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NY: Mayor Adams Announces Federal Lawsuit Against Online Ghost Gun Retailers Following Undercover Investigation
On June 29, New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Corporation Counsel Sylvia Hinds-Radix announced a lawsuit against five online retailers that they allege continue to illegally sell and deliver gun components...
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Health Care Workers in New York Add Virtual Reality to Their Arsenal of Training Tools
On June 16, New York City Health + Hospitals announced via a press release that new virtual reality (VR) technology will be added to its obstetrics simulation training.  The technology, co-developed with Health Scholars, will...
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NY: Mayor Adams Announces Plans to ‘Immediately’ Improve City’s Transit System
On June 16, New York City Mayor Eric Adams in conjunction with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced via a press release a new collaborative effort to improve transit service for New Yorkers promising to...
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NY: Mayor Adams Announces Plan to Tackle Growing Housing Crisis, But Funding Falls Short of What Was Promised
On June 14, New York City Mayor Eric Adams, during a rooftop press conference in Brooklyn, announced his administration's plan to tackle New York’s housing crisis, promising to boost development of affordable apartments, improve public...
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NY: Citing Increased Gun Violence, Mayor Adams Urges Congress to Crack Down on Guns
On June 8, New York City Mayor Eric Adams testified before the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee and insisted that it was “time to decide if we are going to be a nation of...
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Following Numerous Gang-Related Shootings, Bronx DA Calls on Local Rappers to Stop Encouraging the Violence
Following the arrests of 22 men and a 17-year-old on May 24 for allegedly committing six shootings and “wildly” shooting at rival gang members during a Bronx turf war, Bronx District Attorney, Darcel Clark, is...
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NY: Mayor Adams, Gov. Hochul Unveil New Panel to Address Economic Challenges in a Post-COVID World
On Tuesday, May 24, New York City Mayor, Eric Adams and Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that two civic leaders will head a new commission to economically navigate the Big Apple and the state through a...
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NYC’s New Sanitation Commissioner Promises Clean Streets, New Containerization Program
On May 4, the Mayor’s Office of Ethnic & Community Media in collaboration with the newly appointed Department of Sanitation Commissioner, Jessica Tisch, held an ethnic media roundtable at Tribeca’s Sanitation Garage where it was...
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NYC: Inflation Threatens to Upend Eric Adams’ Near $100-Billion City Budget
New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ fiscal 2023 budget proposal, which was unveiled on April 26 at his first ever State of the City address, and was subsequently amended to include over $1 billion more...
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NYC Mayor Eric Adams Announces Metal Detectors for Metro in the Wake of Recent Violence
In the shadow of a mass shooting that saw 13 people injured and 10 shot, five critically, on board a Manhattan-bound N train in Sunset Park, New York City Mayor Eric Adams said that he...
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Majority of New Yorkers Want to Live Somewhere Else, Survey Reveals
A survey, released on April 6, by Fontas Advisors/Core Decision Analytics has revealed that a majority of New Yorkers, don’t want to be New Yorkers. When New Yorkers were asked if they agreed with the...
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NYC Mayor Eric Adams Defends Crackdown on Hundreds of Homeless Encampments
On Tuesday, March 30, New York Mayor Eric Adams defended his decision to crackdown and clear out homeless encampments in the city, as a task force set up to address the encampments reported that 239...