Press Releases 

 

For all media inquiries, please contact:

Marian Guerra

mguerra@council.nyc.gov

 

2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JULY

JULY 23: New York City Council Passes Resolution Supporting Permanent Authorization and Funding of 9/11 VCF

JUNE

JUNE 19: Council Member Chin Celebrates Historic Investments in Senior Meals, Senior Center Repairs & Nursing Services in FY 2020 Budget

JUNE 5: Council Member Chin, Borough President Brewer Rally Supporters Before Hearing of Two Bridges Lawsuit

MAY

MAY 29: Council Members, Advocates, and Supporters Call on Congress to Permanently Fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund
MAY 7:  Council Member Chin Renews Her Call for Fair Funding For Senior Meals and A Living Wage for Kitchen Staff 

APRIL

APRIL 18: A Bill to Enact Small Fee on Disposable Bags Passes as Part of NYC's 'Green New Deal'

APRIL 11: America's First Synagogue Finally Given Commemoration Thanks to Efforts of Council Member Chin, Historical and Community Organizations

APRIL 8: America's First Synagogue Finally Given Commemoration Thanks to Efforts of Council Member Chin, Historical and Community Organizations

APRIL 2: NYC Council Members and Environmental Groups Announce Legislation to Include a Fee on Paper Bags along with New Plastic Bag Ban

MARCH

MARCH 26: Council Member Chin Celebrates as Nearly $10 Million Reconstruction of Luther Gulick Park Begins

MARCH 25: Council Member Chin Promises Close Review of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for 125 White Street Jail

MARCH 20: Council Member Chin Responds to Report of Exceptionally Low Number of African American and Latino Students Accepted to City's Specialized High Schools

MARCH 14: Council Member Chin Responds to Proposal to Extend Shoreline of Lower Manhattan

MARCH 13:  With Poverty on the Rise Among City's Elderly, Council Member Chin Vows to Fight Cuts to Senior-Related Programs 

FEBRUARY

FEBRUARY 21: Calling on the Mayor to Build a Fairer City for All Ages, Council Member Chin Holds Hearing on Underfunded Senior Centers & Kitchen Staff

FEBRUARY 1: Council Member Chin Responds to Brooklyn DA Office’s Decision to Charge Murders at Seaport Buffet as a Hate Crime

 

JANUARY

JANUARY 24: Citing Rising Number of Women Aging into Poverty, Council Members Chin and Rosenthal Call for More Funding for DFTA and More Affordable Senior Housing

JANUARY 24: Council Member Chin Responds to the Death of Tsz Mat Pun, the Third Victim of the Racist Attack at the Seaport Buffet in Brooklyn

JANUARY 18: Council Members Chin, Deutsch, and Koo Respond to the Fatal Racist Attack at the Seaport Buffet in Brooklyn

2018

DECEMBER

DECEMBER 6: NYC Women's Caucus Announces First Executive Director

DECEMBER 5: P.S. 150 Will Renew its Lease-Avoid Move to Peck Slip

DECEMBER 5: Statement from CM Margaret Chin and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer on City Planning Commission Approval of Two Bridges Development 

 

NOVEMBER
 

November 28: CM Chin's the de Blasio Administration's Decision to Locate the Manhattan Detention Complex at 125 White Street

NOVEMBER 27: CM Chin's Response to the Fatal Car Accident on Forsyth and Canal Streets

NOVEMBER 26: Joint Letter to Mayor de Blasio from Elected Officials Regarding Two Bridges Development

NOVEMBER 19: Citing Rising Number of Suicides Among Seniors, Council Member Chin Demands More Investment in Mental Health Services 

NOVEMBER 13: Downtown Pols Rally with Parents and Students to Protest Conversion of P.S. 150 Into a Luxury Gym

 

OCTOBER

 

OCTOBER 31: Joint Statement Regarding Planned NYU Appearance by Milo Yiannopolous 

 

