Ben Kallos

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Council Member representing Manhattan's District 5 -- East Side and Roosevelt Island. You can use Instagram for assistance if you need it.

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Confession time. I #LOVE cats and I am not the only one in the @nyccouncil who does. #CatCouncil
Lunch with United States Supreme Court Justice and newly awarded @huntercollege Doctor Elena Kagan. Interesting to learn why it's become such a "hot bench."
This is ground control to Major Tom by David Bowie cover by Smashing Pumpkins
Fighting for NY's Healthcare led by @nygovcuomo @ltgovhochulny @1199seiu with support of @repmaloney @repadrianoespaillat @galeabrewer and many more
New Yorkers want as many options as they can have to get where they are going. No one has ever asked me to ban or even cap @uber. 
What do you think? 
Read my position in the @nytimes at

@uber @lyft @ridewithvia #scientificmethod #evidencedbased #dontstrandnyc
Amazing to see artists pushing the boundaries at @Chashama's annual #ChashamaGala lead by #AnitaDurst with Tony Bechara posing in front of #TonyBechara, The Fantasically Illustrious @MuffinHeadNYC and @KristinSimmonsArt reading Emily Post's #Ettiquette surrounded by medications #IfOnlyHappinessCameInAPill. #LaterGram #ChashamaGala2018
#JazzBand at @bronx_science plays with some help from alums and their kids.
New York Politics at Bronx Science
Kicking off #WearOrange Weekend with @MomsDemand & @Everytown to bring attention to gun violence. We need comprehensive gun reform in America. Find a #wearorange event this week and help bring attention to this issue.
Bake sale on the block till 630pm at 91st and 3rd with @julian_canada
Registering to vote just got a lot easier!  Online voter registration is now law in #nyc 📋📲Thank you @nycmayor for the support and moving forward to make voting easier for New Yorkers.
Big day on @rooseveltisland yesterday! I am so excited about the economic and educational progress this island is making. Looking forward to the developments yet to come!