Results for public advocate jumaane williams

Add to feed Create your own feed

Latest

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is threatening to block the city from collecting property taxes unless there’s an NYPD hiring freeze and an overhaul of the school safety agent program.

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams vows to stop collection of property taxes if budget doesn’t include NYPD hiring freeze @JumaaneWilliams  would effectively block the city from carrying out its budget by refusing to sign tax warrants.

The budget may have ultimately passed in the City Council last night, but it's not the end of the story yet. Among those who say the city budget doesn't go far enough in its measures to defund the NYPD is Public Advocate Jumaane Williams.

"The charter is abundantly clear that the public advocate has to sign the tax forms that allows the city to collect the taxes. In fact, soon after the budget passed, that tax form was sent to me and I won't be signing it," said Jumaane Williams.

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams plans to introduce a bill mandating all NYPD body-worn camera footage be released five days from the time video was captured.

“You can no longer hide behind your black wife and children, not anymore,” Jumaane Williams, the city’s public advocate, said last week during an online news conference.

“You can no longer hide behind your black wife and children,” Jumaane Williams, New York City's public advocate, said of Bill de Blasio. Williams, who is black, added, “We are at a time when we are asking you to do the things you said you were going to do.”

“You can no longer hide behind your black wife and children,” Jumaane Williams, New York City's public advocate, said of Bill de Blasio. “We are at a time when we are asking you to do the things you said you were going to do.”

Loading
Loading

Most relevant

New York City’s public advocate, Jumaane Williams, has become a champion to many protesters who are demonstrating against police violence. Now some hope that he may run for mayor next year.

NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams: "I do have a lot of confidence in the people of the city and the state to force the legislature and to force these leaders to do the things that should have been done years ago." @amjoyshow 

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams shares live video of the scene outside Brooklyn Borough Hall on Twitter, which showed law enforcement appearing to push back protesters.

Call for N.Y. to raise taxes on ultra-rich instead of cutting Medicaid during coronavirus “There are people who have the ability to help us get through this, and these are ultra-rich folks,” NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams said.

NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams says the state isn’t doing enough to protect inmates from COVID-19. “Many of us have been pleading and saying that Rikers Island in particular and others across the state are Petri dishes for the coronavirus.”

Jumaane Williams, a Democratic councilman from Brooklyn, was elected NYC's public advocate after a free-for-all race with 17 candidates

Jumaane Williams, an accomplished councilman with a heart for the underdog, is the best choice for public advocate

Loading
Loading