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Press Room

The New York City Council Press Office provides timely and accurate information about the City Council's latest events and public statements.

Photos are available for many Council press events. Please call for details.
Press Calls: 212-788-7116

Here you'll find photos, video, our blog, as well as press releases and reports.

You can find older press releases here.

 Recent Press Releases


September

09/24/14
Statement by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Re: Rosh Hashanah. Read more.

09/23/14
Speaker Mark-Viverito and Council Members Koslowitz, Weprin and Lancman Prepare Food for Hungry New Yorkers at Masbia Soup Kitchen in Queens. Read more.


Council to Vote on Legislation to Curb Tenant Harassment. Read more.

09/23/14
Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, the Robin Hood Foundation and New York Community Trust Announce New $1.9 Million Unaccompanied Minor Initiative. Read more.

09/21/14
Statement by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito re: People's Climate March. Read more.

09/19/14
Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council Announce Comprehensive Platform to Combat Climate Change. Read more.

09/10/14
New York City Council Announces Formation of Committee on Courts & Legal Services. Read more.

09/10/14
Council to vote on Foster Care Reporting Requirements. Read more.

09/04/14
Statements by Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Members Miller, Richards, Crowley and King Re: Fast Food Workers' Strike. Read more.

09/03/14
Statement by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Re: Ban Lifted from LBGT Groups Marching In St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Read more.

09/01/14
Statement by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Re: Labor Day. Read more.

August

08/31/14
Statement by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Re: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz’s Comments About the Bronx. Read more.

08/27/14
New York City Council to Convene Oversight Hearing on NYPD Plan to Enhance Officer Trainings. Read more.

08/26/14
Speaker Mark-Viverito, Council Member Garodnick and Council Member Greenfield Condemn Manhattan Anti-Semitic Attack. Read more.

08/26/14
Speaker Mark-Viverito and City Council Announce Reforms to Board of Elections Appointment Process. Read more.

08/26/14
Speaker Mark-Viverito, Council Member Vacca, Council Member Levin, and New York City Council Kick Off Citywide Food Drive and $1.32 Million Food Pantry Initiative. Read more.

08/22/14
Statement From Chair Of City Council Jewish Caucus On Recent Manhattan Bridge Flag Incident. Read more.

08/21/14
Council to vote on Campaign Finance Disclosure Legislation. Read more.

08/11/14
New York City Council Members Express Strong Support for #DNCNYC. Read more.

08/07/14
New York State and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Announce Revitalization of La Marqueta. Read more.

08/05/14
Statement by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viveirto Re: National Night Out Against Crime . Read more

08/01/14
Statement by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Re: OCME Ruling on Death of Eric Garner. Read more.