Federal Monitor Approves NYCHA’s Heat Action Plan From Harlem To Hollis, Queens

Federal Monitor Bart M. Schwartz and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) today issued the Heat Action Plan. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Commercial Cargo Bike Program To Reduce Delivery Congestion

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that New York City will launch an initiative to encourage freight companies to reduce delivery-related congestion through the use of cargo bicycles. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodriguez And Others Make Sure That Hart Island A Public Cemetery Receives Justice

Today, uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee joined Mayor de Blasio for a ceremony that lent final approval to the efforts to bring justice to those buried at Hart Island, 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 →

NYC Emergency Management Urges Folks From Harlem To Hollis To Prepare For Winter Weather

As winter weather moves into the New York City area Sunday morning, the New York City Emergency Management Department advises New Yorkers to prepare for messy travel conditions to end the holiday weekend into the beginning of the workweek. Continue Reading →

NYC Commission On Human Rights Announces Gains Combating Sexual Harassment In #MeToo Era

In the two years since the #MeToo movement launched, the New York City Commission on Human Rights announces significant achievements in combatting workplace sexual harassment. Continue Reading →

The Need For Statewide Ban On Flavored Tobacco And E-Cigarette Products

Statement From Senator Brad Hoylman:

Earlier today, the New York City Council passed legislation banning the sale of flavored e-cigarettes from Harlem To Hollis. Continue Reading →

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