• 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

Feb 10, 2016

City Councilman Dan Garodnick, who is term-limited out of the council in 2017, has raised a considerable campaign war chest split among three different accounts for a potential statewide run.

Sep 24, 2014

A central player in the process to develop a thorough proposal is City Council Member Dan Garodnick, who, along with Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, was tapped in May to head the Midtown East Steering Committee.

Aug 26, 2014

"He certainly has become a conscientious voice of reason in the New York City Council and certainly someone who I think a lot of us respect, even if we don't always agree with him," [Councilman David] Greenfield said.

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.

Nov 18, 2013

As thefts of Apple products rise in New York, the NYPD and the City Council are thinking differently to curb the surge.

Nov 12, 2013

“A good idea alone is not enough to justify action today,” the Council speaker, Christine C. Quinn, and Councilman Daniel R. Garodnick, who represents the area, said in a statement. “After extensive negotiations, we have been unable to reach agreement on a number of issues in the proposed plan.”



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