WoPo: How Mark Levine came to be hyped as ‘the Anthony Fauci of the New York City Council’

By Richard Morgan for the Washington Post

NEW YORK — Mark Levine, a member of the New York City Council and chairman of its health committee, dismissed early anxieties as "fear mongering." Then he and his wife fell ill.

In the weeks since their recovery from covid-19, Levine (D) has become one of the city’s most outspoken and occasionally polarizing figures, seizing on his newfound spotlight to make one of the most ambitious proposals in New York’s recent history: creation of a $1 billion Public Works Administration — but for public health.

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NBC: Health Chair Levine's New Vaccine Plan (With Incentives) Targets Unvaccinated NYers

Daily vaccinations have slowed in the city - down by nearly 50 percent in the last month - prompting city officials to adjust distribution efforts
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Manhattan Councilman Levine boost ‘Right to Counsel’ law for tenants as eviction ban expiration looms

With the clock quickly ticking until New York’s eviction moratorium expires on May 1, Manhattan City Council Member Mark Levine is looking to give tenants a legal boost in case their landlords look to throw them out of their homes.

Levine is formalizing for a final City Council vote two bills that would boost the city’s Right to Counsel local law, which he sponsored back in 2017. The Right to Counsel legislation ensures that low-income tenants who face eviction are guaranteed an attorney to represent them in housing court.

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Alentar la vacunación

Hasta el 10 de mayo, se habían administrado más de 7 millones de dosis de la vacuna en la ciudad de Nueva York.

En un esfuerzo por vacunar aún a más personas, la ciudad está implementando obsequios e incentivos.

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The Real Deal: NYC Council passes CM Levine's Tenant Data Privacy Act

Measure restricts how landlords use data from keyless entry system

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Op-ED: A Vote to Protect Tenant Data Privacy

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NY1: City Council Approves Levine's Bill for Single, Unified Website for Vaccine Appointments

The City Council unanimously approved a bill Thursday mandating that the city have a single, unified website for vaccine appointments.

The bill now goes to Mayor Bill de Blasio for his signature.

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City Council Health Chair Levine warn against COVID variants keeping case numbers high

by Allison Kaden of Pix11

Mask up and don’t let your guard down. 

That’s the message from New York City Councilman Mark Levine.

“In the short term there is a lot of virus circulating in New York City,” the health committee chair said. “We are seeing close to 4,000 cases a day and the decline that started in January has kind of stalled.”

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New Yorkers Need to Be More Cautious About Outdoor Gatherings, Council Health Committee Chair Mark LevineSays

By Dean Moses of AMNY

City Councilmember Mark Levine probed social media users for input on the ideal location of a Manhattan mass vaccination site dedicated to locals.

With Queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx all receiving their very own dedicated COVID-19 mass vaccination hubs, Councilmember Mark Levine reached out to his constituents via Twitter on Feb. 22 to inquire where they would like to see a new mass inoculation site located, dedicated solely to Manhattanites by providing a survey link to share their answers. 

“4 of NYC’s 5 boros now have mass vax sites just for their residents (this is great!) Manhattan needs a mass vax site for its residents, too. Somewhere big with great transit. e.g. Madison Sq Garden. Let’s make this happen ASAP,” Levine wrote in his tweet.

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NY1: Councilman Mark Levine Says Door-to-Door Vaccine Delivery Should be an Option

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A City Council hearing Wednesday is considering changes to the system New Yorkers are using to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Critics of the current online appointment booking setup say it's too complicated and caters to those who are tech savvy.

Manhattan City Councilman Mark Levine is among those pushing for changes.

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