OCTOBER 26: Council Member Chin & Borough President Gale Brewer Call on Mayor to Reset Manhattan Detention Complex Scoping Process

 

OCTOBER 17: Council Member Chin to  City Commissioner: Hear Community's Appeal for Fairness & Equity

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

SEPTEMBER 25: Council Member Chin's Statement on the Manhattan Detention Complex Scoping Hearing 

 

SEPTEMBER 19: In Wake of Violent Robbery, CM Chin Demands NYPD Security Camera for Canal & Bowery

 

 

AUGUST

 

 

AUGUST 31: Council Member Chin's Statement On Return of 85 Bowery Tenants

AUGUST 31: Council Member Chin Joins Advocates to Demand Fairness for Delivery Workers

AUGUST 28: Heeding Council Member Chin's Call for Transparency, City Hall Commits to Town Hall to Discuss Changes at Manhattan Detention Center

AUGUST 17: Council Member Margaret Chin Calls for Town Hall on Changes to Manhattan Detention Center

 

JULY

 

 

JULY 18: More Than Just a Meal: With Passage of CM Chin's Legislation, Annual Food Inspections at Senior Centers and Social Adult Daycares Will Become a Reality

 

JUNE

 

JUNE 25: Two Bridges Community Fights for Full Public Input on Proposed Luxury Mega-Developments

JUNE 22: CM Chin Blasts Timing of Release of Two Bridges Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Which Would Hinder Full Community Input

JUNE 18: CM Chin Urges City to Fast-Track and Provide Clear Deadline for Completion of Remaining Repairs at 85 Bowery

JUNE 12: CM Chin's Statement on Senior Funding in City Budget Agreement

JUNE 12: CM Chin Calls on City Hall to Take Action to End Parking Placard Corruption

JUNE 1: CM Chin Pushes the Fight for Fair Fares Forward in Chinatown

 

MAY

 

MAY 24: CM Chin Calls for More Enforcement Rules to Crack Down on Rampant Placard Abuse and Fraud

MAY 11: CM Chin Slams Facebook for Insensitive 'Chinese Restaurant' Suggestion

MAY 10: CM Chin Pushes Groundbreaking Legislation to End Lead Poisoning in NYC Homes

MAY 9: The NYC Council Women's Caucus' Statement Regarding Eric Schneiderman's Resignation

MAY 2: CM Chin Joins Council Colleagues in Support of Saving Rent-Regulated Housing and Providing Relief from High Rent Increases

 

 

APRIL 

 

APRIL 19: CM Chin, Menchaca & Rosenthal Urge for Increased Accountability from Tourist Helicopter Industry

APRIL 11: CM Chin's Statement in Response to Betesh's Reckless Disposal of Personal Items belonging to Displaced 85 Bowery Tenants 

 

MARCH

 

MAR 22: CM Chin and BP Brewer Announce New Push to Limit Number of Sightseeing Tour Buses Clogging NYC Streets 

MAR 13: Joint Statement on March Helicopter Crash

MAR 6: City Electeds Join Forces to Introduce Legislative Package on Rat Mitigation and Prevention

 

FEBRUARY 

 

FEB 15: CM Chin Joins Lower Manhattan Electeds to Urge City to Provide Clear Plan for the Safe Return of 85 Bowery Tenants (letter)

FEB 1: NYC's Council Women's Caucus Announces CM Margaret Chin & CM Carlina Rivera as Newest Co-Chairs

 

JANUARY 

 

JAN 31: CM Chin Reintroduces Bill To Force Negligent Landlords To Take Responsibility For Displaced Tenants

JAN 18: Brewer, Chin Officially File Zoning Text Amendment To Clarify Two Bridges Rules,  End Abuse Of 'Minor Modification' Loophole Allowing Out-Of-Scale Luxury Development 

JAN 12: CM Chin Becomes First Asian American Appointed  To Council Leadership Team 

JAN 11: CM Chin Embarks On New Term As Chair Of Committee On Aging

 

2017

 

