Tag Archives: Council

Third Irish Olympic Council chief wanted by police in Brazil over the illegal sale of Rio 2016 tickets 

A third Irishman is wanted in connection with the Rio ticket scandal  Police want to arrest the sports director of the Olympic Council of Ireland   Martin Burke could be extradited to Brazil where he could face charges He would join OCI’s chief Patrick Hickey and THG executive Kevin Mallon By Simon Holmes For Mailonline Published: 09:03 EST, 9 September 2016 | Updated: 10:19 ...

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De Blasio quietly agrees to 32% pay raise for City Council

Mike Groll/AP Hizzoner has agreed to give the City Council a 32% pay raise, but New Yorkers will have to look hard to find a legal notice announcing the upcoming legislation. Mayor de Blasio has quietly agreed to give City Council members a 32% pay hike. In a move that critics say appears to be an attempt at downplaying the ...

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British frack plans delayed by county council

Daniel J. GraeberPRESTON, England, Oct. 24 (UPI) — Planners in the British county of Lancashire said they needed more time to consider drilling plans form shale pioneer Cuadrilla Resources. Latest News – UPI.com

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Melissa Mark-Viverito leads fight for NYC Council speaker

Jefferson Siegel New York City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito aims to succeed Christine Quinn as Council speaker. A fierce behind-the-scenes battle is unfolding in far-off Puerto Rico this weekend over New York City’s second-most powerful political post — speaker of the City Council. The council’s 51 members will soon elect a successor to Christine Quinn, who is set to leave ...

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