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East Harlem Residents Worry New Speaker Will Forget Her District

Melissa Mark-Viverito says she's up to the task of handling both her district and the Speaker's role.

Mott Haven »

Melissa Mark-Viverito Sworn in to Third Term as Race for Speaker Continues

Melissa Mark-Viverito supporters say she has more than enough support to be City Council Speaker.

Civic Center »

Melissa Mark-Viverito Has Votes to Become City Council Speaker

Mark-Viverito has the support of the majority of her fellow council members, as well as Bill de Blasio.

Civic Center »

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.

Civic Center »

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.

East Harlem »

Two Harlem Councilwomen Vie to Be Next Speaker

Melissa Mark-Viverito and Inez Dickens are positioning themselves for City Council Speaker.


City Ads Send Shoppers to Businesses Suffering Since Sandy

The “Support NYC Small Business” campaign aims to get shoppers to help Sandy-hit businesses.

Manhattan »

Christine Quinn Blasts Abuse of Power Allegations as 'Outrageous'

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn defended herself Monday against charges by the Daily News .

Manhattan »

Quinn Takes on Parking Woes, Affordable Housing in State of the City Address

The City Council Speaker announced a new "red alert system" to identify affordable housing that's about to be lost.