DECEMBER 

 

DEC 1: CM Chin Pushes For More Transparency for Social Adult Daycares with Passage of Bill Creating Online Database

 

NOVEMBER 

 

NOV 30: CM Chin Joins City and Leaders and Small Business Advocates to Celebrate Passage of Commercial Rent Tax Reform 

NOV 16: CM Chin's Statement Regarding La Guardia Gas Restoration

NOV 13: CM Chin Joins Community to Celebrate Henry Street Settlement Firehouse Groundbreaking 

NOV 10: CM Chin's Statement in Response to Tragic Hit-and-Run Death on Delancey 

NOV 1: City Council Passes CM Chin's Legislation to Strengthen Community's Efforts to Fight Overdevelopment

 

OCTOBER 

 

OCT 31: Statement from CM Chin in Response to Today's Terror Attack 

OCT 30: Statement from CM Chin on City's Anti-Bullying Initiatives

OCT 27: CM Chin Joins Community to Mark 5th Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy at High Water Mark Sign Unveiling 

OCT 23: Lower Manhattan Unites for Puerto Rico at Hurricane Maria Fundraiser Concert

OCT 17: CM Chin Urges NYPD to Conduct Full Investigation into Hit-and-Run Death of EMT Kevin Liang

OCT 17: CM Chin Joins BP Brewer to File Rare Text Amendment to Protect Two Bridges from Out-of-Scale Luxury Development

OCT 12: CM Chin Argues for Long-Term Investment in New York City's Seniors at 'State of NY Health' Panel 

OCT 9: CM Chin Joins Thousands to Celebrate NYC'S Rich Italian American History at 73rd Anual Columbus Day Parade

OCT 6: CM Chin Joins Hundreds of Immigrant Activists at Trump Tower to Stand with NYC DREAMers

OCT 2: NYC Council Recognizes Battery Park City All-Girls Soft Ball Team after Winning 1st Citywide Championship

 

SEPTEMBER 

 

SEPT 27: CM Chin Joins LES Community Leaders & Students at Sol Lain Playground Ribbon Cutting

SEPT 27: CM Chin Calls for Justice for Chinese Senior Fatally Struck by Cyclist 

SEPT 21: CM Chin's Statement of Solidarity with Puerto Rico

SEPT 6: CM Chin Joins Borough Park Commissioner Bill Castro for Seward Park Basketball Courts Ribbon Cutting 

 

AUGUST

 

AUG 31: CM Chin Joins Elected Officials and Community Leaders to Open Park Row to Pedestrians and Cyclists 

AUG 30: CM Chin's Bill Against Construction as Harassment Signed into Law 

AUG 28: CM Chin and Community Leaders Honor Beloved Basketball Coach with Michael C. Williams Court Renaming

AUG 24: CM Chin Unveils Efforts that Break New Ground in Fight to Stop Two Bridges Megatowers

AUG 21: CM Chin, Community Board 2 & SoHo Residents Win Agreement Blocking Illegal Big-Box Retail at 462 Broadway

AUG 16: Asian American Council Members Decry Anti-Asian Vandalism of Cemetery where Slain NYPD Det. Wenjian Liu is Buried

AUG 9: Residents, Advocates Celebrate Passage of Legislation by Councilwoman Chin to Protect Tenants Against Illegal Construction and Displacement in NYC

AUG 8: Statement from CM Chin on the Council hearing on the Subway Crisis 

 

JULY 

 

JULY 27: Council Member Chin Stands with Residents to Reject More Big-Box Retail in SoHo 

JULY 26: Council Member Chin Celebrates Historic 'Year of the Senior' Budget Increase with Chinese Community

JULY 21: Not a Done Deal: Council Member Chin and Borough President Brewer Stand with the Community to Fight Two Bridges Mega-Towers

JULY 12: Council Member Chin Partners with Mayor's Public Engagement Unit to Sign Up More Seniors and Disabled New Yorkers for NYC Rent Freeze 

