Protecting All New Yorkers, Says Northern Manhattan Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez

It is incredible that one of the wealthiest nations in the world has been hobbled by a shortage in medical equipment, exposing us to be no more prepared than any developing nation in the world. Continue Reading →

Calling On DOE To Shut Down Schools For Two Weeks, States Uptown Council Member Rodriguez (Spanish)

I thank Governor Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Corey Johnson and all City Agencies for the work they are doing as we try to control and reduce the spread of COVID-19. Continue Reading →

A Northern Manhattan Coronavirus Update From Uptown NYC Council Member Rodriguez

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Tonight as we are getting ready to rest for the night or to take on a night shift, I want to let everyone know that we are working day and night to ensure all New Yorkers receive the help they need during these trying days. Continue Reading →

NYC Launches Two Civic Tech Competitions To Strengthen Tenant Protection Rights And Mental Health Access Uptown

Through the NYCx Co-Labs program, NYCEDC and the Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer will accept proposals for two competitions. Continue Reading →

4 Pedestrians Killed In 48-Hours, Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Calls For A State Of Emergency

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez statement: Once again and within a 48 hours period, we have had 4 pedestrian deaths in New York City. Continue Reading →

Council Member Rodriguez Statement On Newly Appointed TLC Commissioner Aloysee Heredia Jarmoszuk

Statement from uptowns Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez:

I welcome the appointment of Aloysee Heredia Jarmoszuk as Chair and Commissioner of the TLC. Continue Reading →

Statement From Uptown Council Member Rodriguez On The Taxi Medallion Task Force Report

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Statement:

Today, January 31st, I stood alongside Co-Chair of the Taxi Medallion Task Force, Council Member Stephen Levin, 


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Uptown Council Member Rodriguez’s Hearing On Street And Vehicle Safety Opening Statement

Here’s a statement from Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez: This year we have seen at least 9 pedestrians killed, many of them were killed by large multi-ton vehicles. Continue Reading →


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