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Another speaker faces probe

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and one of her former political consultants are subjects of a city ethics probe, Crain’s has learned. The investigation is noncriminal,... To view the full story, click the title l...

Council needs to give rule the bag fee

New York is first and foremost a business city. Occasionally, however, ill-conceived legislation comes along that threatens to sabotage the city's pro-business reputation. When the same legislation... To view the full story, click the title link.

VIDEO:NY City Councilman OBLITERATES Anti-Israel Protestors in Less Than 3 Minutes

Take that! “I’m upset, I’m angry…” David Greenfield stated, after anti-Israel protestors invaded and disrupted a New York City Council meeting on Thursday. After anti-Israel protestors invaded and disrupted a

Robert C.J. Parry Running for City Council in Monrovia

Friend of the blog Robert C.J. Parry is running for City Council in Monrovia. His Web site, which has a handy donation button, is here. I feel confident he would work to make life there better.

L.A. council candidate questioned about wife's work as labor attorney

A Los Angeles City Council candidate who is married to a labor attorney is facing questions about whether he would have to pull himself away from council decisions involving her union clients if elected.

Proposed youth football rules target concussions

New York City would have some of the strictest youth football regulations in the country under a City Council bill.

Chicago's red light cameras a hot issue in mayoral, aldermanic campaigns

Nearly 50 candidates for the Chicago City Council have signed a pledge to work for the removal of red light and speed cameras.

The Hypocrisy of Tim Burgess on Progressive Taxation Alternate picture here. Last week, Seattle City Council President Tim Burgess published a blog post bemoaning "Our State's Regressive Tax Structure." We need more progressive taxation! Hear hear! This is something we've been braying about at The Stranger for years. Show More Summary

Houston Golf Association Taking Over Gus Wortham Park GC

You may recall a few months back the Houston City Council was grappling

Council Member Tom Rasmussen Won't Seek Re-Election

City of Seattle Tom Rasmussen has been on council since 2004. Can he feel empathy? Saying he wants to avoid "being divided between a campaign and the work I want to accomplish," Seattle City Council Member Tom Rasmussen announced this...Show More Summary

Why a City Ordinance Is Threatening Charleston's Cocktail Capital Status

How one of America’s most vibrant bar communities is fighting government regulation. On the day of his 40th birthday party, bartender Craig Nelson skipped his own birthday dinner to attend, inexplicably, a Charleston city council meeting. Show More Summary

Editorial: The oldest hatred

The City Council took up a resolution to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

Dunwoody City Council agenda for Mon January 26, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015Dunwoody City Hall41 Perimeter Center EastDunwoody, GA 30346 Watch Live at 6:00 p.m. - Work SessionWatch Live at 7:00 p.m. - Voting Meeting Agenda 5 pm Special Executive Session to discuss a Personnel Issue Agenda...Show More Summary

City Council names 2 streets after slain NYPD cops

The City Council has named two Brooklyn streets after the NYPD officers who were shot and killed in December.

2nd edition International Prize from His Majesty King Mohammed VI Chess Tournament

The 2nd edition International Prize from His Majesty King Mohammed VI Chess TournamentIn partnership with: The Council of the Greater Casablanca Region The Council of the City of Casablanca The potential of Casablanca The Royal Moroccan...Show More Summary

National Briefing | South: Louisiana: New Orleans Ends Smoking in Bars and Gambling Halls

2 days agoHealth : NYT: Health

Despite protests from owners of such establishments, the New Orleans City Council voted unanimously to ban smoking in bars and gambling halls to protect the health of musicians and other entertainers.

Another Candidate Enters the District 5 City Council Race: Low-Income Housing Advocate Mercedes Elizalde

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Mercedes Elizalde is the fourth candidate to file to run in the 5th District in North Seattle. Of the seven newly created city council districts, there's only one where no current city council member lives: the 5th in North Seattle, including Maple Leaf and Northgate up to the border with Shoreline. Show More Summary

Newtown Council Votes to Tear Down Sandy Hook Shooter’s House

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

The Newtown, Connecticut city council voted to tear down the house previously occupied by the Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza.

Council names street for James Baldwin

The City Council passed a resolution Thursday to rename a Harlem street after the “Go Tell it On the Mountain” writer.

Videos: Pro-Palestinian Activists Disrupt City Council Meeting On Holocaust

A City Council meeting to vote on commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps was interrupted this morning by pro-Palestinian activists—who were angry with Council members over a separate matter. Show More Summary

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