In The News

Aug 20, 2019 In The News

The new supportive housing facility on East 91st Street will house 17 families. (Courtesy City Councilmember Ben Kallos)

Aug 19, 2019 In The News

With Congress in recess for the month of August and the president on vacation in Bedminster, very little has been done to address gun reform two weeks after mass shootings took the lives of 31 people in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

Aug 18, 2019 In The News

More than 100 protesters flooded Foley Square in lower Manhattan Sunday afternoon to call on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to call the Senate out of recess to vote on a pair of gun control bills.

Aug 14, 2019 In The News

The retirement security gap of Blacks and Hispanics compared to Whites is likely to worsen because of lower earnings and personal savings, warns a report released today by the House and Senate Joint Economic Committee (JEC) Democrats’ staff.

Aug 12, 2019 In The News

The residents on the Hallets Point peninsula used a neighborhood barbecue and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday as a platform to cook up a call for expanded ferry service between the Astoria stop and the Upper East Side.

Aug 7, 2019 In The News

Federal funding for research on gun violence has faced severe restrictions for more than two decades. This makes it difficult for policymakers to fully understand the problem and create solutions to fix it.