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A Blizzard Warning is in effect for New York City beginning Monday afternoon through 12 am Wednesday morning. Snow accumulations are forecast to be 20 to 30 inches with locally higher amounts possible and wind gusts up to 65 mph. I’m encouraging everyone to take this storm incredibly seriously and...

Opening StatementCommittee on Parks and RecreationThe State of Natural Areas Under the Care of the Parks DepartmentDecember 16, 2014 Good Morning, I am Mark Levine, Chair of the City Council’s Committee on Parks & Recreation.  I want to welcome you to our hearing on New York City’s natural areas, in...

So many of us are still reeling from the failure to indict in the Eric Garner case.  And our hearts continue to ache over the tragic deaths of Akai Gurley and countless others.  We must redouble our efforts to ensure that no more names are ever added to this list....


TENANTS AND ELECTED OFFICIALS CALL ON ADMINISTRATION TO PASS AND FUND INTRO 214 AT MIDDAY PRESS CONFERENCE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, December 5, 2014  CONTACT: Jordan Levine 917-392-8965 / jlevine@council.nyc.gov NEW YORK -- Fewer than 10 percent of tenants in housing court in the five boroughs have the benefit of legal...

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