Harlem’s Reps Adriano Espaillat, Lofgren And Grijalva Lead Against DHS Public Charge Rule (Spanish)

Today, Reps. Adriano Espaillat, Zoe Lofgren , and Raúl M. Grijalva lead more than 80 Members of Congress in a letter sent to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen and the Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney addressing their collective concern regarding the draft DHS rule. Continue Reading →

The Participatory Budget Results Are In!

From Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez:

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Our fourth participatory budget cycle in District 10 has come to a close and the results are in.Over 2,000 District 10 residents voted for their top projects during Participatory Budgeting Vote Week from April 7th to April 15th, 2018, to help us determine how we would invest $1 million in capital funds. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep. Rodriguez On Overdose Prevention Center Announcement (Spanish)

On Friday, May 4th, 2018, uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez issued the following statement on the announcement of opening an Overdose Prevention Center in Washington Heights: Continue Reading →

Chancellor Carranza Announces Bilingual Education Programs Expansion For Global NYC (Spanish)

Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza announced the opening of 48 new Dual Language (DL) and Transition Bilingual Education (TBE) programs this fall.

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Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Announces Federal Funding For District Weatherization

Today, Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat was joined by community leaders and the Harlem Community Development Corporation (HCR), Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) … Continue Reading →

Uptowns Rep. Rodriguez Is Leveling The Playing Field In The Taxi Industry (Spanish)

Here are remarks, as prepared for delivery, by uptown Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez at the Committee on For-Hire Vehicles hearing on Monday, April 30th: Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Holds Roundtable On Impact On The Dominican Republic (Spanish)

Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, hosted a Member roundtable to discuss the impact of Section 232 tariffs on the Dominican Republic and continued efforts to rebuild Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →