Statement From Uptown Council Member Rodriguez On The Taxi Medallion Task Force Report

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Statement:

Today, January 31st, I stood alongside Co-Chair of the Taxi Medallion Task Force, Council Member Stephen Levin, 



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Mayor de Blasio Appoints Jackie Bray As Director Of The Mayor’s Office To Protect Tenants

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Jackie Bray as Director of The Mayor’s Office to Protect Tenants. Continue Reading →


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Mayor de Blasio, Uptowns Rodriquez And Others Sign For-Hire Vehicles Legislation

Mayor de Blasio held public hearings for and signed five pieces of legislation: Intro. 144-B, requiring the TLC to stop issuing for-hire vehicle licenses for 12 months, to study congestion and various aspects of the industry, Continue Reading →


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Mayor de Blasio Announces Drop In Poverty From Harlem To Hollis

The Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity today released its annual New York City Government Poverty Measure report, which shows that both the poverty rate and the near-poverty rate (the percentage living below 150% of New York City’s poverty threshold) have decreased since last year’s report. Continue Reading →


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Mayor de Blasio Announces His Cultural Plan For All New Yorkers, CreateNYC

Mayor de Blasio today joined NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl and Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer to release CreateNYC, New York City’s first-ever comprehensive cultural plan. Continue Reading →


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ACS Commissioner’s Latest Agency Tech Upgrades For Increased Family Safety And More

On Monday, May 15th, 2017, the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) Commissioner David Hansell demonstrated the agency’s latest technological upgrades that will enhance the work of thousands of frontline ACS Child Protective Specialists (CPS). Continue Reading →


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