Harlem Rep. Espaillat Responds To Trump No Longer COVID-19 Emergency Funding For NYC

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement following the Trump Administration’s decision to no longer providing COVID-19-related emergency funding for New York City’s prevention efforts: Continue Reading →

Bounce Partners With Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote To Increase Voter Engagement

Bounce, the first and only broadcast and multi-platform entertainment network serving African Americans, today announced a partnership with When We All Vote, the non-profit. Continue Reading →

Cities For Action Holds Multi-City Tele-Town Hall On DACA State-Of-Play

Yesterday, Cities for Action—a coalition of over 200 U.S. mayors and county executives advocating for pro-immigrant federal policies and launching innovative, inclusive programs and policies at the local level. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Open Streets Restaurants Expansion To 40 Locations

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the first Open Streets: Restaurant partner organizations that will begin temporary street closures on weekdays for outdoor dining along select corridors. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat And Others Lead Investigation Into Disturbing Medical Procedures At ICE Facilities

Today, Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat, Representative Veronica Escobar, and Representative Raul Ruiz co-led a letter to the Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General Joseph V. Cuffari. Continue Reading →

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Furloughs Himself Amid The COVID Crisis

The mayor of New York City will lay himself off. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that all mayor’s office staff, including himself, soon will take five-day furloughs. Continue Reading →