Of the thousands of people who’ve passed through an East Village “reticketing site” City Hall opened a month ago to encourage migrants to move somewhere else, just 10% have accepted tickets elsewhere, according to internal data obtained by THE CITY. Of 5,560 people who’ve gone to the reticketing site, just 570 have taken free plane […]
Mayor Eric Adams says a “crisis” confronts the city and its budget, and laid out painful cuts that hit libraries, sanitation, education and more. But what does a fiscal crisis mean, and what’s the context behind the numbers? Here are three important things to know to understand about the financial situation. Let’s define the word […]
Shortly after news broke that the FBI had raided the home of Brianna Suggs, a chief fundraiser for Mayor Eric Adams, Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn jumped to the mayor’s defense. The longtime Adams supporter questioned whether he’d been unfairly targeted because of his race. “I’m concerned about whether these investigations are just targeting him because […]
Just days before a federal judge begins to hear arguments in favor of appointing a third party to run the beleaguered city jail system, the head of the Department of Correction is leaving to take a position in City Hall. Commissioner Louis Molina will step down from his role in charge of Rikers Island and […]
Mayor Eric Adams is using artificial intelligence to turn himself into a polyglot: sending out robocalls with his voice to New Yorkers in a slew of languages he does not speak — and spooking out ethics and privacy advocates. The mayor mentioned his multilingual calls at a press conference Monday announcing the new “MyCity Chatbot,” […]
Parents, public officials and climate advocates all say the mayor and his team were ill-prepared for the effects of a storm that was on the radar days before.
Mayor’s office requests 15 staffers from the city’s public-help unit to assist him at face-to-face work events and ply partygoers with policy positions.
Prohibited donations from business associates and dozens of missing refund check copies spurred scrutiny of the mayor’s inauguration.
Eric Adams has already presided over three weddings at his official residence, saying he wants the ‘people’s house’ to be open to New Yorkers.
The financial plan released Thursday sets up a monthslong process of negotiation and hearings within the City Council.