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Electeds Call on the New York City Department of Transportation to Re-Examine Riverdale Lane Removal Plan

WHAT: Council Member Eric Dinowitz, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and Bronx Community Board 8 Chair Laura Spalter will call on the New York City Department of Transportation to meaningfully engage with the community and to implement community-driven...

Bronx Leaders Applaud New Traffic Signal at Kappock Street to Improve Neighborhood Safety

BRONX, NY – Last week, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) installed a traffic light at the corner of Kappock Street and Johnson Avenue, after Council Member Eric Dinowitz, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Bronx Community Board 8,...

Statement from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz on Riverdale Avenue Road Diet Proposal

BRONX, NY — In response to indications from NYC Department of Transportation that the proposed Riverdale Avenue road diet will proceed, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz has issued the following statement: "For years, the NYC Department of Transportation...

Bronx Leaders Call for Official Investigation into Secretive Dealings Regarding Proposed Congregate Shelter

BRONX, NY – A group of local Bronx leaders held a press conference on Tuesday morning to criticize the opaque and secretive process that seems to be occurring related the proposed construction and operation of a new 130-bed adult men’s congregate...

Krueger, Dinowitz Introduce Nation-Leading Climate Change Superfund Act

Albany – Today Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Chair of the Assembly Codes Committee, and State Senator Liz Krueger, Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, along with environmental advocates and experts, announced the introduction of the Climate Change...

Statement From Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz on Scotus Rejection of Challenge to 2019 School Vaccine Requirement Law

ALBANY, NY – After the Supreme Court of the United States denied a last-ditch petition to overturn Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz’s 2019 law to prohibit all non-medical exemptions to school vaccine requirements in New York State, Assemblyman...

Statement from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz on Proposed Rent Increases by Rent Guidelines Board

Bronx, NY – On Thursday evening, the NYC Rent Guidelines Board voted to adopt proposed rent increases for rent stabilized apartments of between 2% - 4% for a one-year lease and 4% - 6% for a two-year lease. The proposed rent increases would apply...

Legislators Renew Call for Independent Statewide Utility Consumer Advocate After Bill Spikes Hit New Yorkers

Bronx, NY – As reports of spiking energy bills from Con Edison continue to come in throughout New York, a group of legislators are renewing their push for the creation of a new, statewide Office of the Utility Consumer Advocate. A letter to the...

Bronx Elected Officials Respond to Second Incident of Anti-Black Graffiti in Local Park

BRONX, NY – For the second consecutive weekend, a park in the northwest Bronx was discovered to have anti-Black graffiti. Elected officials join together to stand against hate and to continue calling for a thorough investigation. WHO: Assemblyman...

Statement From Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and Council Member Eric Dinowitz on Hateful Graffiti at Spuyten Duyvil Playground

BRONX, NY – After anti-Black and vulgar graffiti was seen in the Spuyten Duyvil Playground on Saturday morning, Council Member Eric Dinowitz and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz issued the following statement:  “Playgrounds should be places...
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