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Mark-Viverito Hits House Republicans for Buzzfeed-Style Immigration Listicle

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is not LOLing at this listicle.

Ms. Mark-Viveirto, a liberal Democrat, slammed the Republican-led House Judiciary Committee and its Chairman Bob Goodlatte for using .gifs—animated images—from movies and television shows in a… 381 more words

Melissa Mark-Viverito on 2017: 'You Can Never Be Over-Ready'

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said today she isn’t sure what she’s going to do when her term ends in 2017—but she won’t be done with politics. 480 more words

Council Speaker Is Open to New Congestion Pricing Plan

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is open to a new congestion pricing plan that would place tolls on the East River bridges, though she stopped short of a full endorsement of the proposal. 347 more words

Citing Immigration 'Travesty' in Congress, Mark-Viverito Urges Latinos to Vote

Calling the current congressional impasse over immigration reform a “travesty,” Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito urged Latinos to get out to the polls in 2016 during a speech in her native Puerto Rico. 426 more words

Council Speaker Rejects Claims That de Blasio Rezonings Are Moving Too Fast

Defending her ally, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito rejected the claims of affordable housing advocates that City Hall is moving too swiftly with its plan to rezone more than a dozen neighborhoods. 552 more words

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Letitia James Represents Unaccompanied Minor in Immigration Case

Public Advocate Letitia James spent her morning advocating for one person in particular in court today—a 16-year-old undocumented immigrant who fled gang violence in Honduras. 739 more words