As New COVID Variants Spread, Concerned NYC Officials Call For A Pause On Reopening
Public Advocate Jumaane Williams said the current plans are anything but cautious, even though cases, hospitalizations, and deaths continue to fall statewide.
Updated: Mar 24, 2021 5:55 PM
'The City Knew': Watch AOC's Fiery Speech About NYC's Taxi Medallion Crisis
On Monday, Council member Mark Levine, who has been leading the effort to draft legislation for a bailout, said the Congresswoman’s attention to the issue gives the plan “enormous momentum.”
Sep 30, 2019 5:12 PM
NYC Legislation Would Curb Detox Tea Industry
Under Levine's legislation, the unregulated products wouldn't go away, but purveyors of the product would need to ID customers purchasing them.
Updated: Apr 11, 2019 6:00 PM
City Council Considers Banning Fur
Speaker Corey Johnson proposes: No new fur in NYC.
Updated: Mar 27, 2019 6:10 PM
Another Pedestrian Killed On Dangerous Stretch Of Amsterdam Avenue
Erica Imbasciani was killed on Amsterdam Avenue at West 141st Street, a stretch of road that the Department of Transportation has been attempting to make safer for two years.
Updated: Mar 25, 2019 4:55 PM
City Councilmembers Propose $100,000 Fine For 'Hideous' LED Billboard Boats
The ad-boat is still making frequent voyages around Manhattan, and it's unclear whether any official enforcement action has been taken.
Updated: Mar 25, 2019 6:05 PM
After 'Grotesque' $238 Million Penthouse Sale, Calls For 'Pied-A-Terre Tax' Intensify
Amid the outrage over hedge fund tycoon Ken Griffin's record-breaking purchase last week of a $238 million penthouse, two members of the City Council have renewed calls for a pied-à-terre tax on luxury homeowners.
Updated: Jan 31, 2019 3:02 PM
NYC May Create An 'Office Of Hate Crimes Prevention' To Tackle Rise In Bias Attacks
Councilman Mark Levine said it would streamline coordination between other city agencies when hate crimes happen.
Updated: Dec 8, 2018 10:33 AM
City Considers Residential Parking Permits To Curb 'Total Free-For-All'
'Right now it’s a total free-for-all — it’s not regulated, it’s under-priced. Half of all traffic is motorists circling the block incessantly, and permits discourage that and encourage turnover.'
Updated: Apr 27, 2018 5:33 PM
City Explores Limited Public Access To North Brother Island
"We are reopening the discussion and exploring options for some limited visits."
Updated: Dec 1, 2016 4:54 PM
Councilman Says City Craves Better Food Vendor Rules
Mark Levine wants to end our long citywide nightmare of antiquated food vendor regulations.
Updated: Nov 25, 2016 2:56 PM
NYC Council Kicks Off Hearings On Free Counsel For Poor Tenants
A proposed bill would provide attorneys to the tens of thousands of New Yorkers who appear in Housing Court without a legal representation each year.
Updated: Sep 27, 2016 2:38 PM
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