Skip to main content

New York City Council

New York Lawmakers Push for Pregnancy Center Regulation

A group of NY legislators are pushing for a federal law to regulate pregnancy center advertising tactics.

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Council Member Jessica Lappin, and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney gathered with advocates today to push for legislation ensuring transparency in advertising for Crisis Pregnancy Centers or CPCs. They say that CPCs use underhanded and dishonest tactics to deter women from having abortions.

Queens Will Participate in City Council's Retrofit NYC Block by Block Program

Residents from Jamaica, Richmond Hill and surrounding communities will participate in a city-wide energy efficiency program.

In an effort to reduce energy consumption on a block-by-block basis, the New York City Council has partnered with the Pratt Center for Community Development to bring free or low-cost energy upgrades to homeowners throughout the city.