New York City Council

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on the "red flag" bus tour
Rounding up the week’s political news.
News & Politics
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson before the budget announcement at City Hall.
De Blasio again relies on private funds, vexing the New York City Council.
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Faiza Ali, co-director of the Community Outreach Unit of the Community Engagement Division at the New York City Council.
Balancing work and fasting can be both “exhausting and exhilarating.”
Personality
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Former New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Mark Viverito marches in the 2014 Puerto Rican Day parade.
The Center for Puerto Rican Studies had funds restored, while others saw cuts.
News & Politics
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NYPD officers
Critics say it lacks transparency, raises civil liberties concerns.
Policy
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Traffic behind New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's press conference announcing a redesign of 9th St. in Park Slope and calling for speed-camera expansion.
NYC pols want to strengthen cameras – while the state Legislature may not even renew their authorization.
Policy
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New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Mayor Bill de Blasio discuss the budget shortly before the handshake agreement.
More reserves may be needed if the city sees another recession.
News & Politics
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Corey Johnson handshake agreement 2018
An early handshake agreement seals a $89.2 billion spending plan.
News & Politics
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New York City Councilman Richie Torres at a protest by public housing residents
Some public housing tenants’ advocates applaud, but not the City Council Oversight and Investigations Committee chairman.
Policy
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