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Despite suspicion that City Hall will enjoy a chummy relationship with City Council, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s pick for chief of the city's investigations agency was grilled today by Council
New York City workers expect two recent developments will end their long fight for new contracts and salary increases: the emergence of a hefty surplus in the city budget and
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.