NYC311 Sets New Record With Nearly 36 Million Interactions In 2016

NYC311, New York City’s primary source of government information and non-emergency services, set another record for the most annual contacts with 35,982,514 customer requests for services or information in 2016 – surpassing the previous record in 2015 by 5 percent. 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. Continue Reading →

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

bill-de-blasio-ydanis-rodriguez-and-melissa1In 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 City agencies from inquiring about the salary history of job applicants. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Remind Voters of Importaant Election Registration Deadlines

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Governmental Operations Committee Chair Ben Kallos, Minority Leader Steve Matteo and Council Members today reminded New Yorkers to register to vote and to  indicate their party affiliation by the deadline, October 14th, in order to be eligible for voting in the November 8th Presidential Election. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Remind Harlemites To Register To Vote This Friday

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoNew York City Council Speaker from Harlem Melissa Mark-Viverito, Governmental Operations Committee Chair Ben Kallos, Minority Leader Steven Matteo and Council Members today reminded New Yorkers to register to vote. Continue Reading →

Brewer Led Free Summer Kids Meals Day Of Action At PS 125 In Harlem

brewer and harlem partentOn Friday, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer led a borough-wide Day of Action to provide parents and children with detailed information about free meals available this summer through New York City’s Summer Meals Program. Continue Reading →

City Council Land Use Committee Approves Deadlines For Landmarking

city-council-hearing MIHYesterday, the City Council’s Land Use Committee voted through a contentious bill that would impose deadlines on the Landmarks Preservation Commission and its process of designating historic properties. Continue Reading →

Iraq War Hero Honored by EmblemHealth and LaborPress

LaborPress Honors 13 as ‘Heroes of Labor’The extraordinary service of an Iraq war hero – both on and off the battlefield – was recognized on October 8, 2015 at the fourth annual Heroes of Labor awards ceremony, co-sponsored by EmblemHealth and LaborPress. Continue Reading →