Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Johnson Announce Proposal To Make Birth Certificates More Inclusive

Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson today announced a landmark proposal to make birth certificates more inclusive to all gender identities from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Johnson Announce $125 Million Annual Investment In Fair Student Funding

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson today announced an additional $125 million annual investment in “Fair Student Funding” (FSF) for New York City public schools, starting in the Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodriguez, Transportation Chair And Speaker Johnson Announce Car Free Day 2018

New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Council Committee on Transportation officially announced that New York City will organize its 3rd Car Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Rep Rodriquez And Others Rejoice Inwood Neighborhood Rezoning

The de Blasio Administration and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez today celebrated the City Council’s approval of the Inwood neighborhood rezoning, the City’s plan to ensure Inwood remains an affordable, attractive Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Rodriguez Calls For Responsible Rezoning In Northern Manhattan (Spanish)

Important investments for parks and open space, transportation, infrastructure, a new library building, a cultural center, workforce training and education will represent a comprehensive approach to ensure that Inwood remains Continue Reading →

Civil Rights Groups Speak Out Against Proposed Freeze On Uber And Lyft In Harlem

Business Insider reports that Civil rights groups joined Uber and Lyft in their fight against the New York City Council’s proposed plan to place a cap on the number of Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Rodriguez And Others Announced Investment In State-of-the-Art STEM

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez today announced that the City is investing $2.65 million in structural and program investments. The Harlem Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce Low Cost CITI Bike Membership For SNAP Recipients

Mayor Bill de Blasio, DOT and HRA today announced that Citi Bike would become more accessible to New Yorkers, by expanding Citi Bike’s $5 per month membership. The Harlem Love Continue Reading →

Girl Scouts Of Greater NY Troop 6000 Serving More Girls And Women From Harlem To Hollis

The de Blasio Administration today announced that Girl Scout Troop 6000, the first of its kind Girl Scout troop dedicated to serving girls and women in the shelter system as Continue Reading →

NYC Initiative Offers $1.8 Million In Grants To Help Longstanding Small Businesses Compete

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that applications are now open for local small businesses to apply for a share of $1.8 million in Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Ydanis Rodriguez Speaks On Fair Fares Victory For Everyone From Harlem To Hollis

New Yorkers living in poverty and representatives from the broad coalition of legal, labor, human services, economic justice, transit and worker rights organizations supporting half-priced transit fares for the poor Continue Reading →

Transit Advocates Ask Subway Riders From Harlem To Hollis To Call The Mayor In Push For Fair Fares

Metro reports that as you wait on subway platforms this week, you may see transit advocates asking you to call Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office to ask him to adopt “fair fares.” Continue Reading →

Most Far Reaching Sexual Harassment Act In U.S. Now Law From Harlem To Hollywood

Mayor de Blasio signed the City Council’s groundbreaking and far reaching sexual harassment bill package into law today, responding to the #MeToo movement and calls across the country for an Continue Reading →

Leaders Praise The Mayor For Opening Of Overdose Prevention Centers From Harlem To Hollis

Speaker Corey Johnson said: “The Council has been a leader in the push to bring these centers to New York City, and we thank Mayor de Blasio for taking this Continue Reading →

NYCHA State Of Emergency From Harlem To Hollis Could Cost City Hundreds Of Millions

Curbed NY reports that Earlier this month, Governor Andrew Cuomo officially declared a state of emergency on the New York City Housing Authority, calling for the appointment of an independent monitor who will Continue Reading →