Victory Against NYU 2031
Jan 7, 2014
Yesterday's court ruling denying NYU the use of parkland for private development is as important as it is exciting. I am thrilled by this great victory for the community and NYU faculty who joined in this effort. The Court's rejection of this attempt...
Resisting Illegal Hotels
Dec 6, 2013
Many of you may not know this, but I am a huge football fan. While the Giants haven't been doing well this year, I am excited that the next Super Bowl will be hosted in the Giants home stadium in the Meadowlands. While this is cause for celebration, it...
Understanding the Constitutional Amendments on the November 5th Ballot
Oct 30, 2013
By law, I am precluded from any endorsement of an electoral nature when using state resources. However, I am permitted to inform the public and I believe it's important to remind everyone that there will be six constitutional proposals that will appear...
Supreme Court Finds DOMA Unconstitutional
Jun 26, 2013
I am elated that the Supreme Court ruling in United States vs. Windsor found in favor of Edie Windsor, and overturned key parts of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) increasing Federal benefits to married same-sex couples. Edie Windsor is an incredibly...
Assemblymember Glick Hails Legislation on Hudson River Park
Jun 20, 2013
Albany, NY Today, Assemblymember Deborah Glick, announced the passage of A8031, legislation that will encourage the long term success of the Hudson River Park. This legislation ensures inappropriate private development will not take place in the...
Glick Announces Speed Camera Passes the Assembly
Jun 18, 2013
Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, 66th Assembly district, announced the passage of her bill, A.4327/S.4459, the Speed Camera bill. Passage of this bill means that we have an extra tool to protect children walking to and from school. This program...
Assemblymember Glick Leads the Way on Banning Feral Pigs in New York State
Jun 8, 2013
Assemblymember Glick proudly announces the passage of her bill A3767-A, legislation that would prohibit the possession, sale, trade and transportation of Eurasian boar, commonly known as feral pigs. These animals are an invasive species that have already...
Villager Announces Its Opposition to Residential Development at Pier 40
Mar 13, 2013
I want to thank everyone who had an opportunity to attend the forum on the future Pier 40 hosted by Community Board 2 last week. It was a very well attended event and featured a lively exchange of ideas.
Today, I would like to bring your attention...
Community Board 2 Forum on Pier 40
Feb 13, 2013
I want to alert you to an important forum being held by Community Board 2 about the future of Pier 40 on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 6:30PM at Saatchi and Saatchi, located on 375 Hudson Street.
The ongoing struggle for our park-starved Westside...
A Step by Step Process for All Residents and Businesses Affected by the Storm
Nov 5, 2012
The very first step is to register with FEMA.
1 800 621-3362 or < a href="http://www.disasterassistance.gov" target="blank">www.disasterassistance.gov
For Hearing Impaired TTY 1-800-462-7585
If you have personal...
Hitting the Reset Button on Pier 40
Oct 10, 2012
The Hudson River Park Trust, the appointed body responsible for overseeing the Hudson River Park, has repeatedly looked for the financial silver bullet to produce the revenue-and more-that Pier 40 has generated over the past dozen years. Unfortunately,...
Opposition Grows to Residential Housing on Pier 40
Sep 6, 2012
Our fight to ensure that the Hudson River Park remains free of residential development has taken another step forward with the release of this week's Villager newspaper. Please read the article entitled, "It's mutiny on the waterfront as Durst pitches...
NYC Council to Greenwich Village: DROP DEAD
Jul 25, 2012
Assemblymember Deborah Glick voiced profound disappointment at the New York City Council's decision to wholeheartedly approve NYU's 2031 Plan with only minor modifications.
"N.Y.U.'s 2031 Plan threatens the character of the Village as we know it,...
Opposing Inappropriate Expansion of Chelsea Market
Jun 4, 2012
The public hearing before the City Planning Commission regarding Jamestown Property's ULURP application to rezone Chelsea Market has been scheduled for next Wednesday, July 25th at 10:00 am. Details on the hearing can be found here. Today, the Borough...
Celebrating Tom Duane
Jun 4, 2012
The New York State Senate will be losing a progressive icon as Senator Tom Duane announced his retirement. I have known Senator Duane for more than 25 years, as a friend and colleague, and I have been consistently amazed by his dedication to the community...
Assemblymember Glick Announces Passed Budget
May 30, 2012
If you are planning on doing any clothing shopping, now is a great time! As the freshly passed State budget takes effect Sunday, April 1st, with it comes an increase on the state sales tax exemption on clothing and footwear. Now all clothing and footwear...
Public Hearing on Illegal Hotels
Apr 30, 2012
Illegal Hotels continue to threaten rent regulated tenants and affordable housing and this Friday, April 27th the New York State Assembly is holding a hearing on the issue.
Although the existing legislation regarding illegal hotels isn't strong enough...
Rally to Save Greenwich Village from NYU Overdevelopment
Jan 20, 2012
Please join me, Community Board 2, and CAAN as we rally on February 11th to protect our Village Community and send a message that continued mega development is out of place in the historic confines of Greenwich Village.
While NYU has been an important...
New School to be Built at 75 Morton Street
Jan 20, 2012
After four long years of meetings and conversations I am thrilled that we finally have an opportunity to see 75 Morton Street become a school. In a deal, not yet finalized, 75 Morton Street is on its way to becoming a New York City Department of Education...
Assemblymember Glick Announces Traffic Controls
Nov 20, 2011
After years of working with the community, I am thrilled that the New York City Department of Transportation has announced that they will be installing additional traffic control signals at the intersection of Bleecker and Grove Streets. This is a huge...