Mayor de Blasio Celebrates First Citywide Student Voter Registration Day

Mayor Bill de Blasio joined high school seniors at the Manhattan Hunter Science High School today for New York City’s first-ever citywide, which aims to help register all eligible students who are currently 18 years old or will turn 18 by November 6, 2018. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Announces Record 5,000 Lane Miles Of City Roadways Have Been Repaved

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that thanks to a ten-year investment of $1.6 billion in street repaving, New York City had this week paved its 5,000th lane-mile since 2014. Continue Reading →

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First Lady McCray Unviels Women.NYC Dedicated To Helping Women Succeed

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray (above) and Deputy Mayor of Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen today unveiled Women.NYC
, a new initiative to  support the advancement of women in their careers and help make New York City fairer for working women. Continue Reading →

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Hey Harlem, Become An National Urban Fellows Intern And Change The World

Carefully planned internships managed as a three-way partnership between the student, the host organization and the school are an integral part of a thorough education in the field of public affairs, providing significant benefits for each of the participants. Continue Reading →

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Students From Harlem To Hollis Are Fleeing Their Neighborhood Schools

Patch reports that influential leaders such as Mayor Bill de Blasio argue the racial segregation of New York City’s public schools is largely a consequence of where students live. Continue Reading →

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Over 100 U.S. Mayors Join de Blasio To Defend Net Neutrality From Harlem To Hollywood

Last month, Mayors Bill de Blasio, Steve Adler, and Ted Wheeler (Portland, OR) launched the Cities Open Internet Pledge to encourage mayors to take action against the repeal of net neutrality rules. Continue Reading →

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Makes Two New Appointments

Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Nisha Agarwal as a Senior Advisor to the Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Phil Thompson, to advance the Administration’s recently announced DemocracyNYC initiative. Continue Reading →

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de Blasio And Abeywardena NYC To Be First City To Publish Global Sustainable Development Goals

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs Penny Abeywardena today announced that New York City will publish its progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Johnson Announce $125 Million Annual Investment In Fair Student Funding

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Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson today announced an additional $125 million annual investment in “Fair Student Funding” (FSF) for New York City public schools, starting in the 2018-19 school year.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio Updates On Significant OneNYC 2018 Progress

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the release of the OneNYC 2018 Progress Report, an update on the progress made since the release of the original One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City in April 2015. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Announces City-Backed Loan Program For Women From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a first-of-its-kind targeted loan program that will make more than $5 million in affordable capital accessible to women entrepreneurs seeking to grow their businesses.  Continue Reading →

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Announced That Harlem Meer Central Park Will Become Entirely Car-Free

In advance of Earth Day 2018, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that Central Park from the Harlem Meer to Heckscher Playground, the world’s most iconic greenspace, will become entirely car-free. Continue Reading →

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Target NYCHA Rats For Extermination From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today launched an aggressive, new extermination plan at the ten most infested rat developments at NYCHA. Continue Reading →

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces New Efforts To Stop Dangerous Drives This Weekend

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that as part of Vision Zero and with warm weather in the forecast, the NYPD and the DOT would begin a new safety campaign aimed at motorists and motorcyclists. Continue Reading →

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces New Signs Honoring Dodgers Legend Jackie Robinson

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that New York City had installed signs along the Jackie Robinson Parkway that for the first time include an image of the Dodger legend himself. Continue Reading →

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Charter Revision Commission Appointees

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of the 13 remaining members to the City’s Charter Revision Commission – first announced as part of the Mayor’s DemocracyNYC agenda at his 2018 State of the City address in February. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Names Stanley Brezenhoff Interim Chair Of NYCHA From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced Stanley Brezenoff will serve as Interim Chair of the New York City Housing Authority, succeeding Shola Olatoye who will depart the post at the end of April 2018. Continue Reading →

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Beleaguered NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye Is Resigning

NY Post reports that embattled NYCHA chair Shola Olatoye — who faced strong criticism for her handling of lead paint inspections and poor living conditions — is stepping down from her post, City Hall announced Monday. Continue Reading →

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Borough President Gale Brewer To Hold Public Hearing On Inwood Rezoning Proposal

On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will hold a public hearing on the Inwood rezoning proposal put forward by Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration. Continue Reading →

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de Blasio Administration Launches NYC National Service Support Center From Harlem To Hollis

Today, NYC Service announced the launch of the NYC National Service Support Center, which provides training, technical assistance, capacity building resources, and consultations to nearly 40 service year programs across the City. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Announces New Legal Framework Of Pedal Assist Bicycles From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that DOT will begin the rule-making process to clarify that pedal-assist bicycles are legal to operate in New York City. Continue Reading →

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Uptown Rep Alcantara And Others Welcome First Women-Owned Firm Managing City’s Deferred Compensation Plan

To mark the end of Women’s History Month, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that, for first time in City history, a women-owned financial firm has been hired to manage $100 million of the City’s Deferred Compensation Plan the voluntary retirement plan for over 180,000 City employees and retirees. Continue Reading →

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City Launches First Program As Part Of $5M Investment To Create 450 Apprenticeships

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop (pictured) and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President… Continue Reading →

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