Governor Cuomo Signs Executive Order to Establish Hurricane Maria Memorial Commission for Monument Honoring Victims and Survivors of Hurricane Maria and the Resilience of the Puerto Rican Community

Existing New York Stands With Puerto Rico Committee Will Identify And Select Memorial Commission Members NYS Will Issue RFP/RFI Seeking Ideas, Designs, And Location For The Memorial Executive Order Available Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed Executive Order No. 189 launching a new Hurricane Maria Memorial Commission to provide recommendations on the establishment of a new memorial…

NYS Homes and Community Renewal and NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development Announce Completion of Two Affordable Housing Developments in the Bronx

New Settlement Apartments and 1561 Walton Avenue Create and Preserve Over 950 Affordable Homes in Mount Eden Neighborhood September 20, 2018 – New York State Homes and Community Renewal and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development today celebrated the ribbon cutting of New Settlement Apartments, a $177 million scatter site development,…

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. Joins Bronx Advocates and Business to Call for More New York Solar 

OnForce Solar Cuts Ribbon on 1.1 MW Bronx Solar Farm: Groups Urge Goal of 1,000,000 NY Solar Households Bronx,  NY – September 19, 2018 – The Million Solar Strong Campaign, a movement of leading industry, environmental, clean energy and community organizations, was joined by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Bronx community leaders to urge New York…

MAYOR DE BLASIO AND MAYOR KHAN LAUNCH INTERNATIONAL FOSSIL FUEL DIVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP NETWORK

First-of-its-kind Divest/Invest Forum will support cities around the globe in divesting from fossil fuel companies NEW YORK—Ahead of the upcoming Global Climate Action Summit, New York City has partnered with the City of London and C40 Cities to announce the creation of the C40 Divest/Invest Forum. This forum, which is the first of its kind,…