Robert Jackson Wins NY State Senate District 31

Residents of Washington Heights, Inwood, Harlem and Upper West Side the State Senate District 31 took to the polls Tuesday to vote for their representatives in the state legislature during this year’s midterm election. Continue Reading →

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Join WE ACT’s NY State Senatorial 31st District Candidates Forum In Harlem

Harlem-based WE ACT has invited all the candidates for this office to participate in the NY State Senatorial 31st District.

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NYLCV Releases 2018 State Environmental Scorecard From Harlem To Hollis

The New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) has announced the release of its 2018 Environmental Scorecard, reflecting how State Legislators acted on important environmental and public health issues. Continue Reading →

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Leaders Praise The Mayor For Opening Of Overdose Prevention Centers From Harlem To Hollis

Speaker Corey Johnson said: “The Council has been a leader in the push to bring these centers to New York City, and we thank Mayor de Blasio for taking this brave, important and necessary step. Continue Reading →

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First Lady McCray Announces Groundbreaking Initiative To Intervene In Domestic Violence

Today, First Lady Chirlane McCray announced Interrupting Violence At Home, a groundbreaking citywide effort to address domestic violence through services, training, and intervention for abusive partners who are not involved in the criminal justice system. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Announces New Legal Framework Of Pedal Assist Bicycles From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that DOT will begin the rule-making process to clarify that pedal-assist bicycles are legal to operate in New York City. Continue Reading →

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Senator Marisol Alcántara And Others To Protest Closure Of High School For Health Careers And Sciences Uptown

State Senator Marisol Alcántara (pictured) joined the office of Borough President Gale Brewer, Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, parents and school leaders to protest the closure of the High School for Health Careers and Sciences and urge the Education Department to reconsider their decision. Continue Reading →

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Inwood Tenants Living With No Heat Or Hot Water Say “Enough Is Enough”

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez joined NYS Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa, NYS Senator Marisol Alcantara, Representatives from LIUNA Local 78, Tenant Advocates, and residents of 3852 10th Avenue in Inwood, to call on landlord Julian Rodriguez to restore services to the tenants. Continue Reading →

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Uptown’s State Senator Marisol Alcántara On Passage Of ‘Card Check’ Bill

Statement from State Senator Marisol Alcántara:

As a former organizer for the New York Nurses Association, I know that collective bargaining is critical to our workforce in New York and across the nation. Continue Reading →

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Uptown State Senator Marisol Alcántara Reacts To President Donald Trump’s Statement

A statement from Upper Manhattan State Senator Marisol Alcántara on president Donald Trump’s statement:

From the first day of his administration, when I was arrested in front of Trump Tower, I have been vocal against the racism and sexism that he cannot or will not avoid spouting.

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