New York City Council

City Councilmember Donovan Richards
Queens is both a machine stronghold and the most progressive place on the planet. Can the borough president hopeful have it all?
Personality
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City Councilwoman Carlina Rivera
Carlina Rivera weighs in on the virus, Health + Hospitals and Medicare for All.
Personality
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New York City Council Public Housing Chair Alicka Ampry-Samuel questioning New York City Housing Authority Chair Shola Olatoye in 2018.
Could the field grow before 2021?
News & Politics
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Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins established the New York City Real Property Tax Reform Commission.
Decades after Dinkins’ commission, there’s been little headway.
News & Politics
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New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson.
Organizers hit a milestone on Monday, but they still have a long road ahead.
News & Politics
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Council member Antionio Reynoso came in #11 on City & State's list of Best & Worst NYC lawmakers.
Leaders of the council’s census task force didn’t respond to a question on how to be counted.
News & Politics
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Council Member Costa Constantinides is tied for first with 11 laws enacted in 2019.
Some lawmakers pass lots of bills, some at least try and some don’t bother.
News & Politics
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New York State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris joined by Senator Ramos and Senator Salazar.
Progressives are ascendant. But they don’t always agree.
Policy
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Speaker Corey Johnson and Council Member Steven Matteo both had perfect attendance records.
Some lawmakers make a point of showing up. Others skip a lot of meetings.
News & Politics
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New York City Hall.
Just a few short months after launching their union bid, staffers are hoping to have Speaker Corey Johnson formally recognize them.
News & Politics
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