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Jan 10, 2017

Trump Tower headaches: City Council holds hearing on Fifth Avenue challenges

Council Member Garodnick chairs a City Council Economic Development Committee hearing on the economic impact of providing security to the President-elect.
Jan 10, 2017

Trump Tower security until President-elect's swearing-in will cost $37.4M — even more than expected

Council Member Garodnick seeks answers, as increasing costs of providing security to the President-elect threaten to push the NYPD overtime budget over the $500 million allocated.
Jan 10, 2017

Trump Tower security may have cost area businesses $40 million

Council Member Garodnick explores ways to improve the situation for local businesses on Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower since Election Day.
Jan 10, 2017

City Council Questions Whether NYPD Should Protect Trump Tower and Who Should Pay for It

Council Member Garodnick and other City Council members deliberate the ongoing role of the NYPD in providing protection for the President-elect and securing funding to cover the $500,000-per-day expense.
Jan 4, 2017

Easing Congestion, 56th Street Reopened West of Trump Tower

Council Member Garodnick pens letter to the mayor requesting the reopening of 56th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues.
Jan 4, 2017

Trump Tower security: 56th Street to reopen between Fifth, Sixth avenues

Council Member Garodnick successfully negotiates the reopening of 56th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues.
Jan 3, 2017

Broken Water Main Triggers Steam Condition, Cuts Service On Upper East Side

Council Member Garodnick monitors progress on repair to broken water main and restoration of water service to 400+ Upper East Side residents.
Dec 30, 2016

Quik Park proposes new policy on payment

Council Member Garodnick pens letter to Stuy Town general manager and Quik Park CEO advocating for reversal of a new online payment plan policy.
Dec 23, 2016

Businesses Near Trump Tower Say Security Is Stealing Their Christmas

Council Member Garodnick advocates for businesses that are suffering from closure of 56th Street in order to protect President-Elect Trump.
Dec 22, 2016

Trump Tower traffic patterns need to change so New York businesses can thrive

Council Member Garodnick proposes a modified traffic flow on 56th Street in order to support suffering businesses while providing ongoing security for the president elect.

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