Harlem’s Adriano Espaillat Leads NYC Delegation Calling To End Of Solitary Confinement

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat led the Democratic members of New York City Delegation in a letter to City Council Speaker Corey Johnson. Continue Reading →


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Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Johnson Commit To Provide Prevailing Wage To Security Guards At Shelters

Today Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson announced the City will commit $40.5 million in the FY22 Budget. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Council Member Helen Rosenthal And Others Call For Justice For BPHN Survivors

Speaker Corey Johnson and Council Member Helen Rosenthal sent a public letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio today. Continue Reading →


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Mayor de Blasio Expands Open Streets, Restaurants, Announces More Locations For Outdoor Dining And Recreation

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced four more locations for car-free outdoor dining on weekends, expanding the popular Open Streets: Restaurants program to 89 streets citywide. Continue Reading →


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“Disbanding” NYPD From Harlem To Hollis Gets City Speaker Corey Johnson’s Backing

New York City should “follow the lead” of Minneapolis, which recently disbanded its police force, mayoral candidate and Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Tuesday. Continue Reading →


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Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Johnson Announce “Project Cupid” To Process Online Marriage Licensing

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson today announced “Project Cupid,” a joint effort between the Office of the City Clerk and the New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) to transition the marriage licensing process fully online. Continue Reading →


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The COVID Crisis: Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Johnson Announce Plans To Implement Miles Of Safe Streets

As the weather gets warmer and New York City’s fight against COVID-19 stretches into the summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson today announced plans to implement at least 40 miles of street closures. Continue Reading →


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