Government

Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal

Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal

Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after it was reported that congressional Republicans are considering an amended health care repeal bill that would […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Mary Bassett and City Council Members announce sweeping legislation to curb smoking and tobacco usage. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

New Efforts At Reducing Cigarette Smoking

  On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a series of legislative proposals aimed at reducing the number of smokers in New York City by 160,000 over the next three years. De Blasio said, “big tobacco is public enemy […]

First Lady Chirlane McCray formally releases her baby book “Love Is/El Amor Es.” The First Lady and Deputy Mayor Richard Buery visit three city libraries to greet New Yorkers and read the new book aloud to young children and babies.  Brooklyn Central Library.  Wednesday, July 15, 2015.  Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

Opinion: Pulling Strings By Elites Isn’t Fair

By Patricia Huertas   When my oldest son, William, was entering first grade, I entered him in a lottery for one of New York City’s high performing public charter schools. I signed William up for a public charter school because […]

by · April 19, 2017 · Education, Op Ed
ATTENTION BRONX WOMEN–FREE CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS–See Test Treat – Saturday, May 13th

ATTENTION BRONX WOMEN–FREE CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS–See Test Treat – Saturday, May 13th

ATTENTION BRONX WOMEN — FREE CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS See, Test & Treat – Saturday, May 13th, 9AM – 2PM Montefiore Imaging Center, 3400 Bainbridge Avenue, Lower Level Suite 300, Bronx NY 10467 To register, call 718-920-4600 With breast […]

Moving For Life Expands Program Offerings to Breast Cancer Survivors with Support from State of New York

Moving For Life Expands Program Offerings to Breast Cancer Survivors with Support from State of New York

by · April 16, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Firefighter Exam Filing Now Open Till April 25th

Firefighter Exam Filing Now Open Till April 25th

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by · April 15, 2017 · Jobs
Electing Senators By Popular Demand

Electing Senators By Popular Demand

On April 8, 1913, the 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, establishing direct popular election of senators. Previously, members of the Senate were elected by each state’s legislature. As the voting franchise expanded after the Civil War and […]

by · April 9, 2017 · Government, History
Opinion: Kolb Speaks Out on State Budget

Opinion: Kolb Speaks Out on State Budget

“After an inexcusable delay, Albany has arrived at a 2017-18 State Budget. The entire process has been rife with dysfunction and clearly demonstrates the system is broken. In addition to being a week late, the 2017-18 spending plan was preceded […]

by · April 9, 2017 · Government, Op Ed
Op-Ed: AFFORDABLE COLLEGE FOR ALL

Op-Ed: AFFORDABLE COLLEGE FOR ALL

A special message from New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and the Assembly Minority Conference. The rising cost of college affects nearly every student and graduate in New York State. We need a comprehensive approach to properly address […]

Congressman Joseph Crowley 14th Congressional District Bronx/Queens

Chairman Crowley Statement on CBO Report that 24 Million Would Lose Insurance Coverage Under Republican Health Care Proposal

Chairman Crowley Statement on CBO Report that 24 Million Would Lose Insurance Coverage Under Republican Health Care Proposal (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office confirmed today that […]

by · March 19, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
WINTER STORM WARNING: STELLA LOOMS

WINTER STORM WARNING: STELLA LOOMS

NYC Mayor’s Office declares state of emergency beginning at midnight.New Yorkers urged to stay off the streets.

by · March 14, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Government, News
Congressman Eliot Engel speaks about recent incidents of hate including the desecration of a Jewish cemetery.--Photo by David Greene

After 28 Years, Rep. Eliot Engel Ended A Tradition

Engel: “Devil’s in The Details” on Trump’s Plans by David Greene Congressman Eliot Engel spoke briefly on President Donald Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress, just days after the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs […]

by · March 7, 2017 · Government, Immigration Issues, News
Senator Klein & Assemblyman Crespo change law to help moms on WIC better access prescription formula

Senator Klein & Assemblyman Crespo change law to help moms on WIC better access prescription formula

Senator Klein & Assemblyman Crespo change law to help moms on WIC better access prescription formula Legislators presented ceremonial bill & pen to National Supermarket Association celebrating changes to onerous DOH policy New York, NY — State Senator Jeff Klein […]

Op-Ed: DOWNWARD PRESSURE FROM ALBANY CRUSHING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, DRIVING UP TAXES

Op-Ed: DOWNWARD PRESSURE FROM ALBANY CRUSHING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, DRIVING UP TAXES

By Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) New Yorkers pay the highest property taxes in the nation. It’s a dubious distinction that has plagued the Empire State for years. It is almost certainly a key element in another harsh […]

by · February 26, 2017 · Government, Op Ed
James P. O'Neill, NYC's 43rd Police commissioner

NYPD Policy on Immigration Status

The NYPD is committed to maintaining a welcoming environment for immigrant communities while also maintaining public safety for all. With this backdrop, the NYPD believes it is important to reiterate our immigration related policies. The NYPD accepts the city’s IDNYC […]