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Coronavirus

Booster shot uptake lags amid COVID-19 wave

In New York City and beyond, booster shot rates are still a fraction of the vaccination rate.

Housing

City Council to push for more affordable housing investment in budget negotiations

Council members and advocates said an extra $5 billion over 10 years won’t be enough to address a housing affordability crisis.

Heard Around Town

One45 Developer adds more affordable housing, ahead of Council vote

The Harlem project looks to negotiate with the council, despite opposition from the local member.

Criminal justice

Death of Rikers inmate comes as Adams faces growing concern over jail plan

The New York City mayor was criticized on Friday for visiting the jail without meeting inmates. A day later, one died.

Interviews & Profiles

Serving as NYC’s doctor while meeting Eric Adams’ expectations

Ashwin Vasan walks a fine line between sound public health policy and “getting stuff done.”

Housing

What you need to know about rent hikes in New York City

Rent stabilized tenants could face up to 4% and 6% increases. Tenant advocates say those hikes are enough to devastate renters.

New York City

What New York City Mayor Eric Adams missed while on his extended trip to Los Angeles

The mayor had a packed day of press events that were abruptly canceled on Thursday morning after his flight out of LAX was delayed.

New York City

NYC voters unimpressed by Eric Adams’ handling of crime: poll

The mayor’s approval rating on crime declined from 49% in February to 37% by the end of April.

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Wanting to be a deputy mayor, Peter Koo ends up a senior advisor

New York City Mayor Eric Adams gave former Council Member Peter Koo a job in his administration, just as he’s done for others who endorsed his campaign.

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Who’s who in Eric Adams’ administration

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

Personality

City & State’s long shot suggestions for New York City casinos

A board will eventually decide where to place three downstate gambling sites, but we’re not waiting for them.

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City Council passes revised pay transparency bill in response to business leaders’ lobbying

The amended legislation delayed the implementation of a law designed to tackle pay inequity but kept its major provisions intact.

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Eric Adams’ new budget proposal, by the numbers

The mayor’s updated plan comes with a slightly larger price tag and some concessions to the City Council.