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
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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
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
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
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
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