Mayor de Blasio, Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others Legislation To Improve Quality Of Life

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito, Ydanis Rodriguez and others today held public hearings for, and signed, fourteen pieces of legislation into law. Continue Reading →

No Love For Paul Ryan In Harlem Charter School

AMNY reports that House Speaker Paul Ryan visited a Harlem charter school on Tuesday—drawing the ire of city officials and spurring calls for protests. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce Grammy’s Return To NYC And The Benefits For All

After 15 years, the GRAMMY® Awards are at long last returning to New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Media & Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin announced today along with Recording Academy President Neil Portnow, MSG Chairman James Dolan, and CBS Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Sign Bill Prohibiting Employers From Inquiring About Salary History

In a milestone achievement in the fight for pay equity, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 1253 prohibiting all employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s salary history. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Support Of “Ready To Rent” Program

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer and New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the launch of the “Ready to Rent: Financial Counseling for Affordable Housing” program. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Release Youth Employment Task Force

Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today released the Youth Employment Task Force Report, which provides recommendations to enhance youth workforce programming and services to the City’s most vulnerable youth. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Opening Statement Immigration Bills Public Hearing

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito opening statement at a public hearing on immigration Bills: Continue Reading →

City Officially Launches East Harlem Rezoning Plan

The city Department of Planning is taking the next step in its ambitious, and divisive, plan to rezone East Harlem in the name of spurring housing and economic development in the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito At East Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Center

By Rudy Collins

On, April 4th, 2017, Melissa Mark-Viverito was at the kick off for the opening of the East Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Center, located at 158 East 115th Street, Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Statement On The Closing of Rikers Island And More (Video)

Here are the Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito words:

A year ago, I made a promise to overhaul New York City’s criminal justice system and make New York a more fair and just city for all New Yorkers. Continue Reading →