Today, October 16th, 2017, two laws introduced by Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez to address the increasingly widespread use of non-tobacco shisha among New Yorkers were signed by Mayor Bill Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Richard A. Carranza as New York City’s next Schools Chancellor.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that New York City’s 2017 four-year high school graduation rate is the highest on record – 74.3 percent.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray announced a the City had filed a lawsuit today in New York State Supreme Court to hold manufacturers and distributors of Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed legislation into law, authored by Council Member Ben Kallos in collaboration with DEP, aimed at reducing overnight and weekend construction noise and making New Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 1313-A that expands paid leave to domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and trafficking survivors.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that New York City would dramatically expand Select Bus Service (SBS), pursuing upgrades on more than 21 new routes over the next ten years, Continue Reading →
By Mayor Bill de Blasio Good afternoon, everyone. I just have a brief statement on a couple of important topics. First, I want to update you on President Trump’s visit Continue Reading →
Following the news of Mayor de Blasio’s plan to raise revenue needed to fix our struggling subway system and support lower-income New Yorkers with subsidized fares, Harlem Council Transportation Chair Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, Deputy Mayor Richard Buery, and ACS Commissioner David Hansell today announced the first-ever offers for 3-K for All.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that ParkNYC, a new and convenient way to pay for on-street parking in New York City, is now available to drivers in all five Continue Reading →
The de Blasio Administration today announced an investment of more than $1 million to expand Girl Scout Troop 6000, the first-in-the-nation Girl Scout Troop dedicated to serving homeless girls and Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a $32 million, multi-agency plan to reduce the city’s rat population that targets the three most infested parts of city: the Grand Concourse area, Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio and DYCD Commissioner Bill Chong today announced the start of the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program with a record 70,000 young New Yorkers employed at more Continue Reading →
In a milestone achievement in the fight for pay equity, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 1253 prohibiting all employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s salary history.
Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the release of preliminary Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines, which for the first time establish citywide guidance on incorporating projected impacts from climate change into Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today held public hearings for and signed 14 pieces of legislation– Intros. 1161-A in relation to requiring DOHMH report annually on immunization rates of New Yorkers Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio, standing alongside faith and community leaders, today unveiled a comprehensive borough-based plan to reduce the footprint of New York City’s homeless shelter system and drive down the population Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Office of Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) today announced a new community partnership to boost City contracting opportunities for M/WBEs.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Housing Authority Chair Shola Olatoye today committed $1 billion in City capital to replace deteriorating roofs on NYCHA buildings over the next Continue Reading →