Weekly News Roundup – September 11, 2020

September 11th, 2020

NY Infection Rate Stays Below 1% for 30 Days Despite College Town Outbreak - NBC NY

Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia Resigns To Contemplate Mayoral Bid - Gothamist

Where De Blasio's Push to Borrow Billions Stands - Gotham Gazette

Tax the Ultrarich? Cuomo Resists, Even With a $14 Billion Budget Gap - NY Times

Cited for ventilation problems, these 21 NYC schools will remain closed — for now - Chalkbeat

City Board Of Elections Launches Tracking System So Absentee Ballots Don't Get Lost In The Void - Gothamist

De Blasio recedes from development agenda as pandemic response consumes City Hall - Politico

City lags on promised child care plan - Politico

With mixed emotions, NYC teachers return to classrooms frozen in time - Chalkbeat

NYC’s Grab-and-Go Meal Program Headed for an After-School Schedule - The City

NYC bus ridership drops 22% after MTA ends free rides - Daily News

Is It Really Layoffs or Loans? De Blasio's Other Options to Find $1 Billion - Gotham Gazette

N.Y.C. to Allow Indoor Dining, in Milestone on Recovery From Pandemic - NY Times

New York City Subway and Bus Riders Face $50 Fine for Not Wearing a Mask - WSJ

150 Big Businesses Warn Mayor of ‘Widespread Anxiety’ Over N.Y.C.’s Future - NY Times

De Blasio splits with Cuomo, wants stricter standards for indoor NYC dining - Politico

No Placards Revoked Yet as de Blasio Takes Gas Out of City Employee Parking Crackdown - The City

NY gets 221,000 online applications for absentee ballots — in one week - Newsday

As City Reopens, De Blasio’s ‘Better Buses’ Plan Stuck in Traffic - Gotham Gazette

Weekend Shopping Event Aims To Revive Madison Avenue - Patch

Covid-19 Live Updates: Republicans’ Scaled-Back Stimulus Bill Fails in Senate - NYTimes

"I Wanted To Always Play it Down:" 4 Revelations from Bob Woodward's Book Excerpts About Trump - NY1

Younger Americans feel their voting weight - The Economist

The Pandemic of Work-From-Home Injuries - NYTimes

It Will Take More Than a Vaccine to Beat COVID-19 - The New Yorker

The battle over trans athletes in American schools heats up - The Economist

A Mental-Health Crisis Is Burning Across the American West - The Atlantic

'We need to talk about suicide' - BBC News

The Coronavirus, Climate Change, and the End of Seasons as We Knew Them - The New Yorker

Continue Your Life’s Education With Free Online Classes - NYTimes

Art Therapy - Our Town

FEMA Will Stop Covering Costs of Disinfecting MTA, School Facilities - NY1

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