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 →

MOIA And ONA Announce Investment In Legal Services For Immigrants Facing Imminent Deportation

Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Bitta Mostofi today announced the City of New York and New York State’s joint $1 million investment in continued efforts to support immigrant New Yorkers in accessing justice through innovative solutions. Continue Reading →

NYC Joins Opposition Against Trump Administration Proposal To Limit Civil Rights Protections In Health Services

The City of New York announced today that it submitted two public comments in response to a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services proposed rule to eliminate or severely limit federal healthcare protections for residents from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

FDNY Lieutenant Sues Department Over Racial Discrimination After Event In Harlem

A white firefighter has sued the FDNY after claiming he was barred from participating in a color guard ceremony honoring deceased members of the Vulcan Society — a fraternal organization of black firefighters in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Increase In Funding For The Collison Investigative Squad (CIS) From Harlem To Hollis

In a statement from uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez:

The City of New York is experiencing a Hit-and-Run epidemic. Over the last couple of years, we have seen an increase in hit-and-runs of over 25%. Continue Reading →

Streamed The Oversight Hearing On Title IX And Gender-Based Discrimination In NYC Schools

The City Council Committees on Women and Gender Equity, Higher Education, and Education will hold a joint hearing tomorrow regarding sexual harassment and gender discrimination in New York City schools,

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Uptown Council Member Rodriguez, And Others Announce E-Bike And E-Scooter Bill Package

Tomorrow, Wednesday, November 28, 2018; 12:00 PM EST, uptown Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez, Fernando Cabrera, Rafael Espinal, Margaret Chin …

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