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District 2

Carlina Rivera

Greenwich Village, Lower East Side, East Village, Midtown South-Flatiron-Union Square, Gramercy, Murray Hill-Kips Bay

June 27, 2024: Council Member Carlina Rivera Announces Funding Secured in Fiscal Year 2025 Budget for Cultural Institutions, Arts Organizations, and Public Libraries

June 23, 2024: Council Member Carlina Rivera Issues Statement Regarding Violence on 14th Street

June 17, 2024: Council Member Carlina Rivera Submits Testimony Regarding Rulemaking Concerning the Implementation of Local Law 42 and Restrictive Housing

June 11, 2024: Council Member Carlina Rivera Submits Testimony Regarding Proposed Lease Adjustments for Rent Stabilized Apartments

June 6, 2024: Council Member Carlina Rivera Passes Legislation Requiring New York City to Conduct Economic and Health-related Surveys of Newly Arrived Asylum Seekers

May 28, 2024: Joint Statement from Local Elected Officials Regarding the Resubmission of Mt. Sinai’s Proposal to Close Beth Israel

May 10, 2024: Council Member Carlina Rivera Submits Testimony Regarding Cultural Development Fund

March 26, 2024: Council Member Carlina Rivera Issues Statement on Supreme Court Mifepristone Hearing

March 12, 2024: Council Member Carlina Rivera Chairs Cultural Affairs Preliminary Budget Hearing

March 4, 2024: Council Member Carlina Rivera Issues Statement Regarding Death of Pedestrian at East 10th Street and Avenue D

February 26, 2024: Council Member Carlina Rivera Chairs Hearing Focused on New York City Libraries’ Fight Against Book Banning

February 8, 2024: Council Member Carlina Rivera Introduces Resolutions Against the Proposed Closure of Mt. Sinai Beth Israel

February 8, 2024: Council Member Carlina Rivera Introduces Legislation Requiring New York City to Conduct Economic and Health-related Surveys of Newly Arrived Asylum Seekers

February 5, 2024: Council Member Carlina Rivera Joins Sheriff’s Office, New York Police Department, and Department of Consumer and Worker Protection to Inspect Unlicensed Cannabis Dispensaries

January 22, 2024: Council Speaker Adrienne E. Adams and Council Member Carlina Rivera Visit Central Harlem Clinic to Recognize Successful Implementation of Medication Abortion Law

December 14, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Holds Rally with Elected Colleagues and Lower Manhattan Residents to Speak Out Against the Announced Closure of Mount Sinai Beth Israel

December 6, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Passes Housing Legislation Requiring Landlords to Keep Unoccupied Units in Good Repair, Creating Inspection System

November 30, 2023: Ahead of City Council Oversight Hearing Focused on Alternatives to Detention and Incarceration in New York City, City Leaders and Organizers Demonstrate Effectiveness of Programs and Services

October 30, 2023: East Side Street Tree Survey

October 30, 2023: Encuesta de árboles callejeros del East Side

October 19, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Introduces Legislation to Establish Flood Evacuation Protocols for Tenants

October 5, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Unveils Street Co-Naming for Frances Goldin Way

September 28, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Introduces Legislation in Relation to Public Notifications when a Death Occurs in Department of Correction Custody

September 28, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Introduces Legislation in Relation to Prohibiting the Release of Birds for Commercial Purposes

September 5, 2023: Statement from Council Member Carlina Rivera on Subway Surfing Public Awareness Campaign

August 31, 2023: Statement from Speaker Adrienne Adams and Criminal Justice Chair Carlina Rivera on the Deadline to Close Rikers

August 24, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Issues Statement of Solidarity on Ukrainian Independence Day

July 5, 2023: Council Members Carmen De La Rosa and Carlina Rivera Send Letter Regarding COBA Contract and Accountability and Transparency in City Jails

June 29, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Issues Statement on Passage of $107 Billion City Budget for Fiscal Year 2024

June 26, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera and Council Member Keith Powers Announce 1,000th Street Tree Planting as Part of Agreement with the City of New York

June 15, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Testimony to Rent Guidelines Board Regarding Proposed Lease Adjustments

June 13, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Issues Statement on Nunez Monitor Emergency Court Conference

June 6, 2023: New York City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings Holds Oversight Hearing on Vacant and Neglected Properties

