Tag: Mayor Bill de Blasio

Plastic waste is poisoning our Earth — and cities have no choice but to lead the fight against climate change.

De Blasio Bans Single-Use Plastics from City Agencies

New York City is banning single-use plastics, including plastic straws, cutlery, plates, bowls, cups and trays from city agencies, a move welcomed by Bushwick Councilmember Rafael Espinal, who has introduced multiple bills to make the city greener and more sustainable.  ...

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his 100 Day Speech at Cooper Union on Thursday, April 10

De Blasio Endorses Marijuana Legalization in NYC

Just two days after Governor Cuomo endorsed the legalization of cannabis in New York State, Mayor Bill de Blasio followed suit and released on Wednesday a report titled A Fair Approach to Marijuana, which outlines a pathway to marijuana legalization.  ...

New 1000-seat school, part of East New York Neighborhood Plan, will include state-of-the-art science labs, occupational and physical therapy spaces, art and music rooms, and 1,000 square-foot rooftop greenhouse

City Breaks Ground on 1000-Seat School in East New York

The state-of-the-art facility will be equipped with science labs, a gymnatorium, occupational and physical therapy spaces, art and music rooms, and a rooftop greenhouse Mayor Bill de Blasio, Councilmember Rafael Espinal and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams broke ground on ...

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