New York City Council

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and Rep. Adriano Espaillat.
How to say “Oxiris,” “Gjonaj,” “Constantinides” and more
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City Council Speaker Corey Johnson during a City Council Zoom meeting on Wednesday.
New protections for commercial and residential tenants passed, in addition to capping fees by food delivery apps.
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New York City Councilmember Donovan Richards.
A Q&A with New York City Councilman Donovan Richards
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Sandy Nurse did not qualify for the NYC Council ballot.
However, Diaz’s biggest rival, Sandy Nurse, failed to qualify.
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COVID-19 has brought the debate over whether gig workers should be classified as employees to the forefront.
The council wants to extend sick leave to gig workers and have the state Legislature classify them as employees.
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But this first digital meeting was just a test for what’s to come.
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City Council Speaker Corey Johnson joins Mayor de Blasio at a COVID-19 media briefing in early March.
City lawmakers will meet and vote remotely on Wednesday.
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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?
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City Councilwoman Carlina Rivera
Carlina Rivera weighs in on the virus, Health + Hospitals and Medicare for All.
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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?
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