NYC Council signs sweeping package of police reform bills

The New York City Council signed a packaged of bills aimed at reforming the NYPD, while Attorney General Letitita James blasted the NYPD and Mayor De Blasio for ignoring invitations to testify about the NYPD's treatment of protesters.

New York City is accused of fraud over taxi medallion prices

New York Attorney General Letitia James has informed New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer that her office intends to sue the city for $810 million to help hundreds of taxi medallion owners who find themselves hundreds of thousands of dollars in the hole.

New York City Council holds hearing on façade inspections

Leaders of the New York City Department of Buildings testified before the City Council’s Committee on Housing and Building on Monday in the aftermath of two recent deadly accidents where falling debris off building façades killed two pedestrians walking on the sidewalk. 

New York City Council votes to ban cashless businesses

New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to require stores and restaurants to accept cash for payment, saying businesses that accept only credit and debit cards are discriminating against New Yorkers who lack bank accounts and credit cards.