• Safeguarding Consumers

    As Chair of the Consumer Affairs Committee, Dan has authored legislation to shield consumers from deceptive or illegal practices. 

  • Supporting Small Businesses

    Dan has advocated for local businsesses-- launching the "Shop 2nd Avenue" campaign to support businesses impacted by the Second Avenue Subway construction and negotiating for reimbursement of power costs for businesses impacted by the 2007 steam pipe explosion. 


    As Manhattan Delegation Co-Chair and member of the Council's Budget Negotiating team, Dan has been a clear and consistent voice for responsible budgeting.  He advocated saving money during surplus years and supported transparency reforms to the Council's budget process. 

  • Protecting Tenants And The Middle Class

    Dan spearheaded a multi-billion dollar bid to purchase Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village on behalf of tenants to preserve affordability for middle-class residents.  He then authored the landmark Tenant Protection Act to give tenants a right to sue for harassment. 

Latest News

Mar 25, 2014

The proposal should be for a vibrant 21st Century business district, and not an isolated set of new skyscrapers, disconnected to the world around them. That means we need to consider the appropriate density and urban design for the entire district, and to provide that future development improve pedestrian and transit circulation, open space, and access to daylight. We also need to be mindful of the historic fabric of midtown and consider which important buildings should be preserved.

Feb 03, 2014

“We’ve set the standard for independent expenditures in New York City, and communications from candidates should be no different,” Mr. Garodnick said in an interview. “There should be no mystery about the source of political communications.”

Jan 22, 2014

Garodnick said that making improvements in the city’s transportation systems was a top priority of his constituents, along with ensuring good public schools, keeping housing affordable and maintaining the low levels of crime the Upper East Side currently experiences.

Jan 06, 2014

The next speaker will be judged by her or his independence and ability to reform Council rules to introduce transparency and accountability. Council members should consider the reputation and legislative record offered by Mr. Garodnick, who seems the better choice.

Jan 05, 2014

In eight years on the City Council, Daniel R. Garodnick has pushed for police reform, rallied with labor leaders in support of paid sick days and fought to preserve middle-class housing in his district.


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