Continuing her assault on national Republicans, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito declared yesterday that the use of the term “anchor baby” is nothing short of “despicable.” 520 more words
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The city on Thursday the outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx has been contained — the same day the City Council approved sweeping legislation to prevent future problems. 509 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Nine new sites have tested positive for the bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ disease, officials said late Wednesday.
Three new sites have tested positive for legionella bacteria in the impact zone in the South Bronx, in addition to 111 previously discovered in the areas, according to a joint release from the city and state health departments. 566 more words
A day after offering contradictory information on Legionnaires’ disease during dueling press conferences, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, along with Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, announced they will work together to craft regulations to combat the illness that has killed 12 people in the South Bronx. 997 more words
Once again, just as Mayor Bill de Blasio was about to make a big announcement, Gov. Andrew Cuomo got in his way.
In City Hall’s Blue Room, Mr. 1,503 more words
Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is a proud progressive Democrat–which means the sight of ten or more brash conservative Republicans on a debate stage makes her stomach turn. 450 more words