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Mayor Eric Adams, DSNY unveil official NYC Bin for trash pickup, announces new container rule for fall 2024

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — Mayor Eric Adams was joined by Department of Sanitation Commissioner Jessica Tisch on Monday morning to unveil New York City’s first official trash bin outside of Gracie Mansion. In addition to the new bins, officials announced that starting Nov. 12, landlords with residential buildings with one to nine units will […]

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Mayor Touts Budget Adoption, Addresses Concerns Over NYPD Transparency

The New York City Council voted to adopt the proposed budget by a 46-3 split. Mayor Eric Adams lauded the $112.4 billion budget which was approved by the New York City Council in a near-unanimous vote for fiscal year 2025 and also discussed NYPD misconduct at his weekly media press conference at City Hall on […]

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Mayor Adams says NYC is ‘ready’ for first heat wave of the season — as heat index expected to hit 99 degrees

Mayor Eric Adams said Monday that the Big Apple is ready for its first heat wave of the year — but reminded city dwellers to prepare for a string of steamy days that could push the heat index up to nearly 100 degrees. “A heat wave can be more than just uncomfortable,” Adams said at […]

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NYC Council considers shifting broker fees from landlords to tenants | #citycouncil

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — New York City Council appears poised to change the way landlords and tenants pay real estate broker fees, transferring the costs to the landlords, in what would be a major shift for the industry. A majority of council members appear to support the bill, which was being discussed at a […]

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Does Mayor Adams really control NYC public schools

Opinion editorial By Post Editorial Board Published May 4, 2024, 6:47 a.m. ET The Legislature’s latest fiddles to the mayoral-control law leaves Mayor Adams’ power over the city Department of Education hanging by a thread — and that was the intention. Combined with similar changes the same lawmakers made two years ago, it makes it […]

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Mayor Adams seeks to oust outspoken chairwoman of NYPD oversight board: sources

Mayor Eric Adams is trying to oust the interim chairwoman of the civilian oversight board tasked with investigating complaints against the NYPD, according to sources. Adams’ close advisor Philips Banks asked Arva Rice to resign from her position at the head of the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) sometime last week, sources with knowledge of […]

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Eric Adams retains control over NYC schools, after push from Hochul

Sign up for Chalkbeat New York’s free daily newsletter to keep up with NYC’s public schools. Mayor Eric Adams is set to retain control of the city’s school system for another two years, as part of a finalized budget deal between state lawmakers and Gov. Kathy Hochul. Under the deal, Albany officials will have a […]

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NYC Mayor Eric Adams blames recent shooting of NYPD officer and fatal East Harlem subway shove on recidivism

CITY HALL — The murder of an NYPD officer in Queens and unprovoked subway shove in East Harlem is once again raising questions about how soon repeat offenders are allowed back on the streets. Between the driver of the car Officer Jonathan Diller stopped in Far Rockaway on Monday and the passenger accused of fatally […]

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City Council asks highest court to allow non-citizens to vote | #citycouncil

The New York City Council asked the state’s highest court to strike down a pair of rulings in a move that would pave the way for noncitizen immigrants to vote in city elections. The controversial election change, passed by the City Council in late 2021 and signed into law by then-Mayor Bill de Blasio, would […]

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Mayor Eric Adams: There’s No Stopping New York City

Mayor Eric Adams unveiled his tailored blueprint for the working-class residents of New York City at the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture at Hostos Community College in the Bronx. Having assumed office two years ago, Adams has been focused on enhancing public safety, revitalizing the city’s economy, and fostering a more sustainable urban […]

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