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Los Sures’s Puerto Rican Heritage Event

Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, Assemblywoman Maritza Davila, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viveritom, and Council Member Rosie Mendez were among the distinguished women honored by Southside United HDFC-Los Sures, at their annual Puerto Rican Heritage Celebration. 124 more words

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NYC Launches New Partnership To Help Hurricane Evacuees From Puerto Rico

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The mayor has announced a public-private partnership to help hurricane evacuees from Puerto Rico.

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Councilman Demands Answers From NYCHA Head About Lead Paint Reports

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Changes are coming to the city agency in charge of public housing, but some say it isn’t enough.

The New York City Housing Authority announced their plans in the wake of a DOI report which accused the agency of lying about lead paint. 107 more words


Advocates Call On City Council To Consider Better Care For Carriage Horses

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A rally was held outside City Hall, calling for better care for New York City carriage horses.

A couple dozen members of New Yorkers for Clean, Livable and Safe Streets, … 144 more words


Mark-Viverito Furious Over Trump's Tweets Last Week About Puerto Rico

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito was furious this week after President Donald Trump singled out Puerto Rico in negative tweets.

When it comes to rebuilding… 204 more words


Trump tossing supplies to Puerto Ricans was ‘disgraceful,’ insulting: City council speaker

NEW YORK — A day after President Donald Trump visited Puerto Rico, and was seen tossing supplies to locals, the NYC city council speaker on Wednesday called the act “disgraceful,” and the entire trip “orchestrated.” 435 more words


Mark-Viverito Slams Federal Response To Puerto Rico Crisis

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito pulled no punches Monday in blasting Washington’s response to the crisis in Puerto Rico.

As WCBS 880’s Myles Miller reported, Mark-Viverito said… 136 more words