New Yorkers citywide used ranked choice voting for the first time in the June primaries. Ranking the top five candidates instead of just one has been credited with helping get more women and minorities elected to public office.
With COVID-19 cases climbing in all 50 states, New York City Councilman Mark Levine, who chairs the Health Committee, is calling for the indoor mask mandate to be reinstated even for the vaccinated.
A New York City political candidate who led protests against coronavirus restrictions in Brooklyn last fall will avoid jail time after pleading guilty Friday to a charge of inciting a riot.
The city council has passed a bill lifting the cap on street food vendors for the first time in 40 years.
Ranked-choice voting will be used for special elections and primaries. So how does it work?
Deputy Inspector James Kobel, the former head of NYPD's workplace discrimination office, submitted retirement papers to avoid a departmental trial over accusations that he posted hateful messages online.
Keeping an eye out for people who are parked illegally could lead to some cash if a new bill before the city council becomes law.
Following the vote, King filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan against the City Council over the expulsion.
City Council members say President Trump is trying to hurt immigrants. So they have stepped in with funding to help immigrants with the challenges they face.
Councilman Mark Treyger said some principals in District 22 have tried to order devices through an approved vendor but haven't had any luck.
A bill to allow restaurants to add a 10 percent dining surcharge to help cover costs related to COVID-19.
A group of principals in the Bronx say that it’s unsafe for their schools to conduct classes outside because the neighborhoods around the buildings are riddled with drugs and violence.
Council Member Robert Cornegy Jr., who represents parts of Brooklyn, said reforming the police is a complicated balancing act.
The group set up tents late last month demanding the city defund the NYPD by $1 billion, but once the cut was made, many protesters remained in the encampment they had created.
The spending plan acknowledges protesters' demands to cut police spending but falls short of what activists sought.
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said that the legislation will give delivery workers as many options to get around as possible now that businesses in the city are slowly reopening.
Hundreds of protesters have taken up camp outside of New York City Hall to demand that the Mayor and the City Council take a billion dollars away from the NYPD's budget.
Hundreds of protesters have taken up camp outside of New York City Hall to demand that the Mayor and the City Council to take a billion dollars away from the NYPD's budget.
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.
The New York City Council passed into law a number of bills aimed at reforming the NYPD on Thursday.