All posts by Noam Bramson

North Avenue Attracting Investment

Every day, thousand of lives are affected by the physical appearance, commercial vitality and traffic conditions along North Avenue.  When I joined the City Council back in 1996, improving North Avenue was one of my top priorities, and I am proud of what we have accomplished since, including a new street-scape, better traffic patterns, and … Continue reading North Avenue Attracting Investment

Joining Senator Gillibrand for Family Leave Announcement

This afternoon, I was happy to join U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand as she announced the introduction of the Family and Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act, which would create a new national insurance program for paid leave during family medical emergencies or after the birth of a child.  The United States is one of the few … Continue reading Joining Senator Gillibrand for Family Leave Announcement

Fiscal Progress for New Rochelle

The 2014 budget approved unanimously by the City Council last month illustrates a significant improvement in New Rochelle’s fiscal health.  The highlights of the new budget include: •            An increase in our fund balance.  The fund balance – essentially the City’s savings account – had been gradually drawn down during the past few years in … Continue reading Fiscal Progress for New Rochelle