Government

Artistic Rendering Credit: Office of the NYC Mayor

BREAKING: City Unveils Plan for Bronx and Other Borough Jail to Replace Rikers Island Facilities

Modern facilities will be designed to be integrated into surrounding neighborhoods and promote safety and support for the people who work and reside within them The de Blasio administration today unveiled plans for the building of four modern, community-based jails […]

Profile America: Mail Call

In July 1868, Congress authorized the Postmaster General to prescribe uniforms for mail carriers.

Profile America: Medicare Anniversary

On this date 53 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments, which established Medicare and Medicaid.

Profile America: Happy Parents’ Day

Profile America: Happy Parents’ Day

Sunday, July 22nd. Today is Parents’ Day — an annual public observance similar to Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, but not an official holiday with gifts and greetings cards. And because it dates only from 1994, not as well known. […]

by · July 22, 2018 · Census, Family, Profile America
Business Council of New York State

NYS Business Council touts $1B savings to the Workers’ Compensation system

Newly approved lost-cost rates, coupled with already realized savings, will save state employers upwards of a billion dollars Albany, N.Y. – The Business Council of New York State, Inc., today highlighted the newly approved 11.7 percent reduction in loss cost […]

by · July 16, 2018 · Business, Government, News
Trump picks federal appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

Trump picks federal appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge in Washington, to succeed retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the US Supreme Court. Kavanaugh, 53, serves on the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, which often […]

by · July 10, 2018 · Government, Law, News
Connecting New Yorkers With Their Lost Money

Connecting New Yorkers With Their Lost Money

State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli oversees more than 39 million unclaimed funds accounts valued at $15.5 billion and has made it a priority to help connect New Yorkers with what is rightfully theirs. To help with this effort, staff from the […]

Get Your IDNYC Card at DOHMH Morrisania Clinic Thru 9/14

Get Your IDNYC Card at DOHMH Morrisania Clinic Thru 9/14

The Morrisania Clinic in the Bronx is currently hosting an IDNYC pop-up, weekdays from 9am-5pm (closed for a daily lunch hour, 1-2pm). The pop up site will continue until September 14th at 1309 Fulton Avenue, Suite 312, Bronx, NY 10456. […]

Gjonaj: Investigate NYCHA Officials for Perjury

Gjonaj: Investigate NYCHA Officials for Perjury

CM Gjonaj calls on City Council to start a perjury investigation to uncover any and all misleading and false testimony provided by NYCHA leadership in previous testimony before the Council.

by · June 14, 2018 · Government, News, Op Ed, Opinion
Property Tax Reform Advisory Commission Named

Property Tax Reform Advisory Commission Named

MAYOR DE BLASIO AND SPEAKER JOHNSON ANNOUNCE ADVISORY COMMISSION TO RECOMMEND REFORMS TO NEW YORK CITY’S PROPERTY TAX SYSTEM   Commission, to be co-chaired by Vicki Been and Marc Shaw, will develop proposals to make property taxes more fair, straightforward, […]

City Agency Delays put Non-Profits at Risk

City Agency Delays put Non-Profits at Risk

By New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer New Yorkers rely on hundreds of non-profits to deliver vital services throughout the five boroughs every day. From providing housing for homeless families to home-delivered meals for our seniors, non-profit organizations are on […]

First Lady Chirlane McCray delivers a Call to Action at the second annual Cities Thrive Conference. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray Speaks at Yankasa Masjid for Mental Health and Addiction Awareness Weekend

In an unprecedented appearance, First Lady Chirlane McCray will address the congregation at St. Patrick’s Cathedral this weekend as part of #ThriveTogether: A Weekend for Mental Health, a nationwide outreach effort by over 2,000 faith and community groups in all […]

On March 12, then-NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman  announced felony charges against Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas.

BREAKING: NY Attorney General Schneiderman Resigns Amid Sex Abuse Scandal

STATEMENT BY ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC T. SCHNEIDERMAN “It’s been my great honor and privilege to serve as Attorney General for the people of the State of New York. In the last several hours, serious allegations, which I strongly contest, have […]

by · May 8, 2018 · Government, News, Politics
Heastie To Make 3rd Statewide Tour

Heastie To Make 3rd Statewide Tour

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie just announced plans for a statewide tour of New York scheduled to begin this month. This will be Speaker Heastie’s third statewide tour since assuming the role of speaker in 2015. “These statewide tours offer a […]

by · May 7, 2018 · Government, News, Politics

Outdoors for Autism, June 2

Outdoors for Autism You bring a blanket, we’ll bring the fun! INCLUDEnyc invites you to our second annual Outdoors for Autism. Join us, as well as some of our amazing partners — including KEEN New York, Bronx Museum of the […]