The New York City Council overwhelmingly passed a bill today banning discrimination against job-seekers who are currently unemployed.
The city council's Committee on Consumer Affairs met Friday afternoon to assess emergency planning and management during and after Superstorm Sandy.
The New York City Council holds a public hearing tomorrow before it decides whether to rezone the area surrounding Manhattan's Chelsea Market.
New York City Councilman James Vacca introduced a package of bills Thursday addressing what he sees as reckless cycling of deliverymen and messengers.
The New York City Council will have to override a veto from the mayor if they want to see their prevailing wage bill become law.
In an effort to reduce energy consumption on a block-by-block basis, the New York City Council has partnered with the Pratt Center for Community Development to bring free or low-cost energy upgrades to homeowners throughout the city.
Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith admitted that the city's response was not as effective as it should have been.