Seeking to combat rising obesity rates, the New York City Board of Health approved on Thursday a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, street carts and movie theaters, enacting the first restriction of its kind in the country. Continue reading
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Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio is hoping to publicly shame apartment owners who’ve violated the law by not fixing their buildings. He’s added 318 landlords to his third annual list of 2011 the worst in the city. Continue reading
The 40-year Congressional career of Representative Charles B. Rangel seemed to come apart over the last year and a half, amid an unrelenting swirl of accusations… Continue reading
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Speaker: City Council Member Christine C. Quinn
As Speaker and Council Member representing Manhattan’s West Side, she has brought a new perspective to the diverse challenges facing each of New York City’s distinct communities.
In her annual State of the City address, Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn focused on strengthening the local economy through supporting New York City’s small businesses, targeting specific sectors for job growth, and implementing a more balanced income tax structure. So come and join the NYWCC to learn more about Christine C. Quinn’s initiatives.