New York City

Politics

Eric Adams defends DSS head Gary Jenkins after report he withheld asylum seeker violations

The Department of Investigation has reportedly opened a probe into allegations that the Department of Social Services orchestrated a cover-up of illegal shelter conditions.

New York City

Policy

Proposed Midtown shelter for asylum-seekers raises concerns about safety, size

The Adams administration is eyeing the Row Hotel on 8th Avenue as a possible site to house migrants, sources said.

News & Politics

Policy

Migrant families are being separated when entering NYC shelter system: Advocates

Some asylum seekers who do not have documentation to prove they are related have opted to sleep on the street rather than be housed in different shelters.

Policy

Eric Adams debuts his first curbside composting initiative

The Queens-based initiative comes after years of fits and starts with other composting pilot programs.

New York State

Policy

Texas Gov. Abbott escalates feud with Eric Adams by ‘shamelessly’ sending migrant buses to NYC

The move follows Adams’ refusal earlier in the week to accept Abbott’s invitation to visit the Texas border towns where migrants are crossing into the U.S.

2022 congressional primaries

Politics

Ethics complaint filed against Sean Patrick Maloney over allegations of staff misuse

The complaint asks the Office of Congressional Ethics to probe claims that Maloney had a staffer perform personal services for him and his family.

New York State

Policy

In a battle of the data, Eric Adams digs in on claims about bail failures, despite pushback

Adams on Wednesday debuted a trove of statistics he said support his push to tighten bail laws. As Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie noted, the numbers lacked context.

New York State

Politics

Lee Zeldin has shied away from his anti-abortion stance – but will it sway voters?

According to a new poll released Tuesday, 68% of likely New York voters said they oppose the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade.

New York State

Policy

New York City declares state of emergency over monkeypox – what it means

The declaration is largely intended to send a message to the federal government to release additional vaccines more quickly, officials said.

New York City

Policy

As New York City seeks contractors to aid asylum seekers, advocates decry continued mismanagement at shelters

The intake center is short of Spanish-speaking staff and some families are being shuffled between shelters and hotels, Legal Aid said Monday.

2022 congressional primaries

Politics

In race for 23rd District, Nick Langworthy’s career – and the GOP’s brand – is at stake

The Republican congressional primary for the upstate district has pitted two candidates with similar ideologies and very different styles against each other.

Politics

Politics

No IDC NY to back Gustavo Rivera in state Senate District 33

The coalition said it would not support Miguelina Camilo because of her donations to ex-IDC member Marisol Alcantara.

New York City

Politics

In stunning admission, NYC officials say they left migrant families stranded without shelter

The admission came after days of criticism over the city’s handling of asylum seekers – and Mayor Eric Adams’ narrative surrounding the issue.

New York State

Politics

DNC 2024 bid could be the ultimate test of Eric Adams’ quest to become the ‘new face of the Democratic Party’

The New York City mayor and Gov. Kathy Hochul courted Democratic National Committee officials on Thursday, casting the Big Apple as the country’s best representation of the Party.

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