NYSNA Announces “Healthcare Justice for All” Campaign to Demand Safe Staffing & Fair Funding as Part of New Contract at the Public Hospitals in New York City

New Campaign Comes on the Heels of Mayor de Blasio’s NYC Care Plan to Provide Access to Quality, Affordable Healthcare for 600,000 Uninsured New Yorkers   The New York State Nurses Association today kicked off a new “Healthcare Justice for All” campaign to demand safe staffing and fair funding as contract negotiations with New York City public hospitals begin…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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