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Melissa Mark Viverito

  1. menstrual utopia
    NYC Will Provide Tampons in Schools, SheltersIt’s the first city in the country to pass “menstrual equity” legislation.
  2. new york city council
    Enjoy Your Free Plastic Bags While You Can, New YorkersCity Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has backed a bill that would slap a five-cent surcharge on each one.
  3. menstrual utopia
    Bill Calls for Free Tampons in Schools, SheltersThe city should budget for feminine hygiene products just like toilet paper, proponents say.
  4. new york's finest
    Police Union Encourages Cops to Ban de Blasio From Their Funerals The PBA is also asking Council Speaker Melissa ​Mark-​Viverito not to attend ceremonies for officers killed on the job.
  5. ferguson
    NYC Councilmembers Walk Out to Protest Ferguson DecisionAfter fatal NYPD shooting earlier this week.
  6. identity politics
    It’s About to Get Easier to Update the Sex on Your Birth CertificateA move toward more rights for transgender New Yorkers.
  7. all adventurous women do
    Like Half of Us, NYC Council Speaker Has HPVShe encouraged women not to skip gynecological exams.
  8. equal rites
    City Council Won’t March in St. Patrick’s Day Parade EitherAlong with the mayor.
  9. new york city council
    Melissa Mark-Viverito Is Your Next City Council SpeakerAs was expected.
  10. curses
    De Blasio’s City Council Speaker Pick Accused of Hexing Rival With a giant rooster mural.
  11. Melissa Mark-Viverito’s Long-Shot Bet on Bill de Blasio Pays OffHow she became the new City Council speaker.