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Mayor Eric Adams dines with the mayor of Jerusalem, Moshe Lion, on his first day of a three-day visit to Israel on Monday, August 21, 2023.

Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

Co-hosts Christina Greer and Katie Honan break down another jam-packed week in New York City, covering plans for migrant housing, questionable donors to Mayor Eric Adams’ 2021 campaign, and who holds down the city when the mayor, for a variety of possible reasons, cannot.

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The Adams administration killed the plan to create bus-only lanes along one of the city’s slowest mass-transit thoroughfares in the face of local business and political opposition.
The Campaign Finance Board flagged 600 donations suspected of having been gathered by undisclosed bundlers in potential violation of campaign finance rules. Several of the contributions figure in a recent indictment by the Manhattan DA.
Michael Mazzio, co-owner of Mike’s Heavy Duty Towing, was indicted on corruption and collusion charges in 2018, long before he was busted again for allegedly bribing mayoral adviser Eric Ulrich.
About 40% of the more than 113,000 migrants who have arrived in the five boroughs since last year hail from the South American country, per estimates from City Hall.