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The Future Of East New York: An Interview With Council Member Rafael Espinal

Originally Posted at Council Member Rafael Espinal, a Cypress Hills native, knew at a young age that his neighborhood was...

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4,700 Affordable Homes Authorized by City Council & Mayor DeBlasio in Yr 1 of MIH Program

pictured (proposed building at 141 Willoughby St in Brooklyn) Original Media Source: According to City Hall, Mayor DeBlasio...

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City Council Needs To Boost Funding for NYC’s Seniors

by Beth Finkel / photo by William Alatriste Last Monday, 400 seniors and senior advocates packed the City Council chambers for the...

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146 NYC Candidates Filed Finance Disclosure Statements Including 9 City Council Candidates In Brownsville

Original News Source: Cory Provost (pictured) is one of nine City Council candidates from District 41 (Brownsville), who...

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City Council Members Introduce Bill To Force NYPD Transparency

Council members Dan Garodnick and Vanessa Gibson introduced a bill requiring the NYPD to explain the uses of their current surveillance...

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De Blasio Signs Councilman Daneek Miller’s Dollar Van Legislation

Mayor de Blasio last week gave Daneek Miller (D-St. Albans) a gift the councilman has been seeking for a long time, signing into law two...

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Are There Enough Budget Funds For Home Ownership Initiatives In ENY?

Courtesy Rafael Espinal, a member of the council who serves sections of Bushwick, Cypress Hills, East New York and...

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Bill Perkins Wins Special Election To Get Back To NYC Council

NY State Senator Bill Perkins was victorious in gaining the City Council seat, which was vacated by Inez Dickens, who moved on to the State...

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