de Blasio Signs Executive Order To Reduce City’s Vehicle Fleet Reduce Environmental Impact

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order today that will reduce the size of the City’s on-road vehicle fleet, deepening its commitment to address climate change and reduce emissions 80 percent by 2050 from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez And Cabrera Call Out Lack Of Diversity In Leadership Of City Agencies And Solutions

Today, Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, joined by Council Member Fernando Cabrera and advocates, held a press conference on the steps at City Hall to call for an increase in diversity in leadership positions within city government agencies and departments. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Members Rodriguez And Others Call Out Lack of Diversity In Leadership Of City Agencies

Today, Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, joined by Council Member Fernando Cabrera and advocates, held a press conference on the steps at City Hall to call for an increase in diversity in leadership positions within city government agencies and departments. Continue Reading →

E-Scooters & E-Bikes May Be Legal In NYC From Harlem To Hollis

Today, Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez, Fernando Cabrera and Rafael Espinal announced legislation that will legalize E-scooters and E-bikes in the City of New York, headlining four bills that encompass a legislative package introduced today at the New York City Council Stated Meeting. Continue Reading →

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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Department Of Consumer Affairs Begins Accepting Electronic Cigarette Retail Dealer Licenses

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas (pictured above) today announced that the application period for Electronic Cigarette Retail Dealer licenses is now open. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Support To Individuals & Families From The Hurricanes

Mayor de Blasio announced today that a service center will open next week to support displaced individuals and families from Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean islands following recent hurricanes. Continue Reading →

NYC Temporary Closes Stores Illegally Selling Tobacco Products Uptown And In Brooklyn

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the temporary closing of four Manhattan businesses (three uptown): Continue Reading →

Elected Officials And Advocates Rally To Strengthen Parks From Harlem To Hollis

harlems mark levineToday, City Council Parks Committee Chair Mark Levine and New Yorkers for Parks were joined by elected officials, community garden enthusiasts and advocates from across the city, who gathered to rally in support of the City’s parks and green spaces. Continue Reading →