RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

New York City Council

A collection of news and information related to New York City Council published by this site and its partners.

Top New York City Council Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • NYC Activists For Trayvon Martin React To Controversial New Video Of Zimmerman

    NYC Activists For Trayvon Martin React To Controversial New Video Of Zimmerman
    New video of Trayvon Martin's shooter, George Zimmerman, recorded on a surveillance camera at a Sanford, Florida police station shortly after he fatally shot the unarmed 17 year-old is provoking the same reaction from a variety of people in the Tri-...
  • Councilman Jumaane Williams Arrested At West Indian Day Parade

    Councilman Jumaane Williams Arrested At West Indian Day Parade
    A New York City Council member from Brooklyn and a top staffer with the city's Public Advocate's office were arrested Monday following the festivities of the annual West Indian Day Parade. A video of the arrest which happened near the Brooklyn Museum has...
  • Millions Of Dollars Up For Grabs In Some NYC Districts

    Millions Of Dollars Up For Grabs In Some NYC Districts
    New York City Council members are handing over their dollar decisions to who else ... the City's residents. Councilman Jumaane Williams stood alongside fellow council members during the announcement of Participatory Budgeting on City Hall's steps...
  • Is Rent Control Constitutional? Yes, For Now

    Is Rent Control Constitutional? Yes, For Now
    It's official: the highest court in the land has considered putting rent control on trial. On Monday, the justices chose not to do so, but some people close to the situation say the fact that it was considered at all is an indication that at some point...
  • Jose Torres dies at 72; former light heavyweight world champion

    Jose Torres, a former light heavyweight world champion and Olympic silver medalist, died Monday of a heart attack at his home in Ponce, Puerto Rico, said his wife, Ramonita. He was 72. Torres won the light heavyweight title in 1965 by stopping Willie...
  • Naked Ambition

     
    Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? 1) Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia), who compared GOP presidential tactics to those of segregationist Alabama Gov. George Wallace. 2) Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who said Barack Obama...
  • NYC's Chris Quinn: Caroline Kennedy news "exciting"

     
    Now the phone lines are fully burning. With Gov. David A. Paterson having said he chatted with Caroline Kennedy about the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Secretary of State designee Hillary Rodham Clinton, Christine Quinn, Democratic speaker......
  • Barack Obama: 'Urban president,' office

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is "the urban president,'' a first in modern times, schooled in New York City, trained in community organization in Chicago, resident of the South Side. And now he has a director of urban affairs.......
  • Queens: The seat changes, the name remains?

     
    Mark Weprin won a special election in Northeastern Queens in 1994 to fill the Assembly seat vacated by the death of his father, Assembly Speaker Saul Weprin. Now, Mark Weprin, left, in a political off-year for the Legislature, is......
  • White House: Counting Latinos critical

     
    by Clement Tan The director of the White House Office of Urban Affairs today exhorted Latino Americans to participate fully in the 2010 Census data collection, as Census forms begin to trickle into American homes this week. At an event......
  • Kenneth Starr Charged With Running $30 Million Ponzi Scheme

    Kenneth Starr Charged With Running $30 Million Ponzi Scheme
    NEW YORK -- A financial adviser to celebrities including Wesley Snipes and Sylvester Stallone was arrested Thursday on charges that he carried out a $30 million fraud on his clients, using some of their money to purchase a lavish Manhattan apartment....