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 →

Participatory Budgeting Voting To Decide How To Spend $1 Million Of Your Tax Dollars

In a note from an e-mail from City Council member Helen Rosenthal that the FY20 Participatory Budgeting Voting Begins this Saturday! PB voting runs from Saturday (3/30) through Sunday (4/7). Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rosenthal’s Vacant Storefront Registry And Other Legislation Reviewed

Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation which mandates the tracking of commercial storefronts across New York City was reviewed at a Small Business committee hearing today. Continue Reading →

Addressing The Lack Of Diversity In Public Monuments In City Parks With Council Hearing

The Committees on Women, Parks, and Recreation, and Cultural Affairs, chaired by Council Members Helen Rosenthal, Barry Grodenchik, and Jimmy Van Bramer, Continue Reading →

Council Passes Legislation Mandating Long-Term Tracking Of City’s Anti-Domestic Violence Efforts

Today the City Council unanimously passed Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation mandating long-term, detailed reporting from the City on domestic violence across the five boroughs, and how the City is addressing the needs of survivors. Continue Reading →

NYC Women Aging Into Poverty Council Oversight Hearing Livestream At NYCity Hall

On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019, the Committees on Women and Aging, chaired by Council Members Helen Rosenthal and Margaret Chin respectively, will hold an oversight hearing.

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City Council Highlights Persistence Of Domestic Violence From Harlem To Hollis

This morning, members of the City Council fanned out from Harlem to Hollis, raising awareness about domestic violence and resources and services available for survivors, as part of NYC Go Purple Day. Continue Reading →

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