Weekly News Roundup – April 29, 2022

Amid specter of inflation and global uncertainty, Adams unveils $99.7B budget - Politico

New York’s top court throws out district lines and delays primary - Politico

Task of drawing NY political maps falls to judge and scholar - AP

Some of Eric Adams’s Hires Have Troubling Pasts. He’s Fine With That - NY Times

Twist In Upper East Side Townhouse Saga As Owner Drops Expansion Plan - Patch

UES NYCHA Residents Get Free Broadband Internet Through New Program - Patch

Creating broadband access for NYCHA residents that’s essentially free - City & State

Mayor Adams Puts Nearly $1 Billion Into Street Safety - Streetsblog

Mayor Proposes 1,400 Shelter Beds to Move Homeless People Off Streets - NY Times

Hospitalizations among unvaccinated rising in New York City amid BA.2 surge - Politico Pro

City Council Pushes for $25 Million in Next Budget for Implementation of Noncitizen Voting - Gotham Gazette

Adams earmarks $2M for Ukrainians in NYC - Politico Pro

New York Is Battleground for Crypto Mining Fight - WSJ

License to Ill: More Drivers With Bogus Plates Evading Traffic Cams, Costing NYC Up to $75M - The City

City Council eyes big tax cut to help hotels, tourism rebound from pandemic - NY Post

Can NYC Help Small Businesses Help Themselves? - The City

New York City fails zero waste pledge. Why it’s going backward. - Politico

With community bins and organic waste collection, composting expands to NYC school system - Gothamist

Fertile Ground: NYC Could Move Step Closer to Universal, Mandatory Composting - The City

‘The stakes are high’: Council demands more social service funding on eve of Adams’ executive budget - Gothamist

Report indicates N.Y. State leads nation in anti-Semitic incidents, with 24% jump in 2021 - Daily News

Prosecutors giving 'serious consideration' to federal takeover of Rikers - Politico Pro

Manhattan Rents Soar More Than 25% Across Most Neighborhoods - Bloomberg

More NYC Apartment Renters Are Moving Out Instead of Paying Higher Rates - Bloomberg

Mayor Adams: Slow return to offices will complicate NYC’s economic recovery - NY Post

Hochul Announces New State Workforce Development Office - Gotham Gazette

Adams now says he will release his tax returns - Gothamist

NYC's pay transparency law to take effect in November, after Council votes to delay implementation - Gothamist

Will MTA Mask Rule End Soon? What We Learned (and Didn't) From Hochul's Rare Board Meeting Showing - NBC NY

Officials watch and wonder as the hottest U.S. coronavirus hot spot swells to two dozen counties. - NY Times

Big Tech Pays to Supersize LinkNYC and Revive Broken Promise to Bridge Digital Divide - The City

Can New York court and regulate the crypto industry at the same time? - City & State

EXCLUSIVE: Let our people go! City Council bill seeks relief to reopen more public bathrooms across New York City - AMNY

Climate Activist Dies After Setting Himself on Fire at Supreme Court - NYTimes

Upper East Side Pizza Shop Stole $175K From Its Workers, AG Says - Patch

21-Story Tower, Affordable Housing Coming To Upper East Side Block - Patch

In NYC, Ads For Jobs Will Have To Say What They Pay - Patch

What to know about NYC’s B-HEARD mental health crisis response teams - City & State

Bigger, faster and flashier: New e-bikes join Citi Bike's fleet - Gothamist

Mayor Adams proposes $7.4 million plan for public schools to address dyslexia - Gothamist

Q70 bus to LaGuardia will be free, starting May 1st, while AirTrain alternatives are reviewed - Gothamist

Lattes Are the Fuel of the Turnstile Jumper - Curbed

New survey reveals stark racial divide in teacher retention rates in New York City - Politico

Broadway extends vaccine requirement for actors - NY1

Study finds more than quarter of city adults infected during winter omicron wave - NY1

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