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Dec 15, 2016

Law Calls for a Public Database of Sexual Assaults in Ride-Hailing Services

Council Member Garodnick proposes legislation that would aggregate the data of sexual assaults occurring in NYC's fleet of TLC-licensed vehicles.
Dec 15, 2016

Proposed NYC Law Would Create A Public Database Of Ride-Hail Sexual Assault Reports

Council Member Garodnick introduces legislation that will help combat the problem of sexual assaults occurring in TLC-licensed vehicles in New York City.
Dec 15, 2016

Small Businesses Surrounding Trump Tower Say He's Hurting Their Bottom Line

Retail shops and eateries in the vicinity of Trump Tower have experienced a decline in revenue, and sanitation service providers have difficulty gaining access. Council Member Garodnick is addressing how to balance providing protection of the president elect with keeping local businesses viable.
Dec 15, 2016

Defending New York Values Against New Yorker-in-Chief

On December 8th, Council Member Garodnick hosted a post-election community forum, A Call to Action: Advancing New York Values from Your House to the White House. In attendance were over 500 concerned community members who want to advocate for New York Values.
Dec 15, 2016

Sexual assaults in taxis and Ubers could be tracked in a new database

Legislation proposed by Council Member Garodnick calls for annual reports of sexual assaults that take place in taxis and for-hire vehicles.
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.

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