Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Calls For Proper Schools Reopening

“As a former teacher for 13 years, co-founder of 2 schools, and father of two daughters, my top priority continues to be ensuring that we do everything needed to guarantee that students have a safe return to school this September. Continue Reading →

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 →

The COVID Crisis: Mayor de Blasio Announces New Partnership To Manufacture 400,000 Hospital Gowns

As NYC’s health care heroes fight COVID-19 despite a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a public-private partnership with the White House and others. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: U.S. Nurses Unions Says, “Our Members Are Dying. We Demand Protection Now!”

As COVID-19 cases continue to skyrocket in the United States, unions representing 230,000 nurses across the country have joined forces to demand hospitals and the government act now to give nurses optimal personal protective equipment (PPE). Continue Reading →