Tue, Oct 28, 2014, 12:51am
A group of city elected officials and student activists gathered on the steps of City Hall on Monday morning to discuss proposed legislation to address sexual assault on campus in advance of a public hearing in the City Council.
Thu, Oct 23, 2014, 4:47am
The NYC Campus Safety Act would mandate the city to provide information about support services to victims of sexual assault, establish response and prevention education programs in colleges, and create a task force to improve how city agencies respond to college sexual assaults.
Sun, Oct 12, 2014, 11:45pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council announced a $130 million plan last week that will address some issues in parks around the city.
Fri, Oct 10, 2014, 2:04am
Introduced by Upper West Side City Council member Helen Rosenthal and Morningside Heights and Manhattanville City Council member Mark Levine on Wednesday, the bill proposes a three-month ban on all cars in the Central Park loop to study how a more permanent ban would affect traffic.
Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 1:51am
A bill signed last week by Mayor Bill de Blasio will extend equal workplace protections to unpaid interns in New York City, but some intern-rights activists say that it’s only a first step towards ensuring rights for interns.
Tue, Apr 8, 2014, 12:14am
Residents of Upper Manhattan will be riding around on Citi Bikes if local politicians have their way.
Tue, Feb 18, 2014, 1:30am
City Council member Helen Rosenthal and the family of Cooper Stock, a nine-year-old boy who was struck and killed by a taxi last month on West 97th Street and West End Avenue, are proposing a law that would mandate license suspensions and investigations for taxi drivers who kill or injure...
Mon, Jan 27, 2014, 1:49am
At District 7 City Council member Mark Levine’s inauguration Sunday, local politicians and residents spoke of his need to unite the diverse neighborhoods of his district.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013, 3:13am
In a panel event downtown, Levine joined other uptown politicians in outlining his hopes for Northern Manhattan neighborhoods during de Blasio’s first 100 days in New York.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013, 12:00am
NYCHA must consult with the community before it pursues large-scale projects.