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New York City Council
Latest New York City Council Items
The New York City Council is asking for Albany to allow the city to use state funds to pay for a rental subsidy program for the homeless.
The New York City Council has passed expanded paid sick days legislation.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
New York City Council members voted early Thursday to create an independent watchdog group tasked with overseeing police activity and ensuring officers don't discriminate against minorities and Muslims.
Talk about a blind justice system. The latest New York City Council push is for police to shut their eyes to a suspect's gender, race, age and disability, out of concern that such descriptions constitute unfair profiling.