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**ADVISORY** WHEN: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 10 a.m. WHERE: City Hall Main Chamber Contact: Jake Sporn // 516-946-5253 // jsporn@council.nyc.gov City Hall, NY - Tomorrow, New York City Council Member Mark Levine will chair a Health Committee hearing regarding a bill proposed by Council Speaker Corey Johnson requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to amend birth...

 By Liena Zagare On June 1, the minimum price of cigarettes in New York City increased from $10.50 to $13 per pack, the highest in the nation. Depending on how heavy your habit, that adds up really fast.  “For someone who smokes cigarettes regularly, cigarettes can cost as much as two months’...

By Samar Khurshid In December, several City Council members jostling to become the powerful next speaker of the 51-member legislative body signed on to a broad platform of reforms to the Council’s rules and procedures, which can have a significant impact on city law-making and funding for communities. Both returning and newly-elected...

For Immediate Release: June 8, 2018Contact: Jake Sporn // 516-946-5253 // jsporn@council.nyc.gov City Hall, NY -- Less than a year after the historic passage of New York City’s landmark “Right to Counsel” legislation--and on the heels of San Francisco creating their own tenants’ right to counsel--the bill’s lead sponsors City...

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