Today, outside City Hall, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and Council Member Carlos Menchaca joined in solidarity with the Green Light NY Coalition members to rally in support of Resolution 100-2018.
As momentum builds for criminal justice reform in New York State, State Senator Brian A. Benjamin, Assemblyman Walter Mosley, and a unique coalition of New York community groups.
Patch reports that New York lawmakers might want to put taxpayers on their holiday thank-you note lists. State legislators are set to get a hefty raise starting January 1, 2019, that will give them a higher salary than anywhere else in the nation.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the appointment of Ayirini Fonseca-Sabune as the City’s c.
The debate surrounding plans to build a massive development on top of an East Harlem playground as a state investigator reviews the project, according to City Council records.
A day before 1.1 million children return to school, Mayor Bill de Blasio held a public hearing for and signed Intro. 1089, which preserves and expands the use of speed cameras near schools where speeding is prevalent.
Mayor Bill de Blasio joined high school seniors at the Manhattan Hunter Science High School today for New York City’s first-ever citywide, which aims to help register all eligible students who are currently 18 years old or will turn 18 by November 6, 2018.
Carefully planned internships managed as a three-way partnership between the student, the host organization and the school are an integral part of a thorough education in the field of public affairs, providing significant benefits for each of the participants.
Today with a majority vote of 88 members in the affirmative, the New York Assembly chamber passed the NYS Dream Act for the eight time.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Corporation Counsel Zachary W. Carter today announced that the City of New York has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31, et al., to defend a legal right that labor unions view as crucial to…
State Senator Marisol Alcántara (D-Manhattan) and Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman (D-Queens) issued statements today praising Governor Andrew Cuomo for his signature of their bill, the Expanding Opportunity Act.
Bloomberg reports that Groucho Marx once said that politics is the art of looking for trouble. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have found it in a playground named for the comedian and his brothers in their old neighborhood on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
NY1 reports that Governor Andrew Cuomo and state leaders renamed Riverbank State Park in Harlem after retiring Assemblyman Herman “Denny” Farrell.
Manhattan Gale A. Brewer will be registering voters this Saturday, August 26, 2017, to commemorate the 97th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which guaranteed women the right to vote in the United States.
Newsday reports that before he turned his life around, Victor Pate spent 15 years, on and off, in New York State prisons on convictions of robbery and weapons possession.