City Council eyes helicopter ban - Crain's
"Advocates say Mayor de Blasio kowtows to community boards and neighborhood groups that view potentially life-saving construction as a means for political horse trading."
"Legislation introduced this year by Council Member Keith Powers would take a common-sense approach to this issue. The Carriage Horse Heat Relief Bill, which now has 19 co-sponsors, would ensure that carriage horses are prevented from working when the heat index is 90 or higher. Many other cities — including St. Louis, Savannah and Charleston — already have similar laws."
Opinion: The IDC is Gone. Political Betrayal is Not. - Gotham Gazette
Videos of NYC’s flooded streets and subways raise concerns - City & State
Another victim of the new rent law: International students - The Real Deal