JULY 6: Council Member Chin Praises Judge for Awarding Back-Rent to Rent-Stabilized Tenants

 

JUNE

 

JUNE 29: New Yorkers Gather to Celebrate Norman Buchbinder Way Co-Naming 

JUNE 23: Council Member Chin Opens Chinatown Day Care UPK Graduation

JUNE 22: City Commits to Grand St. Traffic Safety Agents at District 1 Town Hall

JUNE 15: Council Member Chin Demands Transparency in Urban Renewal Areas

JUNE 12: Council Members Chin, Vallone & Rosenthal Declare Victory for Seniors and Human Services Organizations 

JUNE 6: Council Members Chin & Vallone Praise 'Year of the Senior' Budget 

 

MAY

 

MAY 30: CM Chin Urges Council to Reject Changes to 55-57 Spring Street

MAY 11: Council Members Chin, Koo & Menchaca Mark Anniversary of Chinese Exclusion Act

MAY 10: Crane Safety Bill Authored by CM Chin Signed into Law 

 

APRIL

 

APR 30: Downtown Community Rallies to Demand Action to Rein in Ticket Sellers 

APR 27: Chin & Vallone Call Mayor's Executive Budget 'An Insult' to Growing Number of Seniors

APR 25: CM Chin Calls for Action in Wake of Daylight Shooting between Rival Ticket Sellers at the Battery

APR 12: CM Chin Expresses Outrage over Treatment of Asian American on Overbooked United Flight 3411 

APR 10: City Delays Two Bridges Scoping Process in Response to Elected Officials & Community Concerns 

 

MARCH

 

MAR 16: CM Chin Joins 'Tele-Town Hall' to Discuss Ongoing Efforts to Keep Seniors in Their Homes  

MAR 13: CM Chin Touts Effort to Make 2017 the Year of the Senior

MAR 13:  Council Members Urge Passage of Law to Protect Low-income Tenants 

MAR 2:   First Affordable Housing Lottery Opens at Essex Crossing 

 

FEBRUARY

 

FEB 21: CM Chin Joins Council's LGBT Caucus to Announce Citywide Survey to Assess Housing Needs of LGBTQ Seniors 

FEB 15: Statement from Council Members Chin & Lander on Albany's Pre-emption of NYC's Bring Your Own Bag law

FEB 13: Rally to Protect Small Businesses, Affordable Food Markets from Commercial Rent Tax 

 

JANUARY

 

JAN 18: CM Chin Stands Up for Asian American Community with Passage of Bill Protecting Flower Vendors from Fines & Arrest

JAN 5: Council Member Chin Helps Spread Word about Commute Van Relocation 

 

2016

 

DECEMBER

 

DEC 29: Council Member Chin Leads Rally to Save Low-Cost Food Market in Little Italy

DEC 22: Chin-Brewer Bill Establishing Accountability & Transparency in Deed Restriction Removal Process Signed into Law

 

NOVEMBER

 

NOV 21: Council Member Chin Responds to Mayor's Speech on Path Forward after Recent Presidential Election

NOV 10: Chin, Brewer, Other Electeds Join SoHo Community to Rally against Decision to Allow Giant Nike Retail Space to Open in Historic District 

NOV 9: Statement from Council Member Chin on Presidential Election Results

NOV 2: Council Members Chin and Mendez Applaud Lawsuit against Marolda Properties, Inc. 

