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 →

As Congestion Pricing Looms, Electeds Rethink Uptown Parking

With the congestion pricing set to take effect in 2021 Upper Manhattan politicians are mobilizing to form a plan to reform parking regulations in order to prioritize on-street parking. Continue Reading →

Groundbreaking $15.5 Million Project To Expand And Revamp Montefiore Square In Harlem

The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT), NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), NYC Department of Parks and Recreation (Parks) Continue Reading →

NYC Health + Hospitals’ Financial Turnaround Is On Track As Of The Fiscal Year End 2019

NYC Health + Hospitals’ President and CEO Mitchell Katz, MD, today announced that the public health system’s financial turnaround is on track: fiscal year-end 2019.

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Mayor de Blasio And Uptowns Levine Cracks Down On E-Cigarette Sales To Minors

Mayor de Blasio and Acting Corporation Counsel Georgia M. Pestana today announced that New York City has filed a federal lawsuit against 22 national online e-cigarette vendors.

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