Mayor de Blasio Signs Historic Legislation Adding Third Gender Category From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed a historic piece of legislation into law, creating for the first time a third gender category on New York City birth certificates from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez Host 2nd Annual Riders Response Transit Tour

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez is hosting the Second Annual Riders Respond Transit Tour with NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Wednesday, October 3 and Thursday, October 4, 2018. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Johnson Announce Waterfront Management Advisory Board

Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson announced that the Waterfront Management Advisory Board held its first meeting today and formally launched the start of the planning process for the next Comprehensive Waterfront Plan, due to be published in 2020. Continue Reading →

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The 2019 Charter Revision Commission Public Hearing To Improve City Government

The 2019 Charter Revision Commission is at work, holding public hearings in each borough from Harlem to Hollis to solicit the public’s ideas for improving city government.

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Mayor de Blasio, Uptown’s Rodriguez, Others Celebrate Passage Of For Hire Vehicles Legislation

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Speaker Corey Johnson, Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez (above), the City Council and advocates today joined a rally at Union Square Park celebrating the passage of for-hire vehicle legislation. Continue Reading →

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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 vehicles that ride-share services can operate in the city. Continue Reading →

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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 gathered at the Fulton Street Station in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

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Annual Meeting With NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson At JCRC

Join the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York and Honorable Speaker Cory Johnson on Monday, June 25th, 2018, at the UJA-Federation Of New York, NY. Continue Reading →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 end to workplace abuse. Continue Reading →

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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 brave, important and necessary step. Continue Reading →

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