Weekly News Roundup – May 27, 2022

Final congressional and state Senate maps still bring political upheaval - City & State

What was he thinking? Mapmaker provides rationale for NY's congressional lines - Gothamist

'Why are we willing to live with this carnage?': Biden demands action on guns after Texas school shooting - Politico

Hochul pushes NY to ban residents under 21 from buying certain firearms - Lohud

The Suspect in a Fatal Subway Shooting Is in Police Custody - NY Times

Mayor Adams issues state of emergency to prevent baby formula price gouging - NY Post

National Dems are calling in a new communications expert: Eric Adams - Politico

Storming The Armory - Out Town

Eric Adams Faces Pressure on New York’s Housing Crisis as Rents Rise - NY Times

Kathy Hochul: Key affordable housing program set to lapse as rents soar - NY Post

Mayor Adams and NYC Council Speaker Adrienne Adams support hotel conversion, Assembly bill stalled in Albany - Daily News

More New Yorkers Ignoring Subway and Bus Mask Mandate as Riders, Experts Debate Value - The City

Rep. Antonio Delgado to be sworn in Wednesday as New York lieutenant governor - Daily News

Rising COVID-19 cases cause disruption at some NYC schools - Daily News

'ALWAYS SCARED' Dangerous Streets Outside City Schools Threaten Children - Streetsblog

New Law Plus Population Shifts Means Significant Coming Changes for New York City Council Districts - Gotham Gazette

Hochul says a review of New York's redistricting process is needed - Spectrum

Hochul signs bill Tuesday giving adult sexual abuse survivors right to sue - NY Post

City panel recommends relaxing street vending rules, but not lifting permit caps - AM NY

In Response to Covid, Manhattan Borough President Seeks to Mandate Improved Indoor Air Quality Standards - Gotham Gazette

NYC Installs WiFi at Every Family Homeless Shelter Following Legal Settlement - City Limits

Improvements to New York's Holocaust education will head to Hochul's desk - State of Politics

A surge in NYC COVID cases sparked a red alert and a debate over masking — but are the numbers even accurate? - Daily News

NYC to Albany: We’re ready for 24/7 speed cameras - City & State

Rats! City Council bill targets NYC construction sites to slow the surge of rodents - Daily News

Staff shortage at NYC’s HPD stalls affordable apartments - NY Post

How to discuss school shootings without further traumatizing children - Gothamist

Summer in the City Is Back (Again!) - NYTimes

Q Train Killing Threatens Subway’s Fragile Comeback - NYTimes

Officials call it the 'wrong decision' to delay confronting the Uvalde school shooter - NPR

A New COVID Gap - Our Town

Summer At