Advancing New York Values & Protecting Taxpayers From Harlem To The Hudson

The Senate Majority passed the 2019-2020 State Budget that provides tax relief for overburdened New York families by implementing a permanent property tax cap, increases support for New York students by investing over $1 billion more in state education aid, and cuts taxes for middle-class New Yorkers. Continue Reading →

Self-Cloning Tick Species Could Invade NYC From Harlem Too Hollis This Year, Study Warns

An invasive tick species that can clone itself and make humans sick may pose a greater threat to New York City than researchers previously thought writes Patch.

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NYC Announces Four New Monuments Honoring Female Leaders As Part Of She Built NYC Initiative

Today, First Lady Chirlane McCray and former Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen announced the next four monuments as a part of She Built NYC, an initiative to honor the trailblazing women who have helped shape New York City while addressing the absence of female statues in our public realm. Continue Reading →

NYC Councilmember Levine Visits Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center Food Pantry

When the Emma L Bowen Community Service Center opened its doors in 1986, it fulfilled a vision — to enable individuals and families, regardless of age, to effectively and productively meet the many challenges. Continue Reading →

Statement From Mayor Bill de Blasio On Amazon HQ2 Leaving New York City

Business Insider wrote that Cuomo’s office said that the HQ2 project would have brought in $27.5 billion in new tax revenue over 25 years based on two economic impact studies, one commissioned by the governor and another by the city.

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Health Department Announces New Law Offering Third Gender Category On Birth Certificates

The Health Department today announced that beginning Jan. 1, 2019, New Yorkers can change the gender on their birth certificate to “X” to reflect a non-binary gender identity. Continue Reading →

Harlem Restaurant Ordered Closed By NYC’s Health Department Last Week

From filth to flies — some restaurants across Harlem have dirty secrets they’d rather you didn’t know or think about. Fortunately for the diner’s well-being, New York City’s Health Department is watching. Continue Reading →

NYC Sets New Minimum Wage For AA-Based Drivers From Harlem To Hollis

On Tuesday, New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) passed new minimum wage requirements for drivers working for ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft. Going forward, drivers will be paid $17.22 per hour. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Carranza Announces Record Number Of Students Enrolling In College From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza released the 2017-18 School Quality Reports and announced that New York City’s postsecondary enrollment rate is its highest ever – 59 percent of New York City’s Class of 2017.. Continue Reading →

Everything You Need To Know To Register To Vote In NYC

New York State government says exercise your right as an American citizen — register to vote.  Continue Reading →