Government

Senator Charles Schumer opposes JCPOA

Schumer Pushes Plan To Give NY Dozens Of New DEA Agents To Target Heroin Specifically & Choke Trafficking

SCHUMER DEMANDS FEDS DEPLOY SPECIAL HEROIN COMBAT TEAM TO STATE AS OPIOID DEATH SPIKE CONTINUES ACROSS NY, LI; DOSE OF NEW AGENTS WOULD FIGHT FLOW & SCOURGE OF DEADLY DRUG; OVERDOSE RATES HERE NOW AMONG HIGHEST IN NATION On The […]

by · June 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie Slams Senate GOP On Mayoral Control, Sales Taxes

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie Slams Senate GOP On Mayoral Control, Sales Taxes

“The Assembly acted responsibly by extending mayoral control for New York City schools as well providing the certainty that our local governments so desperately need in order to function properly. Unfortunately, the Senate Republicans did not.”

by · June 22, 2017 · Education, Government, News
Joe Lhota, MTA Board Chairman, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Joe Lhota Returns as Chair of MTA Board

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF JOSEPH LHOTA AS CHAIRMAN OF MTA Late Thursday night, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the appointment of Joseph J. Lhota to serve as the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. In this role, Mr. Lhota […]

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STATEMENT FROM SENATE MAJORITY LEADER JOHN J. FLANAGAN

This evening in anticipation of the State Legislature adjourning its 2017 legislative session without extending mayoral control of city schools, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan released the following statement: We would have preferred to have tied everything up with a […]

by · June 21, 2017 · Education, Government, News
IRS Video Tax Tip: How to Use Get Transcript Online

IRS Video Tax Tip: How to Use Get Transcript Online

The latest video tax tip from the IRS: How to Use Get Transcript Online   English | Spanish | ASL The IRS YouTube channels provide short, informative videos on various tax related topics in English, Spanish and ASL.     When […]

Comptrollers and Treasurers from Across the Country Band Together To Protect Census 2020

Comptrollers and Treasurers from Across the Country Band Together To Protect Census 2020

Comptroller Stringer brings together a bipartisan coalition of Comptrollers and Treasurers from California, Maryland, New York State, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Buffalo, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh   With just three years until the 2020 Census and […]

by · June 21, 2017 · Census, Government, News
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

Where The Pols Are: June 21

Wednesday, June 21 Governor Cuomo is in Albany. Approximately 7:20 AM – Mayor Bill de Blasio Appears Live on WCBS 880 9:00 AM Lieutenant Governor Hochul Highlights NY’s Clean Energy Commitment at NY Solar (+Storage) Summit John Jay College, Gerald Lynch […]

Governor Andrew Cuomo, son of Governor Mario Cuomo

Is Governor Andrew Cuomo Ignoring the Hispanic Community

According to Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Governor Andrew Cuomo is ignoring the Hispanic Community when it comes to nominating appointees for key positions in New York State. In his morning email, What You Should Know, Sen. Díaz says “it is important to know […]

HPD Representatives Meeting with Community Member in the 27th City Council District Office in Queens (Photo Credit: NYC HPD/Jonathan Patkowski)

HPD ANNOUNCES NEW SUMMER OFFICE HOURS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY COUNCIL

HPD’s Office of Enforcement and Neighborhood Services will hold sessions in City Council offices citywide to advise on concerns about building maintenance issues and code enforcement services     New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner […]

by · June 12, 2017 · Government, Housing, News
Rudy Blanco: DreamYard Prep Teacher is leading a digital revolution in the Bronx

Rudy Blanco: DreamYard Prep Teacher is leading a digital revolution in the Bronx

MEET HONORED’S JUNE 2017 NATIONAL HONOREE, RUDY BLANCO! DreamYard Prep Teacher is leading a digital revolution in the Bronx Washington, D.C. –  A bold and inspiring high school digital learning teacher from the Bronx is Honored’s June 2017 national Honoree. […]

Senator Schumer: Feds Must Work Faster to Combat the Surge in Tick-Borne Disease

Senator Schumer: Feds Must Work Faster to Combat the Surge in Tick-Borne Disease

SCHUMER: AS NEW TICK-BORNE DISEASE—POWASSAN—EMERGES & WE ARE ON VERGE OF SUMMER TICK SURGE, SCHUMER URGES SWIFT FED ACTION; FEDS ARE MOVING AT SNAIL’S PACE TO IMPLEMENT ALREADY-ON-THE-BOOKS LAW THAT WOULD HELP FAST-TRACK RESEARCH, VACCINES & STRATEGIES TO STAMP OUT […]

Veterans Job Fair

Veterans Job Fair

The 3rd Annual #Veterans & Community Job Fair on June 9 at the Bronx Library Center, 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx NY. 11am to 3pm 

JOSE HERNANDEZ is a perfect example of what a person living with a disability is capable of doing with motivation and will. (Wheels of Progress)

United Spinal to Host Bronx Disability Advocate Jose Hernandez for “Roll on Capitol Hill” in D.C.

Roll to Advocate for Greater Access to Quality Affordable Healthcare, Community Integration and Complex Rehab Technology NEW YORK, NY /USNewswire/ — United Spinal Association will host Jose Hernandez from the Bronx, New York, at its 6th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, […]

Senator Jeff Klein, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Joined by Elected Officials & Seniors, Celebrate Major Property Tax Savings That Are On The Way for Homeowners

Senator Jeff Klein, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Joined by Elected Officials & Seniors, Celebrate Major Property Tax Savings That Are On The Way for Homeowners

Senator Jeff Klein, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Joined by Elected Officials & Seniors, Celebrate Major Property Tax Savings That Are On The Way for Homeowners  SCHE/DHE program expansion set to help thousands more live affordably in New York Bronx, NY […]

by · May 29, 2017 · Government, Housing
NYCHA: Action Underway to Remove Sex Offender from Throgs Neck Houses

NYCHA: Action Underway to Remove Sex Offender from Throgs Neck Houses

NYCHA: Action Underway to Remove Sex Offender from Throgs Neck Houses by David Greene The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has responded in regard to a level 2 sex offender who recently moved into the Throgs Neck Houses. In […]