Hillary vs Trump

The 2016 Presidential Election is less than 3 months away and we have two very different candidates running to represent us. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. This seems like a classic battle between Democrats and Republicans and it has been interesting to follow the reports and comments made both by the candidates and by the Read the full article…



Save CUNY Prep!

CUNY Prep is College Prep What is CUNY Prep?  CUNY Prep, a collaboration of the Mayor’s Center for Economic Opportunity and The City University of New York, helps students ages 16-18 earn their High School Equivalency Diploma and enter college. Our graduates learn the academic, personal and social skills necessary for success in college and Read the full article…



The Bronx is Building!

How does over 1300 units of Affordable / Mixed Use housing with a total investment of over $350,000,000 dollars sound?  The first 2 buildings out of 10 in total broke ground today with the first phase consisting of 237 units. This is the largest housing development to be constructed in the Bronx in over 50 Read the full article…


NYC Council Committee Assignments 2014

Here is a copy of the official Press Release from the NYC Council. SPEAKER MELISSA MARK-VIVERITO AND RULES COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN BRAD LANDER ANNOUNCE COUNCIL LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE CHAIRS City Hall- – Pledging a more inclusive and democratic City Council, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Rules Committee Chairman Brad Lander announced the Council committee chairpersons and leadership Read the full article…



Transition NYC

Who’s Who in NYC Government? 2014 ushers in a New Year. It also see’s a Massive Transition in Government that happens every 8 years because of Term Limits. We have a New Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate, 4 new Boro Presidents and 21 new Councilmembers. NYC Government is large and can sometimes be difficult to navigate. Read the full article…


Thank You

I want to thank the residents and voters of the 15th Council District for allowing me to be their representative in the NYC Council for over 12 years. In February 20, 2001 I won an election to become the youngest ever member of the Council. I was 22 years old at the time and questions Read the full article…