Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx appeared before U.S. Senators Wednesday for his confirmation hearing, and it appears he will easily be confirmed as the next Transportation Secretary.
Anthony Weiner's Democratic rivals didn't have much to say about his entry into the mayor's race Wednesday, seeking instead to steer the discussion back to their own candidacies.
The City Council has adopted a resolution allowing religious groups to hold services in public schools outside school hours and is now calling on the state Legislature to make it law statewide.
Governor Andrew Cuomo continues to delay a decision on whether New York State should approve a controversial form of natural gas drilling known as hydrofracking, and is now placing an emphasis on other initiatives to help create jobs.
Workers at the city's 911 call center were among those who rallied on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday to demand 400 new operators and dispatchers for the center.