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City Council approves $112 billion city budget on deadline day

City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams. Emil Cohen/NYC Council Media Unit Sign up for our amNewYork email newsletter to get news, updates, and local insights delivered straight to your inbox! The…

Mayor Adams, NYC Council announce deal on $112.4B budget after months of sharp debate

After months of bitter negotiations, Mayor Adams and City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams announced Friday that they’ve agreed in principle to a $112.4 billion spending plan, which adds about $1…

Mayor and Council Speaker reach $112B budget deal that restores many unpopular cuts

Mayor Eric Adams and City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams shake hands on a Fiscal Year 2025 buget deal. Friday, June 28, 2024. Photo by Ethan Stark-Miller Sign up for our…

Mayor Adams says NYC budget will be on time as negotiations with Council go down to the wire

As New York City’s municipal budget negotiations come down to the wire, Mayor Adams and his top spokesman said Tuesday it’ll be on time even as City Council members are…

Mayor Adams’ charter revision panel seeks new limits on NYC Council power

The commission assigned by Mayor Adams to propose changes to New York City’s Charter recommended Monday that there be a significant shift in how the city assesses the fiscal impact…

Adams holding off on Randy Mastro hire ‘out of respect’ for NYC Council amid budget talks: adviser

Mayor Adams has been holding off on formally tapping controversial litigator Randy Mastro to become the city government’s new top lawyer “out of respect” for the City Council as it…

Brooklyn council member introduces slate of bills to protect tenants after residential fires • Brooklyn Paper

Sign up for our Brooklyn Paper email newsletter to get news, updates, and local insights delivered straight to your inbox! When she first took office in January 2022, Council Member…

Adams declines to say if he’ll sign newly-passed council bills requiring EMS workers be given body armor

Mayor Eric Adams did not say whether he would sign a bill the City Council passed Thursday requiring the FDNY to provide body armor to EMS workers. April 12, 2024.…

NYC Council passes bills beefing up penalties for illegal e-bike battery sales

The City Council passed legislation on Wednesday that beefs up penalties for sales of uncertified e-bike batteries, including by authorizing the padlocking of stores caught repeatedly hawking the illegal devices.…

NYC Council moves to join lawsuit to force Mayor Adams to enact rental voucher reforms

The City Council moved Wednesday to join a lawsuit that seeks to force Mayor Adams to implement a set of laws designed to make it easier for low-income New Yorkers…