Harlem, Feds Propose Ban On Infant Inclined Sleepers As Death Toll Rises

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is proposing a new rule that would virtually eliminate the sale of inclined sleepers, an infant bed that allows babies to sleep at a 30-degree angle. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espaillat Statement In Opposition To Proposed Changes To HUD’s Use Of Disparate Impact

Harlem Congressional member Adriano Espaillat, joined by members of the New York congressional delegation and advocates, Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Administration Announces Record Increases In School Internet Capacity

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza announced record increases in internet access in schools. Continue Reading →

NYC Health + Hospitals’ Financial Turnaround Is On Track As Of The Fiscal Year End 2019

NYC Health + Hospitals’ President and CEO Mitchell Katz, MD, today announced that the public health system’s financial turnaround is on track: fiscal year-end 2019.

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Mayor de Blasio, Uptowns Rodriguez And Others Announce Tentative Agreement For Head Start Employees

­­­­Mayor Bill de Blasio, and others today announced a tentative agreement between District Council 37/1707 Local 95 and the Head Start Sponsoring Board Council of New York City. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Food Rescue Advo Kate MacKenzie Director Of Food Policy

Mayor de Blasio today announced the appointment of Kate MacKenzie as the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Food Policy. Continue Reading →

One Year Later, Mayor de Blasio See 61% Decline In Misdemeanor Arrests Of In 16 Year Olds

Today, Mayor de Blasio and The Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) announced the one year anniversary of the City’s implementation of historic “Raise the Age” legislation. Continue Reading →

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