The Hunts Point Express spoke with three of the many candidates vying to fill the 17th district City Council seat in the Bronx.
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Hundreds of people gathered at City Hall to demonstrate against the racist statements made by the Republican presidential candidate, El Diario reports.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle profiles Brooklyn City Council member Antonio Reynoso.
A group of City Council members is asking the Department of Education to expand foreign language instruction in public schools, El Diario reports.
The City Council is studying ways to prevent immigrants who have been detained for minor offenses from being deported, El Diario reports.
A marker or monument recognizing the contribution of slaves to the founding and growth of NYC has been approved by the City Council and should go up some time this summer in Lower Manhattan, The Amsterdam News reports.
Carlos Menchaca is becoming a non-traditional leader for the Mexican community in the Big Apple and for immigrants in general, reports Diario de México.
New York’s ethnic media has garnered newfound respect in recent years, and now it should get its “fair share” of advertising, Sing Tao Daily’s Lotus Chau writes in an opinion piece.
Melissa Mark-Viverito met with members of the community and ethnic media to offer greater access to City Hall and encourage reporting on the Council’s legislative role.
A bill proposing a horse and carriage ban in the city was introduced by City Council member Daniel Dromm, Queens Chronicle reports.
The City Council will soon take up Council member Peter Koo’s resolution to make Jan. 13 Korean American Day, reports The Korea Times.
A new law limiting collaboration between city agencies and federal immigration authorities will benefit hundreds of families in fear of deportations, El Diario reports.
City Council members Margaret Chin and Peter Koo announced NYC Hepatitis B Awareness Week in front of City Hall, The Lo-Down reports.
City Council members want the health department to provide annual reporting on hepatitis B and C viruses.
Supporters of worker cooperatives request funding to help these nascent businesses grow.