Eric Adams

With bills to set emergency protocols and clear public information, Councilmember Lincoln Restler offers a playbook for the next time an orange haze engulfs the city.
Under the new rule, the Department of Social Services would adjust the CityFHEPS rate to fair market rent in counties outside of the city, while also requiring a physical or virtual inspection of the units.
An Adams campaign fundraiser under prosecution for allegedly bribing a top city official pushed City Hall to eliminate a competitor — even after a judge ruled removal “too harsh.”
Public housing’s eye-popping $78 billion physical needs assessment came under fire at a City Council hearing Friday, as critics say NYCHA uses the estimate to justify delays.
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.
Backlash to the International Cricket Council’s plan to put up a “temporary” 34,000 seat stadium in Van Cortlandt Park began as soon as THE CITY first reported on it.
Only 600 people a day can be served by ICE at 26 Federal Plaza — leaving even those who have appointments and looming asylum deadlines locked out and at risk.
Adults who reapply for shelter will have just 30 days, and families with children may be given their own deadline for the first time.
The buildings commissioner took nine months to submit financial and ethics disclosure forms and his review was still underway when he resigned. He’s since been indicted on multiple bribery charges.
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Students in 133 schools that serve about 63,000 students were given secondary screeners during the last school year that identify students who are at risk of dyslexia or other reading challenges. The effort, while relatively small, is set to be expanded.
Adams appointee Eric Ulrich pocketed $150,000 from associates seeking city actions, Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg charged.
Developer Mark Caller, who is expected to face charges of providing a bargain-rate apartment to the mayor’s former buildings commissioner, raised nearly $50,000 for the Adams campaign.
The Biden administration has begun using a pathway called humanitarian parole to sidestep the asylum wait period. But steep fees, backlogs and political opposition could undercut the maneuver.
Advocates say that in recent weeks police have targeted migrant shelters and confiscated dozens of mopeds parked outside.
The switch to a privatized plan would save the city $600 million a year, but retirees say it’s not what was promised to them.
City officials have been begging for a ‘statewide decompression’ strategy for months, but the governor rebuffed it Thursday.