CB8 Weekly News Roundup – March 14, 2022

Asian Americans Grapple With Tide of Attacks: ‘We Need Our Safety Back’ - NY Times

Most Hate Crime Charges in NYC Get Dropped Before Conviction, Stats Show - The City

Rents Are Roaring Back in New York City - NY Times

Sanitation commissioner says city should ‘absolutely’ mandate organic waste recycling - Politico Pro

Jump in red-light violations in NYC renew push for local control of state traffic laws - Gothamist

Big Changes to Parole Are Here. How Will ‘Less is More’ Hold Up? - The City

From borscht lunch to Financial District: Mayor Adams ushers new dawn in NYC's pandemic era - Gothamist

New York’s Students Shed Their Masks, Warily, in Pandemic Milestone - NY Times

New York City Transit Chief Lieber Plans for a Future With Fewer Subway Riders - Bloomberg

MTA to get $770 million in extra federal COVID-19 relief - AM NY

Delivery companies like Amazon, UPS to pay less for NYC parking fines, blocking bus lanes - Daily News

Out of towners account for nearly half of speeding motorists in NYC - NY Post

Adams: Cops in new NYPD anti-gun unit will begin patrol in a ‘ week or so’ - NY Post

Midtown Office-to-Apartment Conversion Concept Gains Hochul and Adams Support - The City

2021 Was Deadliest Year on Record for Homeless New Yorkers - City Limits

How Mayor Adams is Reorganizing City Government - Gotham Gazette

Mayor Eric Adams paying top advisers nearly as much as he’s getting - NY Post

FDNY suspects arson after multiple brushfires burned in Central Park - NY Post

A look inside the 1st official ‘safe injection sites’ in US - AP

Cities and States Are Easing Covid Rules. Should the Arts Follow? - NY Times

New Yorkers With Marijuana Convictions Will Get First Retail Licenses - NY Times

Tenants threatened with eviction face housing court without lawyers - Gothamist

Legislature wants over $3 billion in state budget for universal child care - NY1

Federal government to extend mask mandate in public transit to April 18 - AM NY

Mayor Adams unveils plan to ‘reboot’ NYC’s post-pandemic economy - NY Post

Mayor Eric Adams softens his stance on a full return to office - Gothamist

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