Corey Johnson

NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson
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March 05, 2019 - 10:27 am
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson believes the number one issue for New Yorkers is mass transit.
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Ruben Diaz Sr and Corey Johnson
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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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Ruben Diaz Sr and Corey Johnson
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February 09, 2019 - 11:30 am
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. says his father Council Member Ruben Diaz Sr. should apologize over comments he made that were called out as "homophobic" by Speaker Corey Johnson and others.
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Subway turnstile file
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January 30, 2019 - 11:19 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Disability and transit advocates want the MTA to implement a 'full subway accessibility plan' to make more stations accessible to disabled riders and to those who find stairs an obstacle. RELATED: Young mother dies in fall down subway stairs | De Blasio promises crackdown on...
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January 28, 2019 - 9:59 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- City Council Speaker Corey Johnson says he's mulling a 2021 mayoral bid. RELATED: Al Sharpton, Corey Johnson Lead Rally To Reform Marijuana Policy Johnson was on Twitter Monday morning, to announce that he was considering a 'people-powered' run. It's a big decision, but I am...
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October 01, 2018 - 3:45 pm
By David Caplan NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson took to Twitter Sunday and penned an emotional thread about being HIV positive -- which he was diagnosed 14 years ago this week -- and conquering his addiction issues. "Tomorrow is the first day of October and 14...
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New York City Councilman Corey Johnson speaks at a hearing in introducing legislation making it easier for transgender people to change the sex on their birth certificates.
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September 13, 2018 - 10:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — People born in New York City who don't identify as male or female will have the option of changing their birth certificates to "X'' under legislation passed Wednesday by the City Council. The bill adopted by a 41-6 vote will also allow parents to choose the "X'' designation for...
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Mayor de Blasio is calling for more speed cameras and stiffer fines for violators.
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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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Soda file
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August 24, 2018 - 10:54 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Another soda bill is being floated in the New York City Council. In a move designed to tackle childhood obesity, the legislation would make water, milk or 100 percent fruit juice the default beverage options for all kids meals served at restaurants in the city. Supporters...
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A street in the upper Manhattan neighborhood of Inwood.
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August 08, 2018 - 2:06 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The city council is expected to vote on a plan to re-zone 59 blocks of upper Manhattan in Inwood. . @NYCSpeakerCoJo says council member @ydanis received serious death threat re:Inwood rezoning #Nypd was notified. #1010WINS — Juliet Papa (@winsjuliet) August 8, 2018 The plan...
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