New York City Council

Policy

New York City’s first women-majority council to take on abortion access

The City Council will consider bills to allow people to sue for abortion interference and prohibit city resources for enforcement of other states’ restrictions among other actions.

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As Eric Adams looks to reduce waste, council points to city offices in need of staffing

The City Council is pushing back against vacancy reductions at Sanitation, the Department of Buildings and more.

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City Council takes step to making open restaurants permanent

A zoning amendment called a “first step” in the process passed easily in the City Council on Thursday.

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What does the female City Council majority want to do for women?

The New York City Council’s first female majority wants to bring more attention to issues including maternal health and family care.

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Meet the new City Council

A giant class of 35 incoming members with big ambitions.

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It was a good year for electing women to the New York City Council – including Republican women

The New York City Council’s new female majority looks like it’ll include three Republican women, two of whom flipped Democratic seats.

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Politics

The rise of Latinos in the New York City Council

New members bring the council more in line with the city’s population.

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New York City Council aides are officially unionized, after 21-month campaign

The Association of Legislative Employees is now the country’s largest legislative staff group in organized labor.

News & Politics

Jamaal Bailey’s shaking up the Bronx Dems

With a majority female City Council representation, could the old boys club be gone?

Personality

Alexa Avilés is a big-table socialist

The Democratic nominee to rep District 38 on the City Council wants to empower immigrants in Sunset Park.

Campaigns & Elections

A historic 6 Asian American candidates win in City Council primaries

The nominees may bring New York City Council closer than ever to proportionate demographic representation.