Mayor de Blasio Encourages New Yorkers to Donate Critically-Needed Items at 18 Locations for Hurricane Relief

NEW YORK—Mayor de Blasio today announced 18 firehouses and EMS stations across the five boroughs where New Yorkers can donate critically-needed items for Hurricane Maria relief. “New York City stands in solidarity with those affected by Hurricane Maria, and many of us are looking for ways to help. We’re encouraging New Yorkers to donate these…

Governor Cuomo Announces Bronx Civic Center as $10 Million New York City Region Winner of Second-Round Downtown Revitalization Initiative

State to Collaborate With New York City Regional Economic Development Council to Revitalize the Bronx Civic Center Downtown Neighborhood Part of Governor’s Comprehensive Approach to Transform Communities Into Vibrant Neighborhoods and Boost Local Economies Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the Bronx Civic Center neighborhood in the South Bronx will receive $10 million in funding and investments…

Mayor de Blasio: NYC Will be First City to Mandate that Existing Buildings Dramatically Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Mandates on NYC’s 14,500 least efficient buildings to accelerate and deepen major efficiency upgrades; most ambitious program of its kind in the nation; financing to support retrofits, steep penalties for non-compliance; will spur 17,000 ‘green jobs’ NEW YORK— Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced new mandates that will force building owners to make sharp reductions…