Office of Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine

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In Gotham Gazette: In Response to Covid, Manhattan Borough President Seeks to Mandate Improved Indoor Air Quality Standards

Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine is planning to introduce legislation to mandate improved indoor air quality standards to preempt future disease outbreaks and limit successive waves of COVID-19. Levine, who previously served on the City Council and made a name for himself during the pandemic as chair of the Council’s health committee, is working with Council Member Keith Powers, a fellow Manhattan Democrat, and has requested the Council’s legislative division… Read more

In NY Post: Manhattan pols ask MTA to let bus riders board thru the back door

Some Big Apple politicians are “concerned” that back-door entry on MTA buses won’t ever come to fruition — despite the agency having the right hardware already installed which would help speed up bus times. The pols, led by Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine, voiced their frustrations in a May 13 letter to MTA CEO Janno Lieber. “The MTA has already done the hardest part, which is to install OMNY readers… Read more

Newsletter: Focusing on Inclusion – Introducing Manhattan’s 2022 Community Board Class

I am tremendously proud to introduce the next class of appointments to Manhattan’s 12 Community Boards – my first since taking over the Borough President Office. My office received the second-highest number of applications ever seen by the MBPO. Of those, there was a significant increase in first-time applicants. You can find a full list of appointees here.As our borough faces many difficult challenges, it was inspiring to… Read more

BP Levine Announces Next Phase of $2 Million Small Business Booster Loan Program with Boroughwide LinkNYC Campaign

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE**
PRESS RELEASE FOR: Wednesday, May 11th, 2022
Contact: Winthrop Roosevelt, wroosevelt@manhattanbp.nyc.gov, (617) 680-0158 New York – After already making more than $300,000 in loans since its inception this February, Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine announced a new boroughwide LinkNYC campaign as the next phase is his office’s partnership with the Hebrew Free Loan Society to offer $2 million in interest-free loans to small businesses that have… Read more

Newsletter: What to Know About NYC’s Yellow-Level Covid Alert

Today NYC officially moved into “yellow” (medium risk) Covid alert status citywide.This reflects the rising impact of omicron sub-variants in our city. We are now seeing about 2,500 cases daily, up four times since March. Hospitalizations, while also increasing, thankfully remain low.In light of our new alert status, NYC Health Dept has updated one key piece of guidance. It’s now advised that people who are at higher risk… Read more

On Inside City Hall: One-on-one with Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine

Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine joined Errol Louis on “Inside City Hall” Monday to discuss the rise in COVID cases, the city’s eviction crisis, and his opposition to the One45 development in Harlem.… Read more

Newsletter: This Arbor Day Help Us Plant a Million More Trees in NYC

Today we celebrate one of my favorite holidays – Arbor Day! Arbor Day is about looking forward – planting a tree is an act of hope for the future. The trees we plant today will not only be beautiful for New Yorkers but will also stand as a lasting investment in our battle against climate change and in the health of our neighborhoods for decades to come. In an early… Read more

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