RAFAEL IN THE NEWS

 

Councilman proposes mental health help for kids visiting family at Rikers - Child separation in NYC - DAILY NEWS

The Scourge of Plastic Straws Espinal introduces bill banning plastic straws from NYC eateries - NYTIMES

Your Right to Disconnect Bill Would Make It Illegal for Your Boss to Make You Check Email After Work - GIZMODO

Espinal makes history by Repealing 91 year old No dancing, Cabaret law - NYTIMES

Espinal Creates an Office of Nightlife and "Night Mayor" to help struggling music venues & bars - TIME OUT NY

How the L train shutdown is a perfect opportunity for the MTA to go electric on our streets - VICE IMPACT

Politician Wants To Create A ‘Craigslist’ For Leftover Food - Feed hungry and reduce food waste - HUFFINGTON POST

Act Local, Think Global - Rafael's Op-Ed written for VICE IMPACT on how you can create change in your city

Putting the brakes on gentrification and Doing Right By My Constituents by fighting for and securing affordable housing, jobs, and comprehensive neighborhood investments in East New York - NEW YORK TIMES

ESPINAL SEEKS JOBS PLAN IN EAST NEW YORK REZONING

It’s official: Brooklyn is the most expensive place to live in the country.

Espinal secured $17.45 million dollars to improve  neighborhood schools

Bringing the community together to discuss first ever multipurpose community center in ENY  

Can Municipal Government Prevent Cancer? Espinal's fight against Ovarian Cancer

Fighting to protect job safety and security for nail salon workers while protecting the health of consumers