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Council Redistricting Commission Votes to Ditch Controversial New Borders

The Districting Commission voted Tuesday to revoke controversial new City Council district lines.

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Mark Levine Launches City Council Campaign Amid Racially Charged Attacks

Mark Levine is running for Robert Jackson's Upper Manhattan City Council seat.

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Districting Commission Agrees to Withdraw Vito Lopez-Friendly Lines

The Districting Commission responded to a request from Council Speaker Christine Quinn.

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Christine Quinn Wants New District Lines Scrapped

The Districting Commission will consider Quinn's request, they said.

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Woodhaven Community Group Blasts New City Council District Map

The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association argues that the lines cut the neighborhood in pieces.

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Garodnick Drops Out of Comptroller Race

City Councilman Dan Garodnick will run for re-election in his East Side district.

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City Council Cracks Down on Pedicabs

New rules will prohibit pedicabs from charging exorbitant prices to unsuspecting tourists.

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New City Council District Map Unveiled

The city's Districting Commission unanimously unveiled — and approved — the new lines Thursday night.

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Tax on Properties Near Hudson River Park Would Be 'Modest,' Proponents Say

The assessment for the Neighborhood Improvement District would be 7.5 cents a square foot for residents.

Jamaica »

Hundreds Attend Stop-and-Frisk Hearing to Support New Law

The Community Safety Act would help curb police profiling, proponents say.

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MTA Fails to Spend Half-A-Million Dollars in Council Cash

The money was supposed to be spent on new countdown clocks for the Staten Island Railway.

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City Council Grills Developer on Chelsea Market Expansion

Councilmembers expressed a desire to hold Jamestown to its promises on community benefits.

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Pols Join Forces To Protect Rents at Foreclosed Manhattan Apartments

Leaders said the bundled sale price is so inflated it threatens the 10 buildings' future affordability.

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City Council Wants Taxi Meter-Style Timers in Pedicabs

New legislation would force pedicabs to install timers and charge only by-the-minute fares.

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Motorcycles Should Park for Free, Bike-Loving Pols Say

Peter Vallone and Michael DenDekker want to make it free to park your motorcycle in all five boroughs.