Post Tagged with: "Scott Stringer"

Eric Pallas, president of Spring Bank (Photo courtesy of Spring Bank)

Which Banks Honor IDNYC?

Large banks in the city have been slow to accept IDNYC as identification, even secondary identification, when holders of the new city ID try to open bank accounts.

Volunteer Griselda Reyes answers calls for the Citizenship Now! campaign at CUNY (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Citizenship Now! Sees Record Calls in First Two Days

Immigration, New York April 27, 2016 at 5:36 pm

The ongoing Citizenship Now! campaign is registering a record number of calls in its first two days and is being visited by local politicians offering support, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer (Photo by Gustavo Martínez Contreras for Voices of NY)

Comptroller Stringer Sounds the Alarm

Government, Immigration, New York January 26, 2017 at 10:39 pm

City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer warns that the city could lose billions of critical federal dollars for being a sanctuary city.

Stringer on City Contracts with Asian Americans and More

Stringer on City Contracts with Asian Americans and More

Business, East Asian, Immigration, Media, New York, Politics January 24, 2017 at 12:52 pm

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer spoke about city contracting with Asian-American businesses and other topics at the office of Korea Daily in Long Island City.

Stringer on Immigrants and the NYC Economy

Stringer on Immigrants and the NYC Economy

Business, Economy, Immigration, New York January 11, 2017 at 4:40 pm

NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, noting the contribution of immigrants to the city economy, said Jan. 11 that “we have not just a moral imperative to be true to our values and stand up to anti-immigrant policies, but an economic imperative as well.”

Protesters walked the streets of Brooklyn to demand more protection for tenants. (Photo by Ramón Vera via El Diario)

Tenants Demand Stronger Laws to Avoid Evictions

Brooklyn, Housing, Latino April 1, 2016 at 2:16 pm

Hundreds of residents marched in Bushwick to ask the state legislature to strengthen rent control laws and eliminate legal loopholes that allow for displacement, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Lower Naturalization Costs in NYC, Stringer Urges

Lower Naturalization Costs in NYC, Stringer Urges

Government, Immigration, New York February 10, 2016 at 5:19 pm

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer released a report urging that moves be taken at both the federal and local level to reduce the high cost of obtaining citizenship.

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer on Oct. 31 speaking about his report on city contracts with M/WBEs. (Photo by Karen Pennar for Voices of NY)

Stringer: M/WBE Share of City Spending Falls

New York City agencies again received a D+ grade for their efforts to contract with minority and women-owned businesses, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer said Oct. 31, calling for much stronger action to reverse the problem.

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer (Photo by Yeo Ram Choi/Voices of NY)

Opinión: Un trabajo digno merece una paga digna

Government, Immigration, Labor, Opinion August 31, 2016 at 6:23 pm

El Contralor de la Ciudad de Nueva York Scott M. Stringer escribe en este artículo de opinión para Voices of New York sobre los esfuerzos de su oficina para contactar a más de 1.000 trabajadores a quienes les deben $5 millones en salarios y beneficios, los cuales les fueron negados por contratistas financiados por la ciudad.

City Comptroller Scott Stringer, with members of Ironworkers Local 580, at a press conference a year ago announcing his office’s efforts to distribute wages owed workers. (Photo by Rahimon Nasa for Voices of NY)

Opinion: An Honest Day’s Work Deserves an Honest Day’s Pay

Featured Posts, Government, Labor, New York, Opinion August 31, 2016 at 6:22 pm

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer writes in this Op-Ed for Voices of New York about his office’s effort to reach more than 1,000 workers who are owed $5 million in prevailing wages and benefits that they were deprived of by city-funded contractors.

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer (Photo by Yeo Ram Choi/Voices of NY)

Stringer Launches Renewed Campaign to Award Unclaimed Wages

Communities, Government, Immigration, Labor, New York August 31, 2016 at 6:19 pm

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer is relaunching an effort to reach more than 1,000 laborers who are owed prevailing wages from city contractors who underpaid them.

City Comptroller Scott Stringer addresses the media at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, while Errol Louis, NY1 political reporter and Director of the CUNY J School’s Urban Reporting concentration, listens (Photo by Chloe Chik)

Stringer on Audits, NYCHA and DHS

Featured Posts, History, New York, Politics, Voices' Picks, Women October 19, 2015 at 5:30 pm

City Comptroller Scott Stringer told reporters at a Center for Community and Ethnic Media Newsmakers briefing that the way to grow business in NYC is to support women and minority-owned businesses, and he said that NYCHA housing and homelessness remain problem issues for the city.

City Comptroller Scott Stringer. with members of Ironworkers Local 580, at a press conference Aug.19 announcing his office's efforts to distribute $3.7 million in wages owed workers who were employed by city contractors who failed to pay the prevailing wage. (Photo by Rahimon Nasa for Voices of NY)

Stringer to Distribute $3.7 Million Owed Workers

Featured Posts, Immigration, Labor, New York, Voices' Picks August 19, 2015 at 5:55 pm

City Comptroller Scott Stringer is looking to distribute $3.7 million that is owed workers, many of them immigrants, by city contractors who failed to pay the prevailing wage.

Rodneyse Bichotte speaking at the podium, with Scott Stringer at left and other community leaders at right. (Photo by Nick Perez for the Haitian Times)

Haitian Immigrants: Getting Info in Creole

Caribbean, Immigration August 11, 2015 at 6:33 pm

City Comptroller Scott Stringer has issued his Immigrant Rights and Services Manual in Haitian Creole, The Haitian Times reports.

Sahara Ahmed speaks at the podium while City Comptroller Scott Stringer (far left) listens at the Eid celebration on July 23. (Photo by Rahimon Nasa for Voices of NY)

Scott Stringer’s Eid Celebration

Featured Posts, Government, Muslim, New York, Voices' Picks July 23, 2015 at 6:01 pm

City Comptroller Scott Stringer held an Eid celebration in Queens and honored members of the Muslim community.

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