STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT GIBSON ON NY STATE SUPREME COURT STRIKING DOWN MUNICIPAL VOTING LAW FOR NON-CITIZENS

“Today`s ruling by the New York State Supreme Court is beyond disappointing. Last year, elected officials and advocates rallied together to support municipal voting rights for immigrant New Yorkers who have too often been excluded from the electoral process despite their overwhelming contributions to our city. Every New Yorker deserves to have a say in…

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BOROUGH PRESIDENT GIBSON ON BRUEN SCOTUS DECISION

“At a time when our families and communities are mourning the deaths of loved ones and neighbors killed as a result of senseless gun violence, the U.S. Supreme Court has callously decided during Gun Violence Awareness Month to strike down New York State’s licensing restrictions for concealed weapons. This comes as a shock to so…

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BOROUGH PRESIDENT GIBSON ON FY’ 2023 BUDGET

“I applaud Speaker Adrienne Adams, Finance Committee Chair Justin Brannan, and the other members of the New York City Council for voting to adopt the $101.1 billion FY` 2023 budget that works to support and uplift New Yorkers as we attempt to recover from the devastating impact COVID-19 had on our city. As we approach…

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