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Adams’ gun violence plan targets bail reform

Mayor Eric Adams unveiled a plan that includes calling for changes to state bail law and launching a new version of anti-crime unit.

Technology

What you need to know about Eric Adams and cryptocurrency

The new mayor is converting his first paycheck into Bitcoin and Ethereum in a bid to make New York City a cryptocurrency capital.

New York City

What was behind Eric Adams’ first veto?

How the mayor took stiffer fines for violating zoning regulations on joint-living-work-quarters for artists off the table

Technology

Adams orders consolidation of city tech agencies under one authority

Reorganization seems to answer the calls of civic technologists looking for more efficiency.

New York City

What’s next for Bill de Blasio?

It’s pretty much time that the former New York City mayor update his LinkedIn page.

Budget

What does Hochul’s budget do for New York City?

The governor’s first proposed budget would extend mayoral control of New York City schools for four years.

Transportation

FAQ on the MTA’s $6 billion federal grant

The payout is being called the “largest federal grant in transit history.”

Education

Eric Adams clarifies stance on remote learning

The mayor said the city will keep schools open, a day after suggesting he was warming to a remote learning option.

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Urgency to improve Rikers conditions grows as inmate hunger strike enters Day 6

Advocates on Thursday demanded Mayor Eric Adams step in to improve conditions at a rally outside the jail complex.

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Adams’ real estate ties called into question after Bronx fire

The mayor’s relationship to the burned building’s landlord, along with his ‘close the door’ directive in the wake of the tragedy, are raising eyebrows.

New York City

De-De-Blasifying the city’s highways

DOT says signs with former Mayor Bill de Blasio’s name will be changed by the end of the month – a lot longer than it took to change signage when Kathy Hochul became governor.

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Eric Adams’ transition committee has brought in nearly $2 million

The mayor has until April 30 to spend it on an inauguration ceremony – or give the money back.

New York City

What does the female City Council majority want to do for women?

The New York City Council’s first female majority wants to bring more attention to issues including maternal health and family care.

New York City

COIB let other mayors hire family members. Will it give Eric Adams permission?

Previous waivers grant some insight, but there could be a key difference with Bernard Adams, if he’s getting paid.

New York City

Assembly Member Diana Richardson named Brooklyn deputy borough president

Borough President Antonio Reynoso chose a fellow progressive, which will create an open legislative seat.