Ask the experts: Are the Adams administration’s budget cuts necessary?

Experts weigh in on the state of the city’s financial crisis and explore how the city should be dealing with it.


Hochul announces attempt to address hate online amid rise in antisemitism and Islamophobia

The governor said she would put more resources toward social media surveillance on college campuses and pressure social media companies to curb hateful rhetoric.

New York City


A timeline on the closure of Rikers Island

U.S. Attorney Damian Williams has moved to strip the city of control over the jail complex.


Thousands more vacant positions eliminated in latest New York City budget cuts

“Without the significant and timely support we need from Washington, D.C., today’s budget will be only the beginning,” Mayor Eric Adams said of a plan that cuts 2,100 vacancies.

Energy & Environment

After years of pushing, the Clean Slate Act becomes law

Business leaders, union organizers and law enforcement all attended the bill signing in Brooklyn.

Economic Development

NYC must create new industrial development plan under council bill

The Adams administration is already looking at revamping outdated industrial zoning through its City of Yes zoning text amendment.

Interviews & Profiles

‘Of course’ NYC schools Chancellor David Banks is concerned about the challenge of educating asylum-seeking children

The chancellor also brushed aside censorship concerns about recent guidance sent to teachers in advance of a walkout in support of Gaza, saying “we’re not trying to silence anybody.”


At Somos, New York City leaders brace for budget cuts

Eric Adams claimed he stayed home from Somos because of the city’s budget crisis. Some down in Puerto Rico are bracing for – and planning how to combat – coming budget cuts.

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Heard at Somos: Clean Slate signing expected soon

Bill sponsor state Sen. Zellnor Myrie says he has been in conversation with the second floor.


New York has yet to realize measurable savings from parole reform. Could that change?

A new report asked New Yorkers how they would spend money saved through state parole reform. But the state hasn’t saved as much as expected in the two years since changing its parole policy to reincarcerate fewer people.

New York City

DiNapoli keeps an eye on NYC agency performance with new data tracker

Watchdogs rejoice: The new tool aims to bring more transparency to city agencies’ performance.


Adult changing facilities are focus of bill introduced by Harckham and Rolison

The Democratic and Republican state senators are backing the “Traveling with Dignity Act” for people with disabilities.


Tech start-up incubator heralded as sign of things to come

New York City Mayor Eric Adams called the new Civic Hall in Manhattan’s Union Square, a “laboratory for the entire country."