Uptown Council Member Rosenthal’s Bill Passes Mandating Complete Review Of City’s Public Assistance Program

Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation requiring the NYC Department of Social Services/Human Resources Administration (DSS/HRA) to conduct an in-depth audit of its public assistance and SNAP centers was passed by the City Council today. Continue Reading →

New Legislation Mandates Online Database Of Vacant Storefronts And Tracking Of All Commercial Spaces From Harlem To Hollis

Uptown Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation which mandates the tracking of commercial storefronts across New York City, and a public database of vacant storefronts, was passed by the City Council today. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Jackson, Rosenthal And Others File Amicus Brief In Support Of LGBTQ Workers

The de Blasio Administration today announced New York City, Los Angeles and a coalition of 66 local governments across the nation have filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member And Others Support Gun Control Legislation Ban For Deadly Guns

Uptown’s Council Members Helen Rosenthal and I. Daneek Miller’s legislation to ban the possession of unfinished lower gun frames or receivers. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rosenthal’s Legislation For Task Force To Protect TGNCNBI People

Uptown Council Member Helen Rosenthal’s legislation requiring a new Board of Correction task force to review the treatment and housing of transgender,

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Council Member Rosenthal Introduces New Workplace Sexual Harassment Resolution

Council Member Helen Rosenthal introduced a resolution today in support of legislation which would dramatically increase protections against workplace sexual harassment and discrimination from Harlem to the Hudson. Continue Reading →

Council Members Denounce Workplace Replace Reporting As “Snitching” And Offer New Bill

Council Members Helen Rosenthal and Ritchie Torres were joined by elected officials and advocacy organizations from Harlem to Hollis at City Hall this morning as they announced pending legislation which concerns the reporting of sexual harassment.

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