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Bronx Council Newcomer Gibson Gets Key Post
Council Freshman Cohen Steers Clear of Progressive Caucus
Council Newcomer Torres Wins Early Power
Is the Bronx as Progressive as De Blasio Says?
Bronx Pols Get Council Leadership Posts
Brooklyn Members Get Key Council Posts
Cabrera Rallies Against Armory Plan
Vote, Donate, Complain: Some Brooklyn Nabes Stand Out
City Spent $1M on Report, Used Questionable Data
Living Wage Law The Next Council Battleground?
Student Safety Act Passes City Council
City Council Endorses School Turnaround Zone
Council's Angry Over Housing,
But That Doesn't Pay The Rent
Bronx Living Wage Battle
Moves To City Council
CITY LIMITS INVESTIGATES:
A Week At City Council
Get Up, Stand Up: Council
Ranked On Human Rights
Mayor, Council At Odds
Over Voucher Tenant Bill
Parents, Council Still
Angry About School Grades
STILL IN DOUBT: ADVOCATES
GIVE CRITIQUE TO COUNCIL
INSPECTION PROTECTION: WILL NEW COUNCIL BILL SAFEGUARD WORKERS?
The city council’s responsibility is to address problems faced by communities throughout the city. Sometimes they enact changes to better the city, sometimes they have to fight to make those changes a reality, and other times they are unsuccessful in fulfilling their duties.
The progressives who lifted Melissa Mark-Viverito into the speaker's chair have called for reforms to reduce the speaker's authority. What will that mean for the de Blasio agenda?
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Four years after coming close to upsetting an incumbent, what led a Brooklyn activist to stay on the sidelines? And what does that choice say about the risks and rewards of public life?
Thousands of New Yorkers face an impossible choice when they get sick: Go to work and get yourself and others sicker, or stay home and risk losing pay or your post.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn says she killed a bill requiring paid sick leave out of concern for small businesses. But at least one store owner says the idea would have been good for business.
Race, Opportunity and Sequestration: This report examines ten marquee programs for Americans struggling to make it into the middle-class.
New York's lowest-paid public workers want a raise - and a hard-driving labor coalition intends to raise election year hell to get it.