$120 Billion Available For District Small Businesses And Non-Profits, Says Harlem’s Espaillat

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat announced the release of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) information to New York’s 13th congressional district by the Small Business Administration and U.S. Treasury Department. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: The City And The State Need To Work Alongside Latino Institutions To Help Communities Most Impacted

Uptown council member Ydanis Rodriguez states: “This week, New York State has initiated the reopening process in counties that have shown significant progress in the fight against COVID-19. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Calls To Connect Riders With Other Modes Of Transportation

Today, May 5th, 2020, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee held a press conference at the 161st Street-Yankee Stadium trains station to address the MTA newly proposed night closures for subway cleaning operation. Continue Reading →

The COVID-19 Crisis: Uptowns Rodriguez And Constantinides Resolution Supports NYS Bill To Cancel Rent

Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez (pictured) and Costa Constantinides today announced a resolution in support of the State bill to Cancel Rent. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Columbia University, City College Dorms And More Should House COVID Patients

Vacant dorms at the City College of New York’s Harlem campus should be repurposed to house New Yorkers stricken by coronavirus who are unable to socially isolate at home, a local Upper Manhattan lawmaker said. Continue Reading →

A Northern Manhattan Coronavirus Update From Uptown NYC Council Member Rodriguez

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Tonight as we are getting ready to rest for the night or to take on a night shift, I want to let everyone know that we are working day and night to ensure all New Yorkers receive the help they need during these trying days. Continue Reading →