Last week, the City Council passed a resolution in support of allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to serve on their local community boards. The resolution throws City support behind Albany legislation that would amend the City Charter and Public Officers Law to let the teens become full voting members of their boards.
A FUTURE OF THE COUNCIL:
A DISCUSSION BETWEEN LEADING CANDIDATES FOR NYC COUNCIL SPEAKER
On Monday, December 2, 2013, Common Cause/NY, the Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center, and New York Law School’s Center for New York City Law hosted a round table discussion about rules reform and the future of the NYC Council with the leading contenders for the next City Council Speaker. Participating Council Members include, Melissa Mark-Viverito, … <Read More>