MAYOR’S OFFICE OF MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF FIRST-EVER ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY OF NYC NIGHTLIFE

New report finds New York City’s nightlife supports 299,000 jobs, $13.1 billion in employee compensation, and $35.1 billion in total economic output. There are more than 25,000 nightlife establishments contributing $697 million in local tax revenue. Nightlife related jobs and wages are growing faster than the rest of the city’s economy. Food service is the…

DECLARACIÓN DEL PRESIDENTE DE BOROUGH DIAZ RE: Acuerdo Entre East Bronx Metro-North y Amtrak

“Este reciente acuerdo entre Amtrak, Empire State Development y la Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte (MTA) es increíblemente bienvenido, ya que permite que este proyecto de transporte masivo, tan esperado y universalmente apoyado, avance sin más demora. “La voluntad de Amtrak, de negociar con el MTA, hará que la expansión del ‘East Bronx Metro-North’ regrese al…

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: East Bronx Metro-North/Amtrak Agreement

“This newly announced MOU between Amtrak, Empire State Development and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is incredibly welcome as it allows this universally supported, much-anticipated mass transit project to move forward without further delay. “Amtrak’s willingness to negotiate with the MTA will put the East Bronx Metro-North expansion back on schedule and bring us one step…

Rep. Maloney, BP Diaz, NY Officials, Advocates Call on Congress to Remove Citizenship Census Question

Advocates also call on Trump Administration to drop appeal of court decision that ordered the citizen question to be removed   NEW YORK—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined the New York Immigration Coalition, 32BJ SEIU, elected officials and census advocates to call on Congress to pass legislation to remove the citizenship question from the…