 

OCTOBER

 

Oct. 27: Council's Committee on Aging Heard Groundbreaking Right-to-Counsel Legislation for Seniors 

Oct. 13: Chin, Dromm, Community Advocates Hail Passage of Data Equity Bills 

Oct. 5: Councilwoman Chin Blasts Racist 'O' Reilly Factor' Segment on Chinese Americans

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Sept. 14: Affordable Housing Project for Low-Income Seniors Move Forward on Elizabeth and Mott Streets

Sept. 6: Community Groups, LGBT Advocates, Tenant and Bar Associations Rally to Denounce Flawed Process Banning Distinguished Justice from Bench

 

AUGUST

 

Aug. 9: CM Chin Announces Relocation of Citi Bike Station from Congestion Elizabeth Street 

Aug. 4: Longtime Leader of Greek Jewish Community Honored with Co-Naming of Broome Street 'Hy Genee Way'

 

JULY

 

July 18: CM Chin Celebrates Family Day at Smith Houses and Grand Street Guild

 

July 15: CM Chin and BP Brewer Issue Statement in Response to DOI Report on Rivington House

July 14: CM Chin Joins Speaker Mark-Viverito to Honor Outgoing Governor's Island Trust President and CEO Leslie Koch

 

JUNE

 

June 28: CM Chin 'Gratified' by Decision to Freeze Rents, but Says 'We Must Do More' 

June 15: CM Chin Reaches Agreement on Future of Water Street Arcade and Plaza Spaces

June 9: CM Chin Announces Installation of New Traffic Light in Chinatown 

June 1: CM Chin Responds to Report of Misleading Phone Solicitations Regarding Water Street Text Amendment

 

MAY

 

May 24: Council Member Chin, Advocates, and Seniors Call on Mayor De Blasio to Make Funding for NYC's Elderly a Top Priority

May 10: Council Members Chin and Mendez Join Tenant Advocates to Praise Prosecution of Notorious Landlord Steve Croman 

 

APRIL

 

April 20: Council Member Chin and Council Women's Caucus Celebrate Decision to Put Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill

April 13: Majority of City Council Members Join Climate Justice Leaders, Community-Based Groups and Students to Support Amended Bill to Reduce Plastic Bag Waste

April 4: CM Chin Joins Transportation Committee Chair to Praise legislation to Exempt Press Vehicle from Parking Regulations

April 1: For the First Time in Recent Memory, Skies Over New York City to Be Free of Tourist Helicopters This Sunday OR THE FIRST TIME IN RECENT MEMORY, SKIES OVER NYC TO BE FREE OF TOURIST

               HELICOPTERS THIS SUNDAY

 

MARCH

 

Mar. 4: COUNCIL MEMBERS CHIN & VALLONE URGE CITY TO INVEST IN OUR SENIORS

 

Mar. 3: CM CHIN PRAISES $15 LIVING WAGE FOR ALLIANCE FOR DOWNTOWN NY EMPLOYEES

 

Mar. 1: SURVEY FINDS MORE THAN 100,000 LOW-INCOME SENIORS LANGUISHING ON

             WAITING LISTS FOR HOUSING ON AVERAGE OF 7 YEARS

 

FEBRUARY

 

Feb. 24: COUNCIL CALLS FOR MORE ASSISTANCE FOR INFORMAL CAREGIVERS

 

Feb. 18: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN CALLS FOR LENIENCY FOR PETER LIANG

 

Feb. 12: STATEMENT ON GUILTY VERDICT IN CASE AGAINST NYPD OFFICER PETER LIANG

 

Feb. 9: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN CELEBRATES FIRST LUNAR NEW YEAR RECOGNIZED BY 

             NYC SCHOOLS

 

Feb. 7: CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO CO-NAME BOWLING GREEN 'EVACUATION DAY PLAZA'

 

Feb. 5: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN ISSUES STATEMENT ON WORTH STREET CRANE COLLAPSE

 

JANUARY 2016

 

Jan. 31: CM CHIN CALLS AGREEMENT TO CHOP TOURIST HELICOPTER FLIGHTS IN HALF

              'A HUGE STEP FORWARD'

 

Jan. 25: CM CHIN PRAISES A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN FOR REACHING SETTLEMENT WITH HEALTH-

              CARE PROVIDER ACCUSED OF MEDICAID FRAUD

 

Jan. 19: CHIN AND BREWER PRAISE FED AWARD OF $176 MILLION IN RESILIENCY FUNDING 

              FOR LOWER MANHATTAN

 

