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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.

Astoria »

More than $100K in City Funds Going to Astoria Street and Graffiti Cleanup

Councilman Costa Constantinides allocated more than $100,000 to cleanup programs in his district.

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.

Civic Center »

Low-Income Tenants Fighting Eviction Get $5M for Legal Help

The city's budget more than doubled funding for legal assistance for tenants in Housing Court.

Civic Center »

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.

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.

Manhattan »

Borough President Wants to Abolish City Council Member Items

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer says there is "no rhyme or reason" to how member item money is allocated now.

Manhattan »

Protesters Arrested as City Council Budget Vote is Delayed

The City Council was originally supposed to vote at 8 p.m, Tuesday. Now, the hour of the vote is unknown.