June 1, 2023: Statement from Speaker Adrienne Adams and Criminal Justice Chair Carlina Rivera on the Latest Federal Monitor Report on City Jails and the Department of Correction’s Actions to Limit Transparency and Oversight

May 25, 2023: New York City Council Passes Council Member Carlina Rivera’s Legislation to Make the Open Culture Program Permanent

May 19, 2023: Survivors of Rikers, Directly Impacted Families, and Allies Rally Before Hearing on Department of Correction Budget to Demand Investments that Support Closing Rikers

May 11, 2023: New York City Council Passes Council Member Carlina Rivera’s Jail Population Review Teams Legislation

May 5, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Issues Statement on the Killing of Jordan Neely

May 4, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Issues Statement on Mental Health Roadmap Legislative Package Hearing

May 3, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Issues Statement on Rent Guidelines Board Preliminary Vote to Increase Rent on Rent Stabilized Tenants

April 26, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Testimony Regarding Proposed Rules for Open Streets Program

April 8, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Issues a Statement on a Federal Judge’s Ruling That Could Impact Access to Medication Abortion

April 7, 2023: Council Member Rivera Testimony Regarding Minimum Pay for Delivery Workers

March 16: Statement from Speaker Adrienne Adams and Criminal Justice Chair Carlina Rivera on the Closure of Rikers Island by 2027

March 14, 2023: Council Member Rivera Testimony Regarding Department of Correction Variance Request, Mail and Packages

February 24, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Issues Statement of Solidarity with Ukraine on One Year Anniversary of Russian Invasion

February 8, 2023: Council Member Carlina Rivera Visits Morrisania Sexual Health Clinic as City Implements Her Legislation Requiring Medication Abortion Be Provided at City-Run Clinics

January 19, 2023: Council Member Rafael Salamanca and Council Member Carlina Rivera Introduce Legislation to Create a Mandatory City Gun Buyback Program

January 19, 2023: Statement from Council Member Carlina Rivera Regarding on the Ongoing Arrival of Individuals Seeking Asylum in the United States

January 18, 2023: Statement from Council Member Carlina Rivera on Overnight Checkpoint at Rikers Island to Interdict Contraband and Narcotics

January 17, 2023: Women’s Caucus Celebrates Bill Enactment to Provide Free Medical Abortion across New York City

January 09, 2023: Letter to Board of Correction regarding Department of Correction Continuing Variance Requests and Continued Delivery of Physical Mail

December 21, 2022: Parents, Advocates, and Elected Officials Rally to Demand Equity and Justice for New York City Families

December 19, 2022: Council Member Carlina Rivera Calls on New York City Mayor to Remain Committed to Closing Rikers Island by 2027

December 7, 2022: Council Member Carlina Rivera Rallies with Colleagues and the Move the Money NYC Coalition to Call on the Federal Government to Move Spending from Military to Social Services

November 22, 2022: Council Member Carlina Rivera and East Side NYCHA Residents Rally for Repairs Ahead of Holidays

November 3, 2022: Council Members and Advocates Rally Against Landlord Neglect and Apartment Warehousing

October 28, 2022: Statement from Council Member Carlina Rivera on the 10th Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

October 27, 2022: Council Members and Advocates Rally for the Passage of Legislation to Create a Greenways Master Plan

October 25, 2022: Statement from Council Member Carlina Rivera Following
Oversight Hearing on Drugs in City Jails in the Committee on Criminal Justice

September 28, 2022: Members of the Chinn Family, The Committee to Honor Dr. May Edward Chinn, elected officials, and healthcare institutions unveil Dr. May Edward Chinn Place on 1st Avenue at E 29th Street

June 2, 2022: Council Member Carlina Rivera Testimony to the Rent Guidelines Board Regarding Rent Increases

April 28, 2022: Council Member Carlina Rivera Introduces Legislative Package Championing People-Powered Mobility

April 14, 2022: Council Member Carlina Rivera Confronts New York City Housing Crisis with Legislative Package

March 24, 2022: Council Member Carlina Rivera to Reintroduce “Hotels to Housing” Bill in New York City Council

February 23, 2022: Council Member Carlina Rivera Introduces Legislation to Establish the Office of the Patient Advocate