Susan Taylor, Mayor de Blasio And More At Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit 2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke at the 22nd Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit Gala Thursday night, where he commended Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. on his legacy, impact on the world, and continued efforts in the fight for equality, “breaking the mold and doing something different.” Continue Reading →

Harlem Artists In Resident And Grammy Award Winner Honored By Mayor de Blasio

New Heritage’s artist in residence and extraordinary colleague Tsidii LeLoka being honored by Harlem’s Voza Rivers and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio at the African Heritage Reception on September 26, 2018, at Gracie Mansion. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Sign Speed Camera Legislation

A day before 1.1 million children return to school, Mayor Bill de Blasio held a public hearing for and signed Intro. 1089, which preserves and expands the use of speed cameras near schools where speeding is prevalent. Continue Reading →

NYC Financed Record Number Of Affordable Homes In 2017, And A Pot Tax Could Fund The Future

As we look at the future of affordable housing from Harlem to Hollis, we may consider the Forbes projected $240 million and $1.4 billion of medical marijuana tax dollars per year to pay some of the cost of the housing (these numbers do not include legalized recreational marijuana taxes). Continue Reading →

Statements By Mayor de Blasio And Others On Enactment Of Expanding Economic Opps For City’s M/WBES

On December 29, 2017, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation, Chapter 504 of the Laws of 2017, sponsored by State Senator Marisol Alcántara and Assembly Member Alicia Hyndman, which gives the City of New York the authority to increase economic opportunities for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs). Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Upholds Water Board Credit For 664,000 NY Homeowners From Harlem To Hollis

The Mayor Bill de Blasio today applauded yesterday’s decision from the New York Court of Appeals to uphold the Water Board’s issuance of credits to homeowners. Continue Reading →

Commissioner Salas And Mayor de Blasio Joined Forces To Combat Predatory Used Car Practices

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today joined Mayor Bill de Blasio at City Hall as he signed Introduction 1539 and 1540 to combat predatory practices in the used car industry from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Sign Hookah Bills Into Law

Today, October 16th, 2017, two laws introduced by Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez to address the increasingly widespread use of non-tobacco shisha among New Yorkers were signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio. Continue Reading →