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 →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez On Taxi Medallion Task Force Report And Link

Statement from uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez:Tomorrow the Medallion Task Force, mandated with analyzing the crisis faced by this sector of the taxi industry and issuing recommendations, will release a report based on their findings. Continue Reading →

The Mayor And Others Convene For Complete Count Campaign Kick-Off From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives J. Phillip Thompson, NYC Census 2020 Director Julie Menin, Council Member Carlos Menchaca, Continue Reading →

Speaker Johnson And Others Announce Thousands Of New Yorkers In Fair Fares Program

Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson announced today that over 100,000 New Yorkers have enrolled in the City’s Fair Fares initiative, marking a major milestone since the initiative’s inception. Continue Reading →

City-Funded Housing Now Required To Include Apartments For The Homeless

New residential buildings receiving financial assistance from the city will have to set aside at least 15 percent of their units for the homeless under a bill passed by the City Council on Thursday, December 19th, 2019. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Peggy Shephard And Others Appointed To Cities Climate Advisory Board

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson announced today the appointment of fifteen individuals to the New York City Climate Advisory Board ahead of the board’s first meeting today. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Diana Ayala And Others Announce Funding For MRI Equipment

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan CEO Alina Moran, New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, and Council Member Diana Ayala today announced plans to improve access to care in East Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Johnson And City Council Announce The Launch Of The Indirect Funding Initiative

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson today announced that the City has launched the Indirect Cost Rate (ICR) Funding Initiative.

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