Melissa Mark-Viverito is a New York City Council member who represents District 8, which includes the Upper East Side, Spanish Harlem/El Barrio/East Harlem, Manhattan Valley and part of the Upper West Side )as well as part of Mott Haven in the Bronx).
Melissa Mark-Viverito appears in the following:
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Hurricane Maria has left Puerto Rico flooded and without power. Melissa Mark-Viverito, New York City Council Speaker, discusses how New Yorkers can help.
Thursday, December 22, 2016
City Council Speaker discusses her push for New York State to protect undocumented immigrants.
Thursday, October 06, 2016
Melissa Mark-Viverito talks about new social media campaign, #NotAFan, in hopes to raise awareness of domestic violence in sports.
Friday, July 29, 2016
We opened our phone lines nationally for an evening call-in special to talk to immigrants on what being American means to them.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Jose Antonio Vargas, Comedian Aasif Mandvi, and House Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito take calls on citizenship and immigration.
Friday, May 20, 2016
In today's New York City Council, just 14 of the 51 council members are women. NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Fordham's Christina Greer discuss a proposed gender quota.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, (pro Hillary Clinton), and New York State Senator James Sanders, Jr. (pro Bernie Sanders), speak for the candidates ahead of the debate.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito outlines her criminal justice reform proposal to eventually close Rikers Island.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito explains a proposed bill which will encourage officers to issue civil offenses instead of criminal for some quality-of-life violations.
Monday, October 19, 2015
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito talks city business, plus reports back from the Democratic debate in Las Vegas.
Thursday, July 02, 2015
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito talks about the latest city budget and criminal justice reform legislation.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito talks about the national campaign to get out the Latino vote in 2016, plus local politics.
Friday, February 13, 2015
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito made "broken windows" a focus of her State of the City address. She joins us to discuss her policy proposals.
Monday, September 29, 2014
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito discusses the new public/private fund for unaccompanied minors facing deportation.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Last week was a big one for the City Council of New York -- they passed a $75 billion budget and created the largest municipal ID program in the country. Melissa Mark-Viverito, City Council Speaker, discusses the City Council's decisions.
Friday, April 05, 2013
This year's expansion of participatory budgeting allows residents' of their districts to allocate some of the member items funds. Voting concludes this weekend for the 8 districts involved.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Violent crime rates have risen since the summer began, and Commissioner Ray Kelly has commented that community leaders are not doing enough to curtail the spike. New York City District 45 council member Jumaane Williams (representing Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands, and Canarsie in Brooklyn) and District 8 council member Melissa Mark-Viverito (representing the Upper East Side, Spanish Harlem/El Barrio/East Harlem, Manhattan Valley, part of the Upper West Side and part of Mott Haven in the Bronx) join us to discuss the issue, along with NYPD policing.
Friday, October 21, 2011
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