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Maya Rajamani
June 18, 2020 - 6:20 pm
Members of the New York City Council will ask the city to remove a statue of Thomas Jefferson from the City Council chambers in City Hall, Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Thursday.
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Maya Rajamani
May 28, 2020 - 3:30 pm
The New York City Council voted Thursday to ban the terms “alien” and “illegal immigrant” from all local laws, making New York the first major city in the U.S. to prohibit them.
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People enjoy a spring afternoon at Brooklyn's Coney Island on May 21, 2020 in New York City.
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Maya Rajamani
May 22, 2020 - 10:58 am
The City Council will soon release a plan focused on safely reopening New York City’s beaches as the weather warms up, Speaker Corey Johnson said in an interview with 1010 WINS on Friday.
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March 13, 2020 - 9:33 am
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Friday called on public schools across New York City to be temporarily closed amid rising coronavirus cases.
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Elise Czajkowski
February 18, 2020 - 3:32 pm
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Tuesday that he thinks kosher and halal meals should be offered to public school students.
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Andrew Weber
October 30, 2019 - 11:43 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – The City Council on Wednesday is expected to pass a $1.7 billion “Streets Master Plan” which would add dozens of miles of bike and bus lines in addition to other street improvements over five years. The plan, drawn up by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, provides for 250...
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Andrew Weber
October 22, 2019 - 12:28 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said that he is in favor of turning other crosstown streets in Manhattan into busways, following the lead of 14th Street. He proposed 34th Street and 42nd Street as possible next options on “The Brian Lehrer Show” on WNYC. “I think the...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate New York Mayor Bill de Blasio walks in the Independence Fourth of July parade in Independence, Iowa. de Blasio said Friday, Sept. 20 that he is ending his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
David Caplan
September 24, 2019 - 1:50 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson took aim Tuesday at Mayor Bill de Blasio for his absence from the city during his brief stint as a Democratic presidential candidate. “There’s things that happen and no problem is too small for New Yorkers. So when you’re away,...
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David Caplan
August 28, 2019 - 4:19 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Corey Johnson's relationship with photographer Ernest J. Martin is now Instagram Official. Don't know what Instagram Official means? Let the Urban Dictionary explain : "A relationship that is determined official because the people posted a pic together on Instagram." In...
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David Caplan
August 09, 2019 - 6:34 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is hardly a wallflower: From struggling with addiction and staying sober to living with HIV to being single, he's taken to social media to discuss many facets of his personal life. So it comes as no surprise that Johnson, 37,...
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