City Offers New Business Courses In Multiple Languages To Aspiring Immigrant Entrepreneurs

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that registration is now open for new business courses available to over 5,000 entrepreneurs, with a focus on aspiring and established immigrant entrepreneurs. Continue Reading →

Report: From Harlem To Hollis Failing Working Black Women, Local Wage Gap Is Wider In The U.S.

Today, ahead of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day on August 7th, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer released an alarming analysis of Black women’s earnings in New York City that uncovers a wage gap higher than New York State and the entire U.S. Continue Reading →

Join Harlem Congress Member Adriano Espaillat At Rezoning Community Forum

Representative Adriano Espaillat joined by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will hold an Inwood Rezoning Community Forum.

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New “Affordability Index” Monitors Escalating Affordability Crisis From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Comptrollertoday released a new first-of-its-kind tool for examining how the City’s mounting affordability crisis strains the everyday lives of representative New Yorkers.

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The Mayor And Others Demand Albany Expand Speed Enforcement Cameras Near Schools In State Budget

Mayor de Blasio joined crash survivors, victims’ families, seniors and elected officials on the steps of City Hall to demand leaders in Albany include an expansion of New York City’s school zone speed enforcement camera program in the final state budget by April 1, 2018. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce First In The Nation Divest From Fossil Fuel

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and other trustees of the City’s $189 Billion pension funds today announced a goal to divest City funds from fossil fuel reserve owners within five years, which would make New York City the first major US pension plan to do so. Continue Reading →

Health Department And Partners Recognize World AIDS Day And Harlem Awardee

In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Health Department today joined the End AIDS NY 2020 Coalition – a partnership of over 60 community partners from New York State – to host the fourth annual World AIDS Day event at Brooklyn’s historic Kings Theatre. Continue Reading →

Comptroller Scott M. Stringer Releases Neighborhood-By-Neighborhood Report

In a first-of-its-kind report, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer today released a comprehensive neighborhood-by-neighborhood analysis documenting the evolution of New York’s economy since 2000 and the changing business landscape in communities across the five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Stringer And $11 Trillion Global Investors Speak Out Against Texas “Bathroom Bill”

Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 21st, 2017, NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and Trillium Asset Management CEO Matthew Patsky will hold a conference call regarding Texas Senate Bill 6, with repercussions from Harlem to Hollywood. Continue Reading →

Comptroller Scott M. Stringer Debars $1.7 Mil Immigrant Cheat Contractor (Video)

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer today assessed $3.2 million in fines against K.S. Contracting Corporation and its owner, Paresh Shah, for cheating dozens of workers out of the prevailing wages and benefits from Harlem to Hollis who were owed under the New York State Labor Law. Continue Reading →