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Dec 3, 2016

NYC officials petition feds to pay $1M daily Trump security costs

The cost of providing security to President-Elect Trump and his family is $1 million per day, which places an "extraordinary financial burden" on the City of New York. Council Member Garodnick calls on the federal government to cover security costs.
Dec 2, 2016

City Council speaker and Garodnick say feds should foot the bill for Trump’s protection

Council Member Garodnick calls on federal government to cover the cost of providing security for President-Elect Donald Trump to prevent diversion of funds to police protection.
Dec 2, 2016

New York City seeks U.S. funds for $1 million daily security costs for Trump

Due to the $1 million-per-day expense to protect President-Elect Donald Trump and his family, Council Member Garodnick petitions for federal funding to reimburse the City.
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.

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