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On NY1: Manhattan borough president proposes new coastal resiliency agency

On the 10th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine announced a major proposal to create a new coastal protection agency to oversee resiliency projects. View the full interview HERE.… Read more

In NY Daily News: EDITORIAL: A package deal: Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine has some good ideas on package deliveries; let’s see more

Give Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine points for floating a plan to do something about seemingly ubiquitous double-parking deliveries by trucks and vans that are the bane of many a bicyclist and bus driver. The city should build on his ideas as it iterates a better way. The rise of e-commerce, further boosted during COVID, has changed routines forever. New Yorkers now receive an estimated 2.4 million packages a dayRead more

In AM NY: Manhattan BP Levine collects clothing donations for arriving migrants

Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine has been collecting necessities for the past month to aid migrants with the help of fellow New Yorkers. Levine spent much of his Oct. 17 inside his 1 Centre St. office, helping his staff sort through stacks of donations such as clothing, toothpaste, and feminine supplies. The borough president launched the initiative in September to help aid the newest New Yorkers with essentials. “They often… Read more

On PIX 11: Manhattan borough president on crime, housing, migrants, and more

Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine joined PIX11 Morning News on Monday to discuss several issues facing the island, including gun violence, subway crime, congestion pricing, rising evictions, and the influx of migrants to New York City. Levine appeared as the first guest in PIX11’s series of weekly talks with each of the five borough presidents. “It’s unacceptable right now,” said Levine of recent gun violence in the borough. “We have… Read more

In NY Daily News: NYC borough presidents demand freeze on eviction cases

Two borough presidents are demanding an immediate freeze on all eviction cases in which tenants are unable to get a lawyer, the Daily News has learned. Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine and Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson’s demand comes as hundreds of thousands of pending eviction cases are clogging the courts after the eviction moratorium was lifted in January. The crush has left thousands of low-income tenants to face eviction… Read more

In NY Daily News: Manhattan BP calls for delivery reforms as NYC residents, businesses receive more than 2.4 million packages per day

The rapid growth of deliveries by e-commerce websites like Amazon have over the last decade sparked a rise in trucks and vans clogging city streets — and elected officials are scrambling to find a solution. “E-commerce isn’t going away,” Manhattan borough president Mark Levine said Tuesday. “We’ve got to find ways to manage what is increasingly burdening our neighborhoods and presenting environmental and safety challenges.” More than 2.4 million packages… Read more

In AM NY: BPs Levine and Gibson pen letter to DOT calling for upgrades to Washington Bridge

Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine, Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson, and New York City Council Members Carmen de la Rosa and Althea Stevens are seeking upgrades for the Washington Bridge, amNewYork Metro has exclusively learned. The politicians are calling for a host of improvements to be made to the 133-year-old bridge in order to bring it up-to-date and make it safer for users. The request comes through a joint letter… Read more

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