City Council

NYPD Officer
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Marla Diamond
May 22, 2020 - 5:11 pm
There were several testy exchanges made during a City Council hearing Friday on racial disparities in social distancing enforcement.
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Reckless Driver Accountability Act
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 11, 2020 - 3:37 pm
The City Council is set to pass a bill on Tuesday that would crack down on the city's most dangerous drivers.
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Bronx Councilman Mark Gjonaj
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Marla Diamond
February 06, 2020 - 2:44 pm
The New York City Council's Small Business Committee held a hearing Thursday on how "ghost kitchens" are impacting the city's restaurant industry.
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Corey Johnson
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 30, 2020 - 2:42 pm
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Thursday announced a sweeping new plan to deal with the homelessness crisis in New York City.
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Roundup weed killer
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Rich Lamb
January 29, 2020 - 1:29 pm
A bill to ban the use of toxic pesticides in New York City parks is up for a vote in the City Council on Wednesday.
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Cashless Store
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Rich Lamb
January 23, 2020 - 11:42 am
All New York City food and retail establishments will soon have to accept cash.
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Puerto Rico earthquake
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Mack Rosenberg
January 12, 2020 - 12:44 pm
Some members of the City Council are in Puerto Rico helping coordinate relief efforts amid strong earthquake aftershocks this weekend.
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Central Park Trump Ice Skating Rink
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Peter Haskell
December 19, 2019 - 6:12 pm
A resolution introduced Thursday in the New York City Council would effectively sever all ties with President Donald Trump and his company.
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New York City skyline
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Rich Lamb
December 10, 2019 - 5:57 pm
The City Council on Tuesday passed legislation requiring all new construction to install bird-friendly glass to cut down on the tens of thousands of birds that die each year flying into skyscrapers.
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Corey Johnson Hart Island
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Associated Press
November 15, 2019 - 6:32 pm
The New York City Council has voted to make Hart Island – the nation's largest public burial ground – more accessible to families of the dead.
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