Weekly News Roundup – April 30, 2021

All NYC COVID vax sites to allow walk-ins immediately: Mayor de Blasio - Daily News

New York sites resume use of Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine - NY Post

New York City School Buildings Still Missing 582,000 Students. As another 51,000 students return Monday, mayor pushes to get more back in September - WSJ

Tensions rise at some of NYC’s top high schools over ‘Zoom in a room’ for on-campus students - Chalkbeat

Major shakeup to "safe staffing" bill for hospitals, nursing homes - Spectrum

Manhattan Business Districts to Get More Police in Reopening Push - WSJ

Legislators Look To Extend Eviction Moratorium To August 31st For New Yorkers Affected By Pandemic - Gothamist

MTA plans to only buy electric buses come 2028 as officials map greener future for NYC Transit - Daily News

For the lack of 89 people, New York will lose 1 House seat - Politico

'Spend money to make money' — De Blasio releases his recovery budget - Politico

To help NYC students catch up, de Blasio’s budget would earmark $500M for testing and tutoring - Chalkbeat

BUDGET DAY: Mayor Proposes Small Money for Open Streets, But Big Bucks to Finish the Manhattan Greenway - Streetsblog

Food Delivery Workers Could Get Relief From Council Bills to Open Restaurant Restrooms and Regulate Apps - The City

Blood Center's Upper East Side Tower Takes Heat From New Angles - Patch

East Side Group Says R8B Zoning Has to Be Preserved - TapInto

City Will Spend $15 Million To Educate NYers On Ranked-Choice Voting Ahead Of June Primary - Gothamist

New York City Council Bill Would Create More Car-Free Roads - WSJ

Cuomo To End Bar & Restaurant Curfew And Allow Bar Seating In May - Gothamist

Number of single adults living in NYC homeless shelters reached all-time high during COVID, fueling death rates: study - Daily News

Health Minibuses Roll Out To Vaccinate Homeless New Yorkers - Gothamist

De Blasio looks to Legislature, not Cuomo, in push to reopen city - Politico

Only 8 Black Students Are Admitted to Stuyvesant High School - NY Times

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