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For Immediate Release: September 12, 2018 Contact: Jake Sporn // 516-946-5253 // jsporn@council.nyc.gov City Hall, NY -- Following the historic passage of New York City’s landmark “Right to Counsel” legislation, the law’s lead sponsors City Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson, together with the Right to Counsel NYC Coalition...

 By Brendan Krisel UPPER WEST SIDE, NY — A massive sinkhole that could swallow a car whole has opened up on an Upper West Side street, and area residents are frustrated by the lack of urgency in fixing the problem. The sinkhole appeared Tuesday on West 101st Street and Manhattan...

 By Multiple Authors Transportation advocacy groups released a report Tuesday outlining ways Mayor de Blasio can fix the city’s sluggish bus system, with the goal of improving riders’ commutes in underserved neighborhoods with limited transit options. The “Bus Turnaround” report, released by Riders Alliance, outlines specific actions the city can take...

By Frank G. Runyeon New York City elected officials and tenants’ advocates denounced the deteriorating condition of the rooftop water tanks that supply drinking water to New York City Housing Authority tenants, following a report by City & Statewhich revealed dozens of cases of contamination – including birds, rodents, and insects...

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