Mayor de Blasio, First Lady McCray And Others Rallied In Support Of Paid Personal Time legislation

Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, activist Gloria Steinem and advocates today rallied in support of Paid Personal Time legislation from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Bubble Bursts In Her Fight For Public Advocate’s Office

Last Tuesday seemed to dash the dreams of yet another City Council speaker, in this case, Melissa Mark-Viverito, who left the post in 2017 reports Crain’s New York. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Appears In Court To Reaffirm His Commitment To Immigrants

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez appeared before a judge for his scheduled court date. Rodriguez pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct for his arrest on January 11, 2018 at a protest against Ravi Ragbir’s deportation. Continue Reading →

Electeds Call For Robust Mental Health Services And Sensible Gun Regulations At Our Schools

Today, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez was joined by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, NYS Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon, NYC Council Members Jumaane Williams, Kalman Yeger, Bill Perkins, and community advocates and called for robust mental health services and counseling in New York schools, and greater gun regulation. Continue Reading →

Oversight Hearing On NYPD Crowd Control And Protest Procedures

Uptowns Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez and Jumaane Williams issued the following statement on the Committee on Public Safety oversight hearing chaired by Council Member Donovan Richards: Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Al Sharpton Wants A Black City Council Speaker

The NY Post reports that Rev. Al Sharpton wants race to weigh heavily in who becomes the next leader of the City Council. Continue Reading →


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