The cost of flood insurance could reach crisis levels for low-income New Yorkers and other low-income Americans if Congress does not act to reform FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Continue Reading →
Today the New York City Council passed a package of legislation aimed at overhauling safety standards for gas piping infrastructure.
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Harlem’s City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito spoke openly Thursday about sexual abuse she suffered as a child, prompted by a video released last week in which presidential candidate Donald Trump says he aggressively kisses women and grabs their genitalia. Continue Reading →
Harlem’s speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito along with Council Member Daniel Dromm today visited Food Bank NYC in Jackson Heights to remind New Yorkers to file their taxes and to utilize the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) at free tax preparation sites at locations across the City. Continue Reading →
Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito will discuss the City Council’s outreach to the community and ethnic media, her State of the City address… Continue Reading →
Statement by Harlem’s Council Speaker Mark-Viverito about exclusion of bankruptcy protections for Puerto Rico in 2016 Omnibus Spending Bill.
“Once again, the Republican Congress has singled out Puerto Ricans as second-class citizens. Continue Reading →
The Inaugural Committee of the East Harlem/El Barrio Democratic Club requests the honor of your presence to attend and participate in the Inauguration of Ruiz and Melissa Mark Viverito and Johnny C. Rivera as Democratic District Leaders. Continue Reading →
Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito will open the Para Sol expo at La Marqueta and will lead a “Sunday in El Barrio” tour in East Harlem this Sunday, June 28.
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This week the Committee on Courts and Legal Services will hold a hearing on Intro 736, a bill introduced by Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and City Council Member Mark Levine to establish a new Office of Civil Justice. Continue Reading →