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Tropes Permitted and Truths Denied

There appears to be a small flap in the New York City Council while in Congress they are giving a pass and almost lauding the tropist. 2,001 more words

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NYC First Lady McCray To Testify Before City Council About Thrive NYC Program

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray will testify before the City Council later this month about her mental health initiative, Thrive NYC. 170 more words

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NYC Council Speaker Delivers First 'State Of The City' Address, Offers New Option To Fix MTA

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson delivered his first State of the City address Tuesday in Queens.

The speaker kicked off a campaign for mayoral control of the subways and possibly his own… 457 more words

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Supporters Rally For Diaz Sr. Amid Council Feud, Flap Over Comments On Gay Community

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A day after the New York City Council dissolved a committee chaired by Rev. Ruben Diaz Sr. as punishment for comments many called homophobic remarks, the councilman’s supporters rallied outside his office. 334 more words

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Bronx Councilman Sparks Outrage, Says City Hall 'Controlled By The Homosexual Community'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York City Council speaker is demanding an apology from a council member who said the legislative body is “controlled by the homosexual community.” 308 more words

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City Council: 'Surprising Number' Of 311 Requests Not Addressed, Resolutions Murky

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York City residents know to contact 311 to report complaints and request information.

But 311 may actually be doing people a disservice, according to a… 223 more words

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Mother, City Leaders Demand Change After Viral Video Of HRA Officers Pulling Child Away

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – After cell phone video of a baby pulled from a young mother’s arms at a city assistance center went viral, city leaders are now calling for change. 428 more words

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