Category: Open Data


Legislative API

Today, we introduced a legislative API detailing all of our laws, meetings, and Councilmembers.

What is an API?

The Council shares and archives all of our legislative information, including proposed and passed legislation, hearings, and monthly Stated meetings, on our Legislative Research Center, known as Legistar. The New York City Council Legistar system was built by Granicus using their Legistar Legislative Management Suite.

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Budget Explorer

Let’s face it, the New York City budget is complex. We set out to make the budget a little clearer with a new Budget Explorer for the NYC Expense Budget.

New York City’s Expense Budget determines recurring expenses and contracts, such as teachers in our schools, the electricity at local senior centers, and maintenance of city parks.

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This dataset comes from CouncilStat, an application used by many Council district offices to enter and track constituent issues that can range from affordable housing, to potholes and pedestrian safety.

Explore the Data

We’re committed to using data and working with civic technologists to advance policies, services and the way the Council interacts with constituents.

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