New York City Council

New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Mayor Bill de Blasio originally announce the plans to create smaller, borough equitable prison system to replace Rikers in February.
Borough presidents and state lawmakers have raised concerns.
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State Sen. Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state Sen. Jeff Klein
Sources present for state Senate reunification deal say it never applied to other pols.
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Then state Sen. Hiram Monserrate leaving Manhattan Federal Court in February of 2010.
The twice-disgraced former lawmaker has failed in his last two bids.
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The Henry Hudson Bridge, which spans Spuyten Duyvil Creek into Inwood Hill Park. The Columbia "C" is visible along the shoreline.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams questions NYCHA chair Shola Olatoye.
Immigrant rights experts say the movement has already begun.
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a private sanitation truck in New York City
City leaders on both sides of the argument weigh in.
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A man riding on the back of a garbage truck
Waste Equity passed. But the fight over commercial pickup zones is about to get nasty.
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Uber car in New York City
Better road management and transit service are more efficient answers.
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New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams awaits his verdict at Manhattan Criminal Court in his his trial for protesting the deportation of immigration activist Ravi Ragbir.
Kathy Hochul, a millionaire, ran an ad targeting Jumaane Williams' personal finances
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State Senator Tony Avella, New York City Councilman Bob Holden and the Chinese American Citizens Alliance hold a rally on the steps of City Hall to promote legislation to keep the SHSAT placement test in place.
The Asian-American community is key in the contested state Senate district.
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