The COVID-19 Crisis: Legislature Passes Hoylman-Rozic Price Gouging Legislation

Today, the New York State Legislature voted to pass S.8189 (Hoylman)/A.10270 (Rozic), legislation to strengthen New York’s law against price gouging. Continue Reading →

Legislators Rally To Crack Down On Price Gouging After NY Declares “State Of Emergency” Due To COVID-19

Days after the Governor declared a State of Emergency in New York due to the spread of COVID-19 electeds take stand on price gouging from Harlem to the Hudson. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Executive Order Banning City Agencies From Reviewing Salary History Of Job Applicants

bill-de-blasio-ydanis-rodriguez-and-melissa1In a major effort to ensure fair employment practices and close the pay gap for women and people of color, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Executive Order 21 prohibiting City agencies from inquiring about the salary history of job applicants. Continue Reading →

Women’s Equality Day Rally Promotes Voter Participation And More

womens day in nycManhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer led a rally and press conference today with fellow women serving New York City as elected officials observing Women’s Equality Day, calling for increased voter participation and recognition of women’s activism. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Levine And Coalition Expand Foreign Language Education

marl levine 2On Thursday, October 29, Harlem Council Member Mark Levine, Council Member Jumaane Williams, Public Advocate Letitia James, and a group of council members and state legislators joined a coalition of teachers, students and business leaders calling for a broad expansion of foreign language education programs in New York City.

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