#FairFares: rally for reduced-priced MetroCards

Low-income New Yorkers shouldn’t have to choose between paying for the MetroCard they need to get to work and buying food for their families.
I think we need #FairFares ASAP. Will you let me know what you think?
The plan would provide half price MetroCards to New Yorkers living below the federal poverty line, which is an annual income of about $25K for a family of four. READ MORE

Participatory Budgeting

PBNYC is finishing up the Proposal Development phase of the process. Budget Delegates and Facilitators submitted their final proposals for city agency vetting and are now waiting for feedback. Once the feedback is received, volunteers will be able to decide what projects make it on to the ballot for the PBNYC Vote Week.

Vote Week is April 7th – April 15th! READ MORE

Fiscal Year 2019 Preliminary Budget Hearing

Finance Committee Chair Dromm kicked off the preliminary budget hearing process at the New York City Council today. One thing the Committee is investigating is the potential impacts of federal and state cuts on the city budget.