New York City Council Fails The Most Marginalized New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis

Today, New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson failed to bring Intro 2047 to a vote, despite a majority of council members supporting the bill and support from Mayor de Blasio. Continue Reading →


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From Harlem To Hollis Adopts Zoning Rules To Advance Transit Accessibility

Mayor Bill de Blasio, the New York City Council, and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced the approval of Elevate Transit: Zoning for Accessibility. Continue Reading →


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New York City Council Confirms Georgia M. Pestana As Corporation Counsel

The New York City Council today confirmed Georgia M. Pestana as New York City’s 80th Corporation Counsel. Pestana is a historic choice. Continue Reading →


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AARP Commends NYC Council, Mayor For Increased Funding For Aging Services In FY22

AARP New York applauded the New York City Council and Mayor for agreeing on an FY22 budget that increases investments. Continue Reading →


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NYC Council Hearing To Expand Climate Mobilization Act While Safeguarding Affordable Housing

Members and staff from WE ACT for Environmental Justice will testify in front of the New York City Council today in support of Intro 1947. Continue Reading →


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Coalition Of Over 50 Nonprofits Calling For REFORM NYPD NOW

Over 50 nonprofit organizations – including social justice and advocacy organizations, religious congregations, and nonprofits providing vital education, health, housing, youth development. Continue Reading →


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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 →


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