Mario Cuomo Campaign for Economic Justice, Labor Leaders, State and Local Elected Officials Rally in The Bronx to Fight for $15 Statewide Minimum Wage

Governor Cuomo, 1199 SEIU, NYS AFL-CIO, PEF, IBT Local 237, Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York, Teamsters & NYS Nurses Association Launch ‘Drive for $15,’ Traveling from Manhattan to the Bronx to Long Island to Fight for Fair Pay Governor Urges Legislature to Pass $15 Phased-In Minimum Wage this Legislative Session New…

Mayor de Blasio Announces Public Launch of LinkNYC Program, Largest and Fastest Free Municipal Wi-Fi Network in the World

First LinkNYC kiosks replacing payphones throughout the City are now fully functional –offering superfast Wi-Fi network, free domestic phone calls, USB charging ports, tablet for web browsing, and emergency services LinkNYC adds to City’s efforts to bridge digital divide, with more than 7,500 free Wi-Fi kiosks coming across all five boroughs NEW YORK—Mayor de Blasio,…

Borough President Diaz Releases Report on Bronx Platform Development Opportunities

Report Finds Potential for Nearly Two Million Square Feet of Development at Concourse Yard Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. issued a preliminary report cataloging the potential of platform development at three borough railyard sites. The report found that the Concourse Yard, located adjacent to Lehman College in the Northwest Bronx, offer the most immediate…

NYBG Requests Proposals for Mixed-Use Development Near Its Landmark Site

Project Could Include Residential, Retail, and Hotel Components As Part of Community-based Vision for Economic Redevelopment of Webster Avenue Corridor Bronx, NY— Marking an important milestone in the growth and development of its Bronx neighborhood, The New York Botanical Garden announced today that it is seeking proposals from developers to build a major mixed-use project…

Governor Cuomo Announces First Solar Schools Project at the New York Institute for Special Education in the Bronx

Governor Cuomo’s K-Solar Program Increases Use of Renewable Energy in Schools Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New York Institute for Special Education in the Bronx will be the site of the state’s first solar schools project and will have solar panel arrays installed thanks to a power purchase agreement with SolarCity. This public-private…