Uptown’s Rodriguez And Others Signs Safe Streets Bill Into Law From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed new safe streets legislation into law, the latest step in the Administration’s progress implementing Vison Zero to make New York City’s streets safer. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce City Achieving A Pathway To Pay Parity For Childhood Providers

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Speaker Corey Johnson, Labor Relations Commissioner Renee Campion, and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced that the City has honored the promise to achieve a pathway to pay parity. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Rodriguez, On Nations Largest Public Cementary Will Finally Get The Respect It Deserves

Statement from Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez:

I would like to thank Melinda Hunt from the Hart Island Project for being here today. She has testified and stood firmly supporting these bills for years. Continue Reading →

Community Voices Heard, Speaker Corey Johnson, Tenants Rally For NYCHA Funding

Community Voices Heard, Speaker Corey Johnson, NYCHA residents, community-based organizations, labor, and faith leaders rallied to call for the immediate release of state funds for urgent capital repairs at NYCHA developments. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce $19M Investment In Local Census Education And Organizing

Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, and The City University of New York (CUNY) today announced an unprecedented $19 million investment in local community-based organizations to engage in mass education and mobilization efforts around the 2020 Census. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Rodriquez, Other Electeds And Riders Respond As Transit Tour Wraps Up

Today, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Transportation Committee, Speaker Corey Johnson, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodriguez On Supreme Court Block Of Citizenship Question On The Census

Statement from Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez regarding 2020 Census citizenship:

“Today is a day of celebration for all our brothers and sisters that were fearful of the 2020 Census citizenship question. Continue Reading →

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