Majority Leader Van Bramer Denounces ICE Scammers at Woodside Rally

On February 14, 2017, Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, alongside representatives from Make the Road New York, the Emerald Isle Immigration Center, Catholic Migration Services, as well as Deputy Commissioner at the Dept. of Consumer Affairs Amit Bagga, Denise Keehan-Smith from Community Board 2, and other community advocates held a rally denouncing scammers dressed as ICE officers in Queens.

Majority Leader Van Bramer’s Statement on the He Will Not Divide Us Exhibit

Majority Leader Van Bramer released the following statement regarding the He Will Not Divide Us exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image:

Majority Leader Van Bramer Introduces Bill To Protect Children From Pesticides in City Parks

Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer introduced legislation to reduce children’s exposure to pesticides in New York City Parks. Under Intro 1466, co-sponsored by Council Member Mark Levine, the city would be required to clean children’s play equipment after toxic pesticides are sprayed, a regulation that is not currently in place.

Majority Leader Van Bramer and Other Members Introduce Bill to Create Hit-and-Run Alert System

Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer joined Transportation Committee Chair Ydanis Rodriguez, Transportation Alternatives, and the family of DJ Jinx Paul, who was killed by a hit and run driver last December, to introduce legislation to create a hit and run alert system. The system would allow New York City to issue alerts through radio, television, text message, and/or email when a driver kills or seriously injures someone and flees the scene, with the goal of using the eyes and ears of everyday New Yorkers to help catch the perpetrators of these heinous crimes.

Majority Leader Van Bramer, Students, and Families, Install People’s Stop Sign

TODAY, Majority Leader Van Bramer, parents, students, and community members rallied for the installation of a stop sign at 5th Street and 51st Avenue in Long Island City. Majority Leader Van Bramer and the community have been asking DOT for a stop sign at this intersection for nearly five years.

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