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Mark-Viverito: Allow Puerto Rico To Restructure Debt

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said she wants Puerto Rico to have the ability to restructure its debt in the midst of a growing crisis. 226 more words


Advocates Renew Push to Pass Police Reform Bills Stalled in City Council

Advocates and Council members rallied outside City Hall today to call for the passage of a pair of police reform bills that have languished for two years, despite support from more than half the body’s members. 926 more words

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Council Passes de Blasio's First Neighborhood Rezoning Plan

The City Council today passed the first of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 15 proposed neighborhood rezonings—this one designed to turn Brooklyn’s East New York into a mixed-income neighborhood, while keeping it affordable to many of its current residents. 571 more words

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Jumaane Williams Endorses Bernie Sanders' 'Political Revolutionary Moonshot'

Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane Williams this afternoon became the second member of the City Council to endorse Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for president.

Taking the stage at the candidate’s massive rally in Prospect Park today, Mr. 406 more words

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NYC Council Speaker and Delores Huerta Bash Bernie Sanders as Anti-Latino

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and labor leader Delores Huerta tore into Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders over his past votes on immigration issues—and to defend Hillary Clinton’s record on the issue. 788 more words

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Top Hillary Surrogate Says Bernie's Attacks Only Help Republicans

One of Hillary Clinton’s top New York City surrogates slammed Sen. Bernie Sanders for alleging that the former secretary of state, first lady and New York senator may not be “qualified” to be president, charging that the Vermont independent was only aiding “Republican extremists” like Donald Trump and Sen. 301 more words

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Council Votes to Crack Down on Naked Ladies and Costumed Characters in Times Square

The legions of superheroes, cartoon characters, Muppets and body-painted babes prowling Times Square will have to learn to think inside the box.

That’s because the City Council voted today to authorize the mayor’s administration to set hard rules designating times and spaces on pedestrian plazas where such performers can pose for photographs in exchange for tips. 377 more words

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