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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 […]

City Subsidies Grow, Federal Cuts Delayed but Fiscal Challenges Remain for NYC’s Public Hospitals

City Subsidies Grow, Federal Cuts Delayed but Fiscal Challenges Remain for NYC’s Public Hospitals

by · March 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Health
Child Welfare: The Unintended Consequence of the War on Drugs

Child Welfare: The Unintended Consequence of the War on Drugs

Child Welfare: The Unintended Consequence of the War on Drugs Tuesday, March 13, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm The New School – Theresa Lang Student Center 55 West 13th Street This panel will focus on the intersection of child welfare […]

Deadly Flu Season

Deadly Flu Season

As influenza continues to spread across New York City, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett and Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas reminded New Yorkers that they can limit the spread of influenza by seeking care from a […]

by · February 11, 2018 · Health, News
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joins Governor Cuomo, Speaker Heastie, AG Schneiderman in a rally against the ACA repeal in Manhattan on Monday July 17th, 2017. Edwin J. Torres /Mayoral Photography Office.

THE MAYOR’S PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT UNIT COMES TO THE BRONX

THE MAYOR’S PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT UNIT – FEBRUARY 10 – 28 Throughout February, Mayor de Blasio’s Public Engagement Unit has events planned in the Bronx to help residents access resources and information from the Tenant Support Unit, Home Support Unit, and […]

Profile America: House Rules

Profile America: House Rules

Friday, February 9th. On this date in 1825, our most unusual presidential election was held; with the winner receiving just 13 votes to the runner-up’s seven, and four to the third-place finisher. The election held in November 1824 saw only […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Government, Profile America
Pro-Charter Group FES Set to Dissolve

Pro-Charter Group FES Set to Dissolve

Today Bryan Lawrence, Board Chair of Families for Excellent Schools, put out a statement saying that the charter school advocacy group will be dissolving. The group has been under fire since its CEO Jeremiah Kittredge was fired last week after […]

by · February 5, 2018 · Education, News
Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, Senator Jeff Klein and Senator Diane Savino announce a petition drive to save the statue of Christopher Columbus.--Photo by David Greene

IDC survey finds MTA riders want City to pay up

Straphangers say they want city to pitch in funds for MTA repairs, new Independent Democratic Conference survey finds IDC introduces legislation to have city match state’s commitment to fund phase 1 of MTA’s Subway Action Plan Albany, NY — A […]

by · February 5, 2018 · Government, News, Transportation
“To teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things” is the motto of the University of Georgia, which on this date in 1785 became the young nation's first state-chartered university.

Profile America: America’s 1st Chartered University

Saturday, January 27th. “To teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things.” That’s the motto of the University of Georgia, which on this date in 1785 became the young nation’s first state-chartered university. Royally chartered private universities […]