Dan in the News

Nov 28, 2016

Op-Ed: The Election 2016: The fight we had and the battles to come

Council Member Garodnick reflects on the election results and the importance of robust community advocacy to advance and protect our values.
Nov 16, 2016

Weekly Queens Midtown Tunnel Closures Make Complaints 'Skyrocket,' Pols Say

Council Member Garodnick pens letter to MTA, NYPD, and DOT stating that traffic, noise, and safety issues related to construction on the Queens Midtown Tunnel have gotten out of hand. Underscores the need for a plan to ensure safety and community well-being.
Nov 3, 2016

Bills take aim at predatory equity

An overview of legislation Council Member Garodnick is sponsoring to combat the practice of predatory equity, as well as push back received from the Department of housing Preservation and Development.
Oct 31, 2016

De Blasio officials, City Council tussle over tenant protection legislation

Council Member Garodnick believes the City needs to engage and develop real tools to protect tenants from predatory landlords, while the administration pushes back against vital legislation he has sponsored on this issue.
Oct 31, 2016

3 Ways the City Council Wants to Curb Tenant Harassment and Evictions

Council Member Garodnick is sponsoring legislation to help protect tenants from predatory landlords.
Oct 27, 2016

Local Airports Plagued By Fake Cab Drivers

Council Member Garodnick is drafting legislation to combat con-artists at our airports.
Oct 26, 2016

New York City’s Tax Revenue Slumps

Council Member Garodnick has taken the lead in asking the administration to trim the budget as tax collections decline.
Oct 26, 2016

'Revenge Porn' Could Be Criminalized Under City Council Bill

Council Members Dan Garodnick andCouncil Member Rory Lancman introduced a bill last month that would provide criminal penalties against those who engage in "revenge porn"- an especially pernicious form of abuse.
Oct 24, 2016

More ‘Roberts’ money on the way for some Stuy Town residents

Eligible Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village residents will soon receive another settlement payment from the "Roberts vs. Tishman Speyer" lawsuit. Council Member Garodnick states, "This was a big tenant win for our community and for the city".
Oct 21, 2016

Some Stuyvesant Town tenants will be getting more money from historic 2012 settlement

Council Member Garodnick "helped lead the tenant outcry" when former landlord Tishman Speyer overcharged Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village residents. Due to some of the settlement checks not being cashed, eligible tenants will receive an additional payment.

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