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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


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


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


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


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


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


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