New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that he spoke with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence about the city's urgent need for medical supplies to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus have completely altered the usual New Yorker way of life, grinding the “city that never sleeps” to a halt in the last week after it became one of the nation's epicenters for the fast-spreading virus.
A new law that takes effect on Feb. 26, 2021, allows the city to impound your car if you incur a certain number of tickets unless you take a safe driving course overseen by the DOT.
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 legislation targets a small segment of city drivers, an estimated 5,000, who have racked up either five red-light camera tickets or 15 speed-camera violations in a year.
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.
Members of the New York City Department of Buildings testified before the City Council on Monday about their current inspection system, in the wake of two deaths caused by debris falling from building façades.
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.
New York City Council member Ydanis Rodriguez has introduced a bill that would allow New York City immigrants who are legal permanent residents or have legal working papers but are not U.S. citizens to vote in municipal elections.
A New York City Council task force on the city's taxi medallion crisis is endorsing a debt forgiveness plan.
For residents affected by the sewage spill in South Ozone Park that affected 124 homes, the response immediately after the incident and in the days since has taken far too long.
The New York City Council will consider four bills to regulate paper receipts.
Flavored vaping products will soon be outlawed in New York City. Lawmakers voted to ban all e-cigarette and e-liquid flavors except tobacco. The mayor said he will sign the bill or let it take effect immediately.
New York's subways, buses, and railroads are in dire need to an upgrade. The MTA is plannin to spend $51.5 billion over five years on its capital plan.
New York City voters will soon be allowed to mark election ballots with up to five candidates. Voters approved a measure to amend the City Charter to allow what is called ranked-choice voting. The measure passed 72% to 28%.
A new $1.7B plan passed by the New York City Council will aim to make it so traffic, bicyclists and pedestrians can share the road safely.
The New York City Council has voted to ban the sale of foie gras — the fattened liver of a duck — served in fine restaurants and gourmet groceries across the city.
The plan to close Rikers Island by 2026 and replace it with four smaller borough-based jails in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens is now in the hands of the New York City Council in a vote set to take place on Thursday.
A new bill passed by the New York City Council on Wednesday requires the city to study its facilities below 60th Street in Manhattan, and in two other heavily congested outer borough locations to see if and where off-peak deliveries make sense.
The NYC City Council is expected to put a cap on the number of for-hire vehicles for one year while the TLC conducts a study on ways to improve service by taxis.