Jan. 13: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN JOINS CHINATOWN COMMUNITY LEADERS TO ANNOUNCE 

              IDNYC 'POP-UP' LOCATION

 

Jan. 13: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN PRAISES CUOMO'S $20 BILLION HOUSING PLAN

 

Jan. 6: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN APPLAUDS MANHATTAN DA FOR SUCCESSFUL PROSECUTION OF

            TRAVEL SCAM ARTIST

 

2015

 

DECEMBER 

 

Dec. 22: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN APPLAUDS MAYOR DE BLASIO FOR ACTION ON PAID PARENTAL LEAVE

               FOR NON-UNION CITY EMPLOYEES

 

Dec. 7: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN INTRODUCES RESOLUTION AGAINST SEX-SELECTIVE ABORTION BANS

 

NOVEMBER 2015

 

Nov. 24: LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS URGE FEDS TO AWARD STORM RESILIENCY FUNDING

 

Nov. 12: TOURIST HELICOPTER REGULATIONS MOVE FORWARD IN CITY COUNCIL

 

Nov. 6: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN CONGRATULATES RECIPIENTS OF BUILDING SERVICE WORKERS AWARDS

 

OCTOBER 2015

 

Oct. 29: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN INTRODUCES BILL TO INCREASE TRANSPARENCY ABOUT AVAILABILITY

              OF ARTISTS' LOFT UNITS

 

Oct. 16: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN AND BOROUGH PRESIDENT BREWER ANNOUNCE BILL TO LIMIT SIGHTSEEING

               TOUR BUSES CLOGGING OUR STREETS

 

Oct. 15: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN MARKS 'GO PURPLE DAY' TO STOP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

SEPTEMBER 2015

 

Sept. 30: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN, RODRIGUEZ, AND VAN BRAMER PUSH TO STRENGHEN OF CRASHES,                                 SUMMONSES ALONG BUSY TRUCK ROUTES

          

Sept. 18: LOCAL SENIORS TURN OUT FOR HEARING ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING AT 21 SPRING ST. SITE

 

Sept. 17: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN HOSTS SEGMENT ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR SENIORS

 

Sept. 9: LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS CELEBRATE FIRST DAY OF CLASSES AT NEW PECK SLIP SCHOOL

 

Sept. 8: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN UNVEILS $135K RENOVATION OF SOCCER FIELD AT SARA D. ROOSEVELT PARK

 

AUGUST 2015

 

Aug. 27: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN JOINS MAYOR DE BLASIO TO ANNOUNCE $100 MILLION CITY COMMITMENT

                TO COASTAL RESILIENCY

 

Aug. 24: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN PRAISES DA VANCE FOR BRINGING CHARGES AGAINST TRAVEL AGENCY 

                SCAMMER

 

JULY 2015

 

July 30: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN JOINS BUSINESS LEADERS TO WELCOME NEW ONLINE DELIVERY SERVICE TO                  LOWER MANHATTAN 

 

July 30: JOINT STATEMENT ON LEADERSHIP OF BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY

 

July 23: COUNCIL MEMBERS INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO REGULATE TOURIST HELICOPTER INDUSTRY

 

July 15: NYPD OFFERS UP TO $2,500 FOR INFORMATION ABOUT HATE CRIME COMMITTED IN CHINATOWN

 

July 1: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN JOINS COUNCIL COLLEAGUES TO ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $20 MILLION IN                      ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR SENIORS

 

JUNE 2015

 

June 29: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN APPLAUDS RENT GUIDELINES BOARD RENT FREEZE

 

June 29: LEGISLATION BY COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN, CORNEGY AND SPEAKER MARK-VIVERITO TO CREATE                             SMALL BUSINESS ADVOCATES SIGNED INTO LAW

 

June 22: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN APPLAUDS MAYOR DE BLASIO FOR ADDING LUNAR NEW YEAR TO THE                              SCHOOL CALENDAR

