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Grandma interrupts dinner with Gov. Kathy Hochul: ‘Aren’t you the mayor?’

Setting the stories straight Last week, our gov and I had dinner. At Neary’s. On East 57th. Great Irish food. Been there probably since that country’s original potato famine. Some of its regulars stretch back to then. One sweet grandma hobbled close to our table. Stood nearby. A few feet away. Alone. Silent. Staring. Then, […]

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New York Mayor Leads Effort to Shut Down Illegal Cannabis Sales in City’s Neighborhoods

New York authorities have launched ‘Operation Padlock to Protect’ in a renewed effort to use ‘the full force of the law’ to shut down illegal cannabis shops and block their continued profileration. Yesterday, New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced the launch of a five-borough operation, putting into effect a raft of new enforcement powers […]

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NYC to roll out more migrant budget cuts as mayor vows to spare libraries

Metro By Craig McCarthy Published Jan. 16, 2024, 6:02 a.m. ET Mayor Eric Adams’ administration is set to unveil its latest round of migrant budget cuts Tuesday. G.N.Miller/NYPost Mayor Eric Adams’ administration is set to unveil its latest round of migrant belt-tightening on Tuesday — after rolling back several controversial budget cuts and promising the […]

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What’s behind Mayor Eric Adams’ reversal on some city budget cuts?

What’s behind Mayor Eric Adams’ reversal on some city budget cuts? – CBS New York Watch CBS News “Gothemist” reporter Elizabeth Kim and political strategist J.C. Polanco help sort out a busy start to 2024 for Mayor Eric Adams and Gov. Kathy Hochul. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live […]

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Mayor Eric Adams, Gov. Kathy Hochul partner to announce New York SWIMS initiatve

NEW YORK — Mayor Eric Adams and Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced plans to expand access to swimming, including the use of a newly designed floating swimming pool in city waters — something that’s been talked about for years. As one young swimmer from East Harlem noted, getting in the water serves many purposes. […]

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Mayor Eric Adams, Gov. Kathy Hochul deliver messages of hope and togetherness on Christmas

NEW YORK — New York’s political leaders spent Christmas reflecting on the challenges of the past year, while also spreading a message of hope.  As families in need came to the National Action Network for a warm Christmas meal and toys, Mayor Eric Adams said he was once one of those kids, going with his mom to […]

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Alabama

Governors react to violence in Israel | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

You’re reading Route Fifty’s State and Local Roundup. To get the week’s news to use from around the country, you can subscribe here to get this update in your inbox every Saturday. *** It’s Saturday, Oct. 21, and we’d like to welcome you to the weekly State and Local Roundup. There’s plenty to keep tabs on, with Massachusetts running out […]

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Mayor Eric Adams fires back at Gov. Kathy Hochul’s asylum seeker crisis criticisms

NEW YORK — The battle between Mayor Eric Adams and Gov. Kathy Hochul over the asylum seeker crisis has taken a new turn. The mayor insists many of the state’s assertions about his leadership are just plain wrong. Adams was careful not to call out Hochul, just her arguments. The letter sent by her attorney […]

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Watch Live: Mayor Eric Adams to hold public safety briefing with Gov. Kathy Hochul, Attorney General Letitia James

NEW YORK — Mayor Eric Adams is scheduled to hold a public safety related briefing this morning. The mayor will be joined by Gov. Kathy Hochul and New York Attorney General Letitia James. They are expected to speak at 10 a.m. from City Hall.  Watch their remarks streaming live on CBS News New York in the […]

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City Council

City Council caucus wants Hochul to re-open state psych centers | #citycouncil

A bipartisan City Council coalition is calling on Gov. Hochul to reopen many of the state’s shuttered psychiatric facilities to help Mayor Adams move forward with his sweeping mental health plan.  The pols seek to reopen shuttered buildings that include all or parts of Queens’ Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, Bayley Seton Hospital on Staten Island and […]

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