concern with the leader's despotic ways and worrying their attendance might be spun as an endorsement of his torturing of political rivals. But not Democrat Bill de Blasio.