 

June 18: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN, SPONSOR OF CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION FOR WOMEN ON THE $20,                                    RESPONDS TO WOMEN ON $10

 

June 17: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN CONDEMNS STRING OF HATE CRIMES AGAINST ASIAN WOMEN IN                                      CHINATOWN

 

June 16: MAYOR SIGNS BILL BY COUNCIL MEMBERS CHIN, RODRIGUEZ, AND VAN BRAMER TO REQUIRE                                NEW VISION ZERO TRAFFIC STUDY

 

June 4: CHIN & VALLONE; TIME TO STOP TALKING AND START TAKING ACTION FOR SENIORS

 

MAY 2015

 

May 18: MAYOR SIGNS BILL TO REQUIRE COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL REPORT ON HEPATITIS B & C

 

May 13: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN & WOMEN'S CAUCUS MEMBERS ANNOUNCE RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A                      WOMAN ON THE $20 BILL

 

APRIL 2015

 

Apr. 27: COUNCIL MEMBERS CHIN & VALLONE CALL ON MAYOR DE BLASIO TO INCREASE SENIOR SERVICES                        FUNDING IN FY16 EXECUTIVE BUDGET

 

Apr. 17: ELECTED OFFICIALS URGE FCC AND VERIZON TO BETTER SERVE SENIOR CITIZENS AND PROVIDE                            MULTILINGUAL ACCESS

 

Apr. 16: COUNCIL MEMBERS & ADVOCATES RALLY BEFORE VOTE ON RESOLUTION CALLING ON CONGRESS TO                RENEW THE JAMES ZADROGA 9/11 HEALTH & COMPENSATION ACT

 

MARCH 2015

 

Mar. 31: COUNCIL MEMBERS CHIN & CORNEGY INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO CREATE NYC SMALL BUSINSESS                   ADVOCATE

 

Mar. 24: COUNCIL MEMBERS CHIN & VALLONE: A CITY BUDGET WITH NO NEW FUNDING FOR SENIORS IS NOT                  A RESPONSIBLE BUDGET

 

 

FEBRUARY 2015

 

Feb. 12: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO REQUIRE NEW VISION ZERO TRAFFIC STUDIES

 

 

JANUARY 2015

 

Jan. 29: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN ANNOUNCES RENEWED PUSH ON LEGISLATION TO HOLD BAD LANDLORDS                   ACCOUNTABLE FOR COST OF TEMPORARY HOUSING FOR DISPLACED TENANTS

 

Jan. 22: COUNCIL MEMBERS CHIN & FERRERAS INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO BOOST ENROLLMENT IN NYC                       RENT FREEZE PROGRAM (ALSO KNOWN AS SCRIE AND DRIE)

 

Jan. 22: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN & COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE RESOLUTION CALLING ON STATE TO CLOSE                         UNDEMOCRATIC LOOPHOLE IN CHARTER SCHOOL APPROVAL POLICY

 

Jan. 7: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN & COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE RESOLUTION CALLING ON FEDERAL                                         GOVERNMENT TO REAUTHORIZE ZADROGA 9/11 HEALTH & COMPENSATION ACT

 

2014

 

DECEMBER 2014
 

Dec. 17: CITY COUNCIL PASSES LANDMARK LEGISLATION BY COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN TO REGULATE SOCIAL                    ADULT DAY CARE CENTERS

 

Dec. 10: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN & LOWER EAST SIDE TENANTS WELCOME SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS FOR                              SOUTH STREET, INCLUDING NEW 25 MPH SPEED LIMITS SIGNS REQUESTED BY COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN

 

 

NOVEMBER 2014

 

Nov. 25: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN & COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE GREATER EQUALITY                 FOR MULTI-RACIAL NEW YORKERS BY ALLOWING THEM TO IDENTIFY AS MULTI-RACIAL ON CITY                           DOCUMENTS

 

