Weekly News Roundup – April 15, 2022

New York's lieutenant governor resigns after arrest in federal bribery case - Politico

New York City Mayor Eric Adams tests positive for Covid-19 on his 100th day in office - Politico

How's Mayor Eric Adams doing? New Yorkers critique hizzoner's first 100 days in office - Gothamist

Brooklyn Subway Shooting Suspect Frank James Arrested, in Custody - WSJ

New York's public safety mayor faces subway attack while in Covid quarantine - Politico

What does the subway tragedy mean for NYC’s recovery? - Gothamist

East Siders to Hold Vigil for Ukraine - Tapinto

Illicit Work At Landmarked UES Home 'Makes Life Hell' For Neighbors - Patch

Budget allows for remote participation in government meetings until 2024 - Politico Pro

NY $220B budget becomes law, boosted by federal aid, surplus - AP

New York’s Surging Covid Cases Driven by New Omicron Subvariants - Bloomberg

CDC extends travel mask requirement to May 3 as COVID rises - AP

Many Virus Cases Go Uncounted. Are There Better Ways to Track the Pandemic? - NY Times

COVID isn’t over, but pandemic meal delivery for NYC seniors is coming to a close - Gothamist

As Remote Work Becomes Permanent, Can Manhattan Adapt? - NY Times

‘This isn’t Podunk’: A Cuomo-era plan to dramatically alter Manhattan meets resistance - Politico

'This is only halftime,' Adams says, vowing to keep lobbying Albany on bail reform and mayoral control - Politico Pro

At least $500M license fee, community board support needed for NYC-area casinos - Politico Pro

NYC traffic deaths up 35 percent so far this year - NY Post

Standing still zone: Two-year-old parking placard abuse probe stuck in bureaucratic time warp, NYC investigator blames COVID - AM NY

MTA's reduced-fare customers will get to use OMNY this summer - Gothamist

Problems with New York’s subway cameras date back years. - NY Times

NYPD’s Neighborhood Safety Teams are mostly making low-level arrests, data shows - City & State

Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg announces plan to revamp hate crimes unit - NY Post

Mayor Eric Adams announces Juneteenth now an official NYC holiday - NY Post

Analysis: SLA says nuts, lettuce not enough food for takeout booze orders - Times Union

Governor's nixing of housing voucher program from NY budget leaves advocates wondering why - Gothamist

In Adams, Landlords See Hope for a Rent Hike on Regulated Apts as Bills Pile Up - The City

New York City might allow 9 percent rent hikes on regulated apartments - Politico

NYC’s Long-Understaffed Voucher Discrimination Unit Now Has Zero Employees - City Limits

Hochul faces tough choices after Lt. Gov. Benjamin's arrest and resignation in New York - Politico

Hochul considering 'a lot of people' to replace LG; says she was unaware of his troubles - Politico

New York Public Library provides nationwide ebook access to commonly banned books - ABC

State Budget Includes Big Boost for CUNY - Gotham Gazette

New York City to Expand Gifted and Talented Program but Scrap Test - NY Times

New York schools have five years to begin electric bus conversion - Times Union

Two clean energy projects approved by state's Public Service Commission - NY1

The Smallest New Yorkers Join the Pandemic Biking Surge - NY Times

Mental-health advocates brace for backlash after subway shooting - Gothamist

This ‘weapon detector’ is under consideration for NYC subways after Sunset Park shooting - Gothamist

City lawmakers propose ‘Homeless Bill of Rights’ as encampment sweeps continue - Gothamist

Is This the Last Wave? - Our Town

Broadway theaters extend mask mandate through May 31 - NY1

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