The killing of George Floyd in Minnesota and the subsequent unrest in cities across the nation, including here in New York City, illustrate just how painful and deep the wounds are between communities of color and our police departments.
Senator Brian Kavanagh and Assemblymember Grace Lee were joined by colleagues in the Legislature, public housing and subsidized housing tenant leaders.
Senator Brian Kavanagh announced the Carpet EPR bill (S5027C/A9279A), which he sponsored along with Assemblymember Steven Englebright.
“I am extremely disappointed in the Supreme Court’s decision today to strike down the requirement of proper cause to obtain a permit to carry a handgun…
Days before the end of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan), Chair of the Committee on Social Services.
State Senator Brian Kavanagh, Chair of the Senate Housing Committee, and Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal,
State Senator Brian Kavanagh and Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo reintroduced legislation that supports increased rights and protections for student reporters.
New York State Senator Brian Kavanagh, Chair of the Senate Committee on Housing, Construction, and Community Development issued the following statement.
New York State Senator Brian Kavanagh and Assemblymember Steven Cymbrowitz, the Chairs of the Senate and Assembly Housing Committees, today introduced amendments to their legislation to create a COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (S8140B / A10248A).
State Senator Brian Kavanagh, Chair of the Senate Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development.
Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Housing, announced today that her legislation (A6216-B/S2980C) to strengthen rent regulation.
NYC Mayor Eric Adams and NY Governor Kathy Hochul today made an announcement.
Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Housing.
Following a national search, New York City Mayor Eric Adams today appointed Jamie Rubin as chair of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) board and elevated Lisa Bova-Hiatt to be permanent CEO of the Authority.
New York Attorney General Letitia James today applauded the State Legislature for passing legislation, sponsored by State Senator Brian Kavanagh.