Nov. 13: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO REQUIRE CITY TO COLLECT NOISE                                         POLLUTION DATA AND PUBLISH ANNUAL REPORT ON NEIGHBORHOOD NOISE LEVELS

 

Nov. 10: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN, FAMILIES OF CRASH VICTIMS, LOWER MANHATTAN COMMUNITY LEADERS                   & ADVOCATES RESPOND TO RECENT PEDESTRIAN DEATHS, CALLING FOR TOUGHER ENFORCEMENT                     OF SECTION 19-190 AGAINST DRIVERS WHO HIT PEDESTRIANS OR CYCLISTS WITH THE RIGHT OF WAY

 

 

OCTOBER 2014

 

Oct. 23: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN CALLS FOR NEW 25 MPH SPEED LIMIT SIGNAGE ON SOUTH STREET 

 

Oct. 22: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN HONORS THE LOWER EAST SIDE'S EMMA LAZARUS HIGH SCHOOL FOR BEING                NAMED NATION'S TOP SCHOOL FOR LOW-INCOME STUDENTS BY NEWSWEEK MAGAZINE

 

Oct. 8: COUNCIL MEMBERS CHIN, MENDEZ & RODRIGUEZ CALL FOR CHARGES AGAINST DRIVER WHO HIT &                    KILLED SENIOR PEDESTRIAN WHO HAD THE RIGHT OF WAY

 

Oct. 7: CITY COUNCIL APPROVES 19 E. HOUSTON STREET DEVELOPMENT PLAN AFTER COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN                SECURES MAJOR CONCESSIONS FROM DEVELOPER, INCLUDING WITHDRAWAL OF APPLICATION FOR                    LARGE-SCALE RETAIL

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2014

 

Sept. 30: CITY COUNCIL PASSES LEGISLATION BY COUNCIL MEMBERS CHIN & WILLIAMS TO STRENGTHEN                           PENALTIES AGAINST LANDLORDS WHO HARASS TENANTS

 

Sept. 16: STUDENTS, ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCATES & COUNCIL MEMBERS RALLY FOR LEGISLATION BY                                 COUNCIL MEMBERS CHIN & LANDER TO REDUCE WASTEFUL PLASTIC BAG USE IN NEW YORK CITY

 

Sept. 15: NEW STOP SIGN COMING TO BUSY FINANCIAL DISTRICT INTERSECTION, FOLLOWING REQUEST BY                       COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN AND LOCAL RESIDENTS

 

Sept. 10: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN INTRODUCES RESOLUTION CALLING FOR FURTHER EXPANSION OF SCRIE                         (NYC RENT FREEZE PROGRAM) TO HELP KEEP LOW-INCOME SENIORS IN THEIR HOMES

 

 

AUGUST 2014

 

Aug. 21: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE VITAL PROTECTIONS TO STREET                       VENDORS AND THEIR FAMILIES

 

Aug. 21: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN INTRODUCES RESOLUTION CALLING FOR HEATING AND COOLING                                     REQUIREMENTS TO PREVENT UNSAFE TEMPERATURES IN NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS

 

Aug. 6: COUNCIL MEMBERS CHIN & LANDER RESPOND TO FALSE CLAIMS ABOUT THEIR LEGISLATION TO                           REDUCE WASTEFUL PLASTIC BAG USE IN NEW YORK CITY

 

Aug. 5: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN CELEBRATES NATIONAL NIGHT OUT WITH NYPD & COMMUNITY LEADERS

 

 

JULY 2014

 

July 25: COUNCIL MEMBER CHIN JOINS CHINATOWN PARTNERS AND NYC PARKS DEPARTMENT TO                                        CELEBRATE NEW COMMUNITY GARDEN IN COLUMBUS PARK PAVILION

 

July 21: COUNCIL MEMBERS CHIN, JOHNSON AND KOO JOIN HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND ADVOCATES TO                    LAUNCH FIRST-EVER NYC HEPATITIS B AWARENESS WEEK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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