Health Department Calls On FDA To End Blood Donations Restriction On Men Who Have Sex With Men

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 →

DCAS Opens First Civil Service Testing Center For Applicants From Harlem To Hollis On Staten Island

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 →

Council Vote To Improve Access To Resources To Help Families From Harlem To Hollis

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 →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Sign Bill Prohibiting Employers From Inquiring About Salary History

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.

Solar Capacity Expands Under Mayor de Blasio From Harlem To Hollis

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 →

Harlem’s Mark Viverito, Levine And Mayor de Blasio Sign Legislation To Create Neighborhood Commitment Tracker

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.

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Announce New Contract With GM

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 →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Executive Order Banning City Agencies From Reviewing Salary History Of Job Applicants

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 →

Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Mark-Viverito Announce 90% Drop In Criminal Court Summonses

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 →

De Blaso, Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others Provide Legal Council For All Low-Income Tenants

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 Bill And Chancellor Fariña Announce closure For The Lunar New Year

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 →