Weekly News Roundup – September 25, 2020

September 25th, 2020

Justice Dept. brands NYC an ‘anarchist jurisdiction,’ targets federal funds - NY Post

Roosevelt Island building proposal has ‘air-scrubbing’ feature - NY Post

NYC Back to School: Here's who resumed in-person learning Monday - WABC

NYC parents say de Blasio’s free child care program is a mess - NY Post

MTA Issues Zero Summonses In First Week Of New Mask Compliance Enforcement Effort - Gothamist

NYC Will Finally Allow Indoor Pools To Reopen - Gothamist

De Blasio extends once-a-week alternate-side parking rules - NY Post
How N.Y.C.’s Mayor Ignored Warnings and Mishandled Reopening Schools - NY Times

MTA Inches Forward on Plan to Grab Property for Second Avenue Subway - The City

U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200K as officials fear fall surge - Politico

New York City Council Introduces Bills to Aid Restaurants in Coronavirus Recovery - WSJ

De Blasio announces furloughs of 9,000 NYC employees, saving $21 million - NY Post

The Metropolitan Opera Won’t Reopen for Another Year - NY Times

How Decision to Skip Mayoral Race Brought ‘Relief’ to Corey Johnson After Depression Bout - The City

New York Will Review Virus Vaccines, Citing Politicization of Process - NY Times

Business Association Calls on Mayor to Launch 'Open Stores' Program to Help City's Struggling Retail Sector - Gotham Gazette

Street vendors call on city to approve permit bill & remove NYPD from enforcement - AM NY

Breonna Taylor: family attorney says wanton endangerment charge 'doesn't make sense' – live updates - The Guardian

Republicans Insist There Will Be A Peaceful Transfer of Power as Democrats Denounce Trumps Refusal to Commit to One - NYTimes

Cuomo to Form Panel to Vet Federally Authorized Vaccines - NYTimes

New furloughs empower New York City unions - City & State

Can NYC beat the clock to count immigrants and the absent rich? - City & State

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