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Today, Tuesday, March 24th, from 7:00 – 8:15 pm hear from Council Member MARK LEVINE talk about the latest on the City’s and State’s Response to the Coronavirus/Covid-19 crisis and more. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Joni Kletter As Commissioner And Chief Administrative Law Judge Of The OATH

Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Joni Kletter as Commissioner and Chief Administrative Law Judge of the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH). Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Levine And Gibson Bills To Expand Right To Counsel Law, New Report Cites RTC In NYC

Following the overwhelming success of New York City’s first-in-the-nation “Right to Counsel” legislation, Local Law 136  passed in 2017. Continue Reading →

Protecting Young New Yorkers, de Blasio Signs Ban Of Flavored E-Cigarettes Into Law

Building on previous efforts to curb the use of tobacco among young New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro. Continue Reading →

350,000 New Yorkers Receiving Free Legal Help To Fight Evictions Through Right To Counsel

The de Blasio Administration today announced the expansion of its right-to-counsel initiative to five new neighborhoods: Morris Heights in the Bronx, East New York in Brooklyn, East Harlem, and Inwood in Manhattan, and Far Rockaway in Queens. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Levine And Others Lead By Voting To Prohibit All Non-Tobacco Flavored E-Cigarettes

The New York City Council has voted 42-2 to ban all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes. Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to sign the bill or allow its passage into law, according to his deputy press secretary. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Levine And Others Sign Animal Rights Legislation Into Law From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed a new package of legislation into law to protect and promote animal welfare, ensuring a more humane City for all New Yorkers. Continue Reading →

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