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When the 51-member City Council returns after the New Year, one of the first orders of business will be to pick, from their ranks, a speaker to preside over the
The contenders to be the next City Council speaker have been invited to a series of forums throughout the city. Here's the schedule so far (it's unclear right now who
NEW YORK — After about three days of being isolated in “the Box” away from his fellow detainees at Rikers Island, Ismael Nazario was beginning to break.
"That's when it started to
The plan to rezone East Midtown to make room for new, larger skyscrapers is dead — leaving Mayor Michael Bloomberg without one more data point to his 14-year legacy running
NEW YORK — New Yorkers may soon be able to watch any public hearing organized by the city from the electronic device of their choice.
The City Council approved a bill
Two years after Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Council created a commission to help make recommendations for overhauling the city’s lobbying laws, the panel’s work is beginning to yield
The mayor and the mayor-elect meet at City Hall, Nov. 6, 2013. (Photo: Flickr/Mayor's Office)
With a resounding victory at the polls, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has declared a mandate to
ALBANY, N.Y. — The election of Bill de Blasio means that Democratic legislators in Albany will have an ally in Gracie Mansion for the first time in 20 years. After
With just under a week until the general election, a group of incumbent and almost-City Council members are calling for systemic reforms to how the legislative body operates.
The slate of
Earlier this month, Capital New York reported that Gov. Andrew Cuomo was considering efforts to oust Independent Democratic Sens. Jeff Klein and Diane Savino because he felt they stood in