As the race for a City Council seat heats up, candidate Robert Rodriguez — also a member of the state Assembly — is under fire for missing a critical vote to determine the future of New York City public schools. Continue Reading →
A statement by Harlem speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Ydanis Rodriguez regarding the MTA Derailment effecting A and D trains in and out of Harlem: Continue Reading →
Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito opening statement at a public hearing on immigration Bills: Continue Reading →
The cost of flood insurance could reach crisis levels for low-income New Yorkers and other low-income Americans if Congress does not act to reform FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Continue Reading →
Today the New York City Council passed a package of legislation aimed at overhauling safety standards for gas piping infrastructure.
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Harlem’s City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito spoke openly Thursday about sexual abuse she suffered as a child, prompted by a video released last week in which presidential candidate Donald Trump says he aggressively kisses women and grabs their genitalia. Continue Reading →
Harlem’s speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito along with Council Member Daniel Dromm today visited Food Bank NYC in Jackson Heights to remind New Yorkers to file their taxes and to utilize the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) at free tax preparation sites at locations across the City. Continue Reading →