New York City Council

Council Member Chaim Deutsch
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 02, 2020 - 3:16 pm
The de Blasio administration is considering recruiting people who committed anti-Semitic crimes to speak out against the actions they took in the past.
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NYPD Tow Truck
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Rich Lamb
December 10, 2019 - 2:41 pm
A New York City Council Committee on Transportation unanimously approved a bill Tuesday that would push the NYPD to tow all vehicles creating a safety hazard.
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Margaret Garnett
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November 26, 2018 - 7:31 pm
New York’s City Council on Monday probed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s pick to run to the Department of Investigation, questioning her ability to lead the agency after the previous commissioner was fired earlier this month.
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Parking Ticket
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October 17, 2018 - 3:14 pm
A City Council bill being introduced Wednesday would abolish a city program to reduce parking fines for certain large companies.
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New York City Hall
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August 28, 2018 - 4:42 pm
The City Council on Tuesday held an emergency session of the Transportation Committee to authorize a bill – in the next the deal between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to get speed cameras operating outside New York City schools again.
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New York City Hall
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August 24, 2018 - 7:35 pm
The home-sharing platform Airbnb is suing New York City, saying the city's new law requiring the company to collect information on renters and properties is a violation of privacy.
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Protest For Uber, Lyft Cap
Kevin Rincon/WCBS 880
August 06, 2018 - 2:50 pm
The battle over Uber and other such for-hire vehicles is coming to a head, with a New York City Council vote coming this week.
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New York City Hall
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July 18, 2018 - 2:02 pm
The City Council Housing Committee on Wednesday unanimously passed a measure designed to further regulate what its supporters see as “illegal online hotels” in New York.
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New York City Hall
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June 07, 2018 - 2:34 pm
A bill introduced at a City Council meeting Thursday would fine Airbnb up to $25,000 for each listing it leaves out of monthly reports it sends to the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement.
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scaffolding
Dreamstime
May 12, 2018 - 5:50 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- There was another close call in New York City, in a place where scaffolding covers a high rise. One lawmaker said it's just proof that tougher regulations need to be put in place. Web Extra: Scaffolding In New York | Active Sidewalk Sheds Bricks from a 20 story building on...
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