District Council 9 Members Give Back To Harlem’s Friendly Hands Ministries

On April 21st, 2018, the members of District Council 9 will lend their time and skills during the District Council’s Annual Community Day of Action.

De Blaso, Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others Provide Legal Council For All Low-Income Tenants

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 214-B into law, and solidified the City’s commitment to providing all low-income tenants facing eviction with legal representation in Housing Court.

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito, Mayor de Blasio And Others Sign Laws For Free Lancers

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and others today held public hearings for, and signed, 12 pieces of legislation into law.

NYC Electeds Co-Sponsor Transportation Investment Legislation

Today, a coalition of New York State Assembly Members unveiled groundbreaking legislation that not only will fund MTA capital needs but will create a $4.5 billion Transit Gap Investment Fund (TGIF) to Continue Reading →

Participatory Budgeting Grows, But Not Everywhere

Gotham Gazette reports that in four years participatory budgeting has exploded from four to 27 New York City Council districts. With over 51,000 voters casting ballots last cycle to allocate Continue Reading →