Mayor Eric Adams officially named Republican former Staten Island Borough President Jimmy Oddo on Thursday as the city’s new buildings commissioner, while also removing the word “acting” from the title of new Social Services Commissioner Molly Wasow Park.
A dozen New Yorkers with disabilities have filed a federal lawsuit against the city, claiming that its Open Streets program violates the Americans With Disabilities Act, with the hope of scuttling the program.
New Yorkers driving to work through the Midtown Tunnel with obstructed and paper license plates, or those found to owe the city huge money in fines, found themselves trading in their vehicles for the shoelace express on Monday morning after being stopped by the New York City Sheriff’s Office.
With Mayor Eric Adams’ calls for the White House to assist the city with the migrant crisis falling on deaf ears, he declared on Wednesday that “the national government has turned its back on New York City.”
The city plans to reduce carbon emissions in its food purchases across government agencies by 33% by 2030, Mayor Eric Adams announced Monday, while releasing a report showing household food consumption makes up 20% of the Big Apple’s greenhouse gas emissions.
In a bid to protect some of the city’s oldest structures, Mayor Eric Adams on Friday unveiled a plan to bolster enforcement for buildings designated as historic landmarks that are at risk because of unknown structural flaws, neglectful owners or unauthorized contractor work.
The city has reached a tentative $5.5 billion contract agreement with the Police Benevolent Association (PBA), Mayor Eric Adams announced on Wednesday, marking the second major labor deal his administration has negotiated with the city’s public sector unions and the first with one of its uniformed unions.