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Two New Reps Join the City Council

Nov 24, 2015

CMs Borelli, right, & Grodenchik are sworn in next to the Speaker (photo by William Alatriste)  The New York City Council has two new members, each with prior experience in elected


Stringer Joins Calls to Shut Down Rikers

Nov 20, 2015

Stringer at The New School (photo via @scottmstringer) Giving keynote remarks at an event focused on Rikers Island jails, city Comptroller Scott Stringer added his voice to calls for shutting down


The Week That Was in New York Politics, November 16-20

Nov 20, 2015

photo: Stanley Kubrick via Museum of the City of New York Gotham Gazette's Week in Review, Friday November 20, 2015 PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Mayor de Blasio, former Mayor Bloomberg, Council Speaker Mark-Viverito