Uptowns Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez issued a statement on the eve of Introduction 1658 becoming law.
Today Tuesday, January 9, 2018, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez issued a statement on the NYPD’s announcement on recent promotions within its leadership:
Dear Friends and Neighbors, There is heavy snow fall with winds gusting up to 50 mph. It is 22 degrees Fahrenheit and feels like 11 degrees Fahrenheit.
By Ydanis Rodriguez Today, January 2, 2018, the Administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Council announced a plan to bring permanent perimeter barriers, or “safety Continue Reading →
Today , Saturday, December 16th Council Chair of Committee on Transportation Ydanis Rodriguez, Assemblywoman Carme n De la Rosa , elected officials, and transportation advocates will held a press conference Continue Reading →
Following the decision by Uber & Lyft on skyrocketing the prices in the area affected by an explosion this morning near the Port Authority Bus Terminal, uptown Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, Continue Reading →
Today November 24, 2017, Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez issued a statement on the retirement of Chief of Department Carlos Gomez and the importance of diverse leadership in the NYPD:
Today, October 17th at 12:00PM on the steps of City Hall, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, chair of the Council Transportation Committee held a press conference where he announced the introduction Continue Reading →
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 →
Here is Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s remarks at the 7th annual State of the District Address for District 10 at the Salome Ureña Educational Campus:
Dear Friends, Our 7th Annual State of the District Address 2017 “Building a Community for All” in Northern Manhattan is this Sunday, October 15th doors open at 1:00pm, at the Continue Reading →
Council person Ydanis Rodriguez says, you can help decide how to spend public funds on community improvements to parks, schools, libraries, streets, and more through Participatory Budgeting 2017.
Today Monday, September 25th at 1:00pm the New York City Committee on Transportation held an oversight hearing on the topic of “Taxi Medallion Values” and introduced bill 963 which would Continue Reading →
A note to Harlem World Magazine from uptown council member Ydanis Rodriguez:
Following the decision by the Trump Administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), NYC Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez released the following statement:
Today, Saturday, Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez and other elected officials and transportation advocates will call on the City of New York to install pedestrian safety bollards along sidewalks in Continue Reading →
Amanda, a working mom of three U.S. citizen children, entered sanctuary on Thursday night to avoid deportation to her native Guatemala, a country her children have never known, and where Continue Reading →
Standing alongside Mayor de Blasio as he announced his support for a Fair Fix Plan to fix the subways and fund reduced fares for lower income New Yorkers living in Continue Reading →
On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez delivered the following opening statement at the NYC Council Transportation Committee hearing on the MTA and its subways.
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 →