The City Council said it has the right to legislate changes that affect police department policy.
NextGeneration NYCHA plan proposes drastic changes to bring the agency out of deficit.
Groups that helped elect de Blasio say his comments on police and minority relations lag behind policy.
Police officers have been given the option to ticket low-level marijuana offenders.
The law would require officers to identify themselves and explain why an individual was being stopped.
The legislation calls for the DOE to make diversity a priority in its decision-making.
The proposed legislation would open the NYPD's gun offender registry to the public.
SAGE's centers offer social services, classes and meals for LGBT seniors.
An interactive chart shows how several members of the Bronx's poorest districts spent tax dollars.
Councilman Ben Kallos wants to extend community board membership to older teens.
The borough faced some poll-site problems, with a chunk of its votes still uncounted Wednesday morning.
An openly gay legislator would be a first for The Bronx, observers say.
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