Tag: opinion

Op-Ed | Jobs NYC: Connecting more New Yorkers to good-paying jobs

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Apr. 2, 2024 By Mayor Eric Adams Since day one, this administration has had a clear mission: protect public safety, rebuild our economy, and make our city more livable for everyday New Yorkers. Every day, we are delivering on that vision. We have recovered all of the private-sector jobs lost during the pandemic, one year…
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Op-Ed | Yes to housing in God’s backyard

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Mar. 26, 2024 By Mayor Eric Adams When we came into office, we had a clear mission: protect public safety, rebuild our economy as quickly as possible, and make our city more livable for everyday New Yorkers. The key to livability is affordable housing. It is the bedrock on which New Yorkers can build a…
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Op-Ed | Giving a raise for New York City’s human services workers

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Mar. 20, 2024 By Mayor Eric Adams When I was a child, my family lived on the edge of homelessness. My five siblings and I would go to school with black trash bags full of our clothes in case we were evicted from our apartment. I am mayor of the City of New York today…
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Op-Ed | Building a city of opportunity

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Mar. 12, 2024 By Mayor Eric Adams As I often say, we live in a city of 8.3 million people — and 35 million opinions. But one thing all New Yorkers can agree on is that people come to our city to make it.  They come here to work, build lives, and fulfill the American…
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Op-Ed | Building a legal, equitable cannabis industry that works for us all

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Mar. 5, 2024 By amNewYork

When we came to office two years ago, we had a clear vision: protect public safety, revitalize the economy, and make this city more livable for hardworking New Yorkers. And building a legal, equitable cannabis industry is part of every part of that vision.

Op-Ed: The New York Privacy Act would put the squeeze on my smoothie shop

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Feb. 28, 2024 By Dawn Kelly One day in 2015, my corporate job was eliminated. I’d worked hard for over 30 years, and suddenly I didn’t know where my next paycheck would come from or what I should do with myself. It was a painful time, and I felt really down–but I decided I’d lift…
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Op-Ed | What we need from Albany

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Feb. 20, 2024 By amNewYork New York City is all about what is possible. It’s a place where you can start a business, raise a family, and make a difference. Our administration came into office with the aim of keeping that American Dream alive by protecting public safety, rebuilding our economy, and making our city more livable for everyday New Yorkers. I went to our state capital last week with the goal of furthering that vision. We laid out an agenda to advance working-class families by extending mayoral accountability of our public schools for four years, granting the city the…
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Op-Ed | Getting every single trash bag off our streets

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Feb. 6, 2024 By Mayor Eric Adams

New Yorkers deserve clean streets, free of smelly trash bags and rats. That’s why we are taking the next leap forward in the Trash Revolution — our initiative to reimagine trash collection and remove every single trash bag from New York City’s streets.