Carlina Rivera

New York City

To crack down on illegal hotels, regulate Airbnb

A New York City Council bill would help enforce the law against illegal hotel conversions.

Carlina Rivera

Albany vs. New York City: Who fields the best basketball team?

Albany vs. New York City: Which political basketball players make each team’s starting 5?

Cyrus Vance

Women’s Caucus: Vance shouldn’t lead Schneiderman investigation

The New York City Council Women’s Caucus supports the appointment of Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas as a special prosecutor

Corey Johnson

Johnson and council members off on week-long trip to Israel

Fresh off his first domestic trip as speaker of the New York City Council, Corey Johnson is going abroad on a eight-day trip to Israel.

New York

Jared Kushner lied to NYC because he could get away with it

The Kushner Cos. filing of false paperwork on rent-regulated units and efforts to expel tenants is a failure of not just the companys integrity, but of state and local law. With the incentive structure of state rent regulations and a two-tiered legal system in which corporations get a slap on the wrist for ripping off the public while the poor go to jail for drug possession, actions like Kushner’s are inevitable.

Carlina Rivera

Health care officials offer diagnoses for New York's funding challenges

Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, Health + Hospitals' Mitchell Katz and New York City Councilwoman Carlina Rivera offer diagnoses for New York's health funding challenges.

Carlina Rivera

The 5 City Council members eyeing the 2021 speakership

Some New York City Council members are already thinking about running to be the next council speaker in 2021.

Justin Brannan

Meet the new class

Meet the 11 new members of the New York City Council.

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