New york city council
‘Mudslinging’ and ‘slander’: Speaker Adams responds to AOC’s accusation of ‘dirty politics’
The City Council speaker adamantly rejected reports that she sought to punish members who voted against the budget.
Jun 16, 6:32 PM
Battle over voting rights for noncitizen residents in NYC elections officially enters courtroom
Lawyers made their case in court for the first time Tuesday six months after the law took effect.
Jun 7, 5:28 PM
Commission delays release of proposed NYC Council maps to gather more public input
Four more hearings will be held across the city.
Jun 7, 12:48 PM
Package of City Council bills aim to pave way for universal childcare
If passed, the bills aim to make childcare more easily accessible and more affordable for all New York City parents
Jun 2, 8:33 AM
Asian communities push for more electoral power as city redistricting process takes shape
A population boost and the pandemic have inspired Asian communities to mobilize.
May 16, 11:08 AM
‘The stakes are high’: Council demands more social service funding on eve of Adams’ executive budget
Members of New York City’s Council are calling for an extra $1.3 billion in spending to be added to next year’s budget.
Apr 25, 3:53 PM
Rita Joseph, Council's new education chair, to focus on pandemic's effect on English language learners
She spent more than two decades as a teacher at P.S. 6 in Brooklyn, where she was most recently an English as a New Language (ENL) coordinator.
Feb 28, 9:27 AM
The Mayor Pledged Subsidized Child Care. The New Council Speaker Wants To Make It Happen.
Mayor Adams has called the creation of a program a “moral imperative” for the city.
Jan 22, 7:00 AM
The New York City Council Has A New Crop Of Lawmakers: Here’s How Those Laws Get Made
The process begins with an idea.
Jan 20, 8:59 AM
Adrienne Adams Makes History As First Black City Council Speaker
Adams was elected as speaker by a vote of 49 to 2.
Jan 5, 5:01 PM
Grading De Blasio: In East New York, Mayor’s First Rezoned Neighborhood, Promises Fall Short
Since the rezoning in 2016, just 100 subsidized units have opened their doors to tenants.
Dec 22, 2021 5:00 AM
Here's What We Know About Adrienne Adams, Set To Be Next NYC Council Speaker
Adams served in the private sector for 20 years before moving onto public service.
Dec 18, 2021 4:25 PM
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