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New York City

Who’s who in Eric Adams’ administration

Here’s who the new mayor is appointing jobs to in City Hall.

affordable housing

Adams offers comprehensive affordable housing plan

The New York City mayor’s approach includes solutions for homelessness, promotes home ownership and improves support for NYCHA, but is short on metrics and numerical goals.

New York City

Federal takeover of Rikers Island is off the table, for now, judge says

Southern District Judge Laura Taylor Swain approved the city’s plan to reform Rikers in an order filed Tuesday.

Policy

Adrienne Adams’ City Council passes its first budget

The $101.1 billion spending plan was approved late at night, with some opposition – and possible retribution.

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Dispute over hiring wardens outside of NYC Department of Correction threatens city’s control over Rikers

The federal monitor appointed to oversee management of the city’s troubled jail complex said the city is unwilling to agree to alternatives to recruiting from within.

Heard Around Town

Punishment? Council members didn’t get credit for additional discretionary funds in NYC budget

Seven members had their names pulled from a $41.6 million pot Speaker Adrienne Adams has for pet projects.

Eric Adams

New York’s Black leaders on Eric Adams’ first five months

We solicited takes on the mayor who tops our Power of Diversity: Black 100 list.

New York City

New York City’s FY 2023 budget by the numbers

Council Speaker Adrienne Adams and Mayor Eric Adams announced the early deal on Friday.

New York City

Mayor Eric Adams and City Council strike $101 billion budget deal

Citing funding for some of the City Council’s priorities, Speaker Adrienne Adams called the deal an “unprecedented outcome”

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Interviews & Profiles

Eric Adams wants NYC to be a 'city of yes.' Dan Garodnick has to figure that out.

The City Planning Commission chair talked with City & State about One45 in Harlem, NIMBYism and member deference.

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Republican lawsuit against noncitizen voting law begins

The case will likely hinge on whether the guarantee of the right to vote to citizens is viewed as a floor or a ceiling.

New York City

Poll: New Yorkers want metal detectors, more cops on subways as concerns about crime remain high

Though the city maintains historically low crime rates, 70% of respondents said they feel less safe than they did before the pandemic, with a majority fearing hate crimes.

Personality

A new group to help Times Square emerge from COVID-19 pandemic

A Q&A with Times Square Alliance President Tom Harris about the Midtown BID Coalition and what’s being done to connect homeless people with services.

New York City

NYC to Albany: We’re ready for 24/7 speed cameras

The City Council reached a deal with state lawmakers, marking a minor victory for Mayor Eric Adams.

Politics

The race for New York’s 10th Congressional District begins

Six top candidates met in person for the first forum in the Empire State’s hottest race.