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Christine Quinn to Help Honor Openly Gay Athletes at Awards Dinner

Athlete Ally, where Quinn is a board member, will honor Jason Collins and Martina Navratilova.

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Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to Introduce Power-Sharing Reforms

The proposals, first suggested last year, would share more power with the City Council membership.

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GMHC Still Searching for CEO Months After Firing Former Leader

Christine Quinn was a top choice for CEO of the struggling AIDS organization, sources said. 

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Council Passes Bill to Slow Speeding Cars Near City Schools

The legislation, passed on Tuesday, will require the city to install speed humps near schools.

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Plan to Add Skyscrapers in East Midtown Gets Demolished

Mayor Bloomberg yanked the proposal after the City Council rejected it.  

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Bill de Blasio Elected Mayor

Bill de Blasio will be the first Democratic mayor since David Dinkins was elected in 1989.

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City Council Raises Age to Buy Cigarettes to 21

The measure also raises the age to purchase e-cigarettes.

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List of Reforms to the Speaker's Office Gains Support

A plan to give city council members more power has racked up 30 signatures so far, organizers said.

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Council Puts Protections for Pregnant Workers Into NYC Law

The legislation prohibits employers from discriminating against pregnant women.

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City Council Coalition Plans to Rein in Next Speaker's Power

A group of members wants to shift some of the next City Council speaker's power back to the council.

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Quinn Endorses de Blasio for Mayor

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, once a front-runner, urged New Yorkers to vote for Bill de Blasio.

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Lame-Duck Quinn Says Mayoral Politics Won't Affect Council Term

Two days after losing her bid for mayor, Quinn promised "a ton" of Council activity in her last months.

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Staten Islanders Mourn 9/11 Victims at 'Postcards' Memorial

The cermony drew loved ones of the 274 Staten Islanders killed.

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Tight Democratic Primary Leaves Bill de Blasio Win in Limbo

Results showed Bill de Blasio within a razor's edge of winning the 40 percent needed to avoid a runoff.

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Corey Johnson Wins Primary for Quinn's District 3 City Council Seat

Johnson defeated civil rights lawyer Yetta Kurland to win the Democratic nomination for the seat.