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Engaging in the political tradition of rewarding friends and punishing foes, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito last week doled out coveted committee chairmanships and leadership roles – and the $390,000
Hours ahead of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget announcement, Mayor Bill de Blasio reiterated his promise to tax wealthier New Yorkers as a means to pay for his universal pre-kindergarten plan.
Backed by a retinue of political allies, Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled the first major plank of his progressive agenda today with a proposal to broaden the controversial paid sick
New York City will immediately begin using traffic cameras to ticket speeders — a move spearheading Mayor Bill de Blasio's strategy to reduce traffic-related fatalities."We think that there's an epidemic
City Council’s discretionary spending, a practice that frequently raises questions about favoritism and political power plays, is set to become an early wedge issue for the new mayor and the
Albany, N.Y. – As Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined his future priorities in his State of the State address, one member of the largely supportive audience listened intently for mention of
A new City Council unanimously elected its speaker today though some members intimated a need to heal rifts created by the heated race for the city’s second most powerful political
Thank you. Gracias. Before I begin I would like to say a few words in Spanish Hoy hemos hecho historia. Estoy profundamente conmovida y emocionada por el momento en que nos encontramos.
ALBANY, N.Y. — With two days left to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s fourth State of the State address, a number of prominent members of the good government community are nervous that
NEW YORK — Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrated the six newest members of his administration on Monday, including those responsible for promoting his administration's policy agenda in Albany and Washington