Mayor De Blasio’s The Health Department today announced it has called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to change its blood donor deferral policy for men who have sex Continue Reading →
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) officially opened a new Computer-Based Testing and Applications Center (CTAC) for Civil Service exams today at 135 Canal St., 3rd floor, in the Continue Reading →
NY Curbed reports that attorney General Eric Schneiderman has reached a settlement with Allure Group, the for-profit healthcare provider being investigated in connection to the sale of two nursing homes—
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City saw the fewest traffic fatalities on record last year, driven by a 32 percent drop in pedestrian fatalities.
Today, the Council will vote on bills implementing reporting requirements and improving access to resources to help prevent bullying, including requiring the Department of Education to post contact information for Continue Reading →
Following on his ambitious plan to mandate cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today the next step in his climate action agenda.
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.
In advance of Earth Day on April 22, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that solar capacity continues to expand citywide, bringing better access to clean affordable energy and well-paying Continue Reading →
Real Estate Weekly reports that BRP Companies has filed plans to build a seven-story residential building at 847 St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem.
Harlem Council members Melissa Mark-Viverito, Mark Levine, Mayor Bill de Blasio and others today held public hearings for and signed 29 pieces of legislation into law – Intros.
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), Mayor de Blasio, Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez and others today announced that the City has completed a contract with General Motors (GM) to procure the Continue Reading →
In 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 Continue Reading →
Executive Director of the Commission on Gender Equity Azadeh Khalili today announced the launch of the CGE website: nyc.gov/genderequity.
Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced today that the City’s enforcement of certain minor offenses, specifically giving officers the option of issuing a civil ticket instead of a criminal Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 214-B into law, and solidified the City’s commitment to providing all low-income tenants facing eviction with legal representation in Housing Court.
Mayor de Blasio today signed 12 pieces of legislation on which he previously held a hearing – Intros. 1290-A, 1295-A, 1296-A and 1297-A, in relation to the Percent for Art Continue Reading →
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that New York City will become the second major urban school district in the nation, after San Continue Reading →