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As a candidate for city council, and now as a councilman, I often tell people “your voice will be heard at City Hall.” more
During my tenure in the Assembly representing our community, the landscape for housing rights has changed dramatically — especially over the past two years. more
The cost of the coronavirus pandemic to the restaurant industry and to food service workers has been immeasurable. more
In the nine months since taking office, my staff and I have seen unprecedented levels of trauma and pain in our district. We hear from constituents on a daily basis who are desperate for help. People call for assistance in burying their loved ones, recovering their belongings after their home flooded, or receiving their stimulus checks. more
One of us is a retired New York City teacher and union member, one of many public employee union members in the northwest Bronx. The other is on her health plan. more
Many people in the Bronx like green space in their neighborhoods. But they have no say in the matter. more
As I descended from my apartment on a hot summer morning just a few months ago, I was already dreading my first step into the crippling heat. As I stepped outside, I immediately noticed something different. On this day, aside from the usual muggy heat, the smoke from the fires raging on the west coast had become trapped amidst the city heat, casting a summer smog unlike any I’d seen before. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo came into office promising the most transparent administration in history. Without question, Cuomo failed miserably in achieving his transparency goal. Cuomo ruled by fear and intimidation behind closed doors. more
I am a mother. I have two daughters. I had three pregnancies. I was in an abusive relationship with a partner who despised me. He cheated on me repeatedly with friends, and was verbally and physically abusive. Our relationship was in its final, terrible stages when I became aware I was pregnant. more
I was taken aback by both the headline The Riverdale Press used on Adam Stoler’s recent Point of View, as well as the errors and malfeasance in Mr. Stoler’s words against Councilman Eric Dinowitz. more
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