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Andrew Weber
July 23, 2019 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – The City Council is set to vote Tuesday on a proposal to make legal what so many cyclists already do – follow pedestrian walk signals rather than traffic lights. Riders say it will keep them safer in traffic. Critics say it could create chaos. Councilman Carlos Menchaca says...
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Fur coats
1010 WINS Newsroom
May 15, 2019 - 6:42 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The City Council is expected to hold a public hearing on a proposal to ban the sale of fur in New York City. The hearing will take place at 1 p.m. Furriers, workers in the industry, along with supporters of the ban are expected to descend onto city ahll to let their feelings...
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Fur coats
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Adam Warner
April 08, 2019 - 7:23 am
The fur industry is fighting back against proposed legislation in the City Council that would ban the sale of fur in the city.
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Ruben Diaz fare hike
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February 14, 2019 - 9:28 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Supporters of beleaguered New York City Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. are planning a rally in front of his Bronx office just before noon on Thursday. Diaz has been beset by calls for his resignation after he refused to apologize for incendiary comments he made over a week ago,...
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Ruben Diaz Sr and Corey Johnson
NYC Government/Stephen Smith/SIPA USA
February 11, 2019 - 9:51 am
Bronx Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. says he won’t resign amid calls for him to do so after he talked about the City Council being “controlled by the homosexual community.”
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Jumaane Williams
The Journal News/USA Today
November 04, 2018 - 4:29 pm
Cameras reportedly caught City Councilman Jumaane Williams’ car speeding in school zones 18 times since 2016.
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Mayor de Blasio is calling for more speed cameras and stiffer fines for violators.
August 27, 2018 - 6:51 am
The speed cameras in front of city schools are expected to turn back on just in time for the first day of classes.
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August 08, 2018 - 8:53 am
New York’s city council is scheduled to vote on new legislation for Uber and other ride-sharing vehicles Wednesday.
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June 28, 2018 - 1:36 pm
The city's restaurants get letter grades -- so why not school cafeterias? That's the idea behind a new bill being considered in the city council. It comes in response to recent health department data showing that nearly half of school cafeterias had at least one serious health code violation last...
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There were competing rallies held over Air BnBn rules outside City Hall on Thursday.
Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS
June 07, 2018 - 12:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Legislation is being introduced in the city council regarding Air BnB. Rallies on City Hall steps pro & anti #Airbnb legislation requiring it to turn over host names & addresses to the city. 31 councilmembers in favor, to fight illegal rentals. Legit @Airbnb hosts...
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