Despite weeks of protest in NYC only nine council members voted for more cuts to NYPD budget

NYC’s FY21 budget was voted on June 30 and despite several weeks of protest around the country and in New York City calling for defunding the Police, only nine council members among 51 wanted more cuts to the 6 billion … Read More

City Council passes Plastic Bag Bill

The City Council passed the Plastic Bag Bill sponsored by Council members Margaret Chin and Brad Lander in a vote of 28-20 on May 5, 2016. The bill will require retail and grocery stores to charge no less than 5 … Read More