Mayor de Blasio And Others Take Major Next Step To Achieve Fossil Fuel Divestment

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, along with trustees of three of the City’s pension funds, announced today the next major step toward achieving a first-in-the-nation goal to divest New York City’s largest pension funds from fossil fuel companies. Continue Reading →

City Fleet Vehicles Begin Mobile Testing Of Local Air Quality From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) Commissioner Lisette Camilo, and the City of New York’s Chief Technology Officer John Paul Farmer (CTO) today announced the launch of CityScanner, a pilot program that will use city fleet vehicles to test local air quality. Continue Reading →

NYC Joins Multi-state Lawsuit To Stop Trump Administration From Eliminating Food Assistance

New York City today joined a group of 15 Attorneys General in a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans. Continue Reading →

School Chancellor Carranza Celebrates College Awareness Day From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today celebrated the fifth annual College Awareness Day as part of the City’s College Access for All initiative. Continue Reading →

Speaker Johnson And Others Announce Thousands Of New Yorkers In Fair Fares Program

Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson announced today that over 100,000 New Yorkers have enrolled in the City’s Fair Fares initiative, marking a major milestone since the initiative’s inception. Continue Reading →

B.P. Brewer To Schools Chancellor Carranza, “Where’s The School Social Workers?”

Borough President Gale A. Brewer called on New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza to make more mental health care available to students by working for a 2021 budget that fully funds one full-time social worker per school from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Fire Commissioner Nigro Announces Fire Deaths Drop In 2019 From Harlem To Hollis

Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro today announced the city had 66 civilian fire deaths in 2019, 25% fewer deaths than in 2018, when 88 people lost their lives in fires. Continue Reading →

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