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Lower East Side »

Nearly $150K of City Council Funding Allocated to Prevent Tenant Harassment

City Councilwomen Margaret Chin and Rosie Mendez said it was one of the biggest in their districts.

Long Island City »

Arts Groups to Get More Than $100K of Van Bramer's Budget Funds

The councilman is allocating $106,500 of his discretionary dollars for art, music, and film programming.

Civic Center »

INTERACTIVE CHART: See How Your City Council Member Spent Your Tax Money

DNAinfo New York mapped how City Council members doled out their discretionary funds.

Astoria »

Vallone Takes Dig at Quinn Over Scholarship Funding Cut

The Astoria councilman is calling to restore The Vallone Scholarship, which was given to CUNY students.

East Harlem »

$1.8M in Funding to Be Split Among Six Projects in East Harlem, The Bronx

The discretionary funding for District 8 is the result of the participatory budgeting process.

New York City »

Quinn Says Council Members' Worry Over Funding Revenge Is 'Ridiculous'

City Council members worried that they would see their funds cut if they ran afoul of Quinn.

New York City »

City Council Members Fear Budget Revenge if They Don't Endorse Quinn

Council members are considering delaying endorsements until after budget season to prevent retribution.