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 →

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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NYCouncil Members Introduce Ban From Harlem To Hollis On Deadly, Untraceable “Ghost Guns”

Council Members Helen Rosenthal and I. Daneek Miller will introduce legislation today banning the possession of unfinished lower gun frames or receivers, which are then used to create untraceable firearms or so-called “ghost guns.” Continue Reading →