Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

NYC rolls out IDNYC mobile van for application help

The city has a new option to apply for IDNYC.

LGBTQ rally for trans rights outside Stonewall Inn

New Yorkers gathered at the Greenwich Village location after the White House reversed federal protections for transgender rights.

Tenants push Council to pass protection legislation

Tenants say the city isn’t moving quickly to pass laws that would prevent landlords from harassing them out of their homes.

Health, tech jobs in NYC saw largest private sector growth

The city has seen major gains in its employment sectors but experts say there are still some questions.

Not My Presidents Day rally in Columbus Circle draws thousands

Thousands of protesters spent their day off to send a message to the president.

Schumer pushes Trump to pay for tower costs

The city spends $100,000 a day to guard the Midtown building.

Spotify is moving to 4 World Trade Center

The steaming company is joining other tech giants in the downtown area.

Jewish groups, New Yorkers rally for refugees

Hundreds gathered once again to stand up against President Trump’s controversial policy.

Pro-Trump rally held outside NYC’s Trump Tower

A small but vocal group of Donald Trump supporters rallied outside his Manhattan home.

NYCHA to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The city’s public housing system will make upgrades to be more environmentally friendly.

Starbucks refugee hiring plan gets support from New Yorkers

City java lovers aren’t afraid of the backlash against the coffee chain.

Battery Park protest rallies NYers against Trump’s immigration ban

New Yorkers made their voices heard following the president’s controversial move.

Mayor details $400M Vision Zero expansion plans

Improved streets, more crossing guards and new tech for cops are some of the ways the city will decrease traffic accidents.

Hart Island grave site access to be increased

Hart’s Island now has greater access to families.

Trump protest in NYC draws Alec Baldwin, Michael Moore, Bill de Blasio and more

New York crowds filled the streets to rally against Donald Trump’s controversial policies hours before he assumed office.

Queens voters reflect on Trump, first president from borough

Even though Donald Trump may be the first Queens native to be elected president of the United States, many of its residents feel they won’t see the borough represented in the Oval Office.

Cuomo more trusted to fight Trump than de Blasio, poll says

When it comes to protecting them from Trump, New Yorkers are turning to Albany’s top leader.

IDNYC launches online application system

New Yorkers looking to get a municipal ID can now complete most of the work online.

BigApps competition includes LinkNYC installation opportunity

This year’s competition aims to create software to help immigrants, teens and the elderly.

Trump Tower headaches: Council holds hearing on Fifth Ave challenges

The city, cops and business leaders look for solutions for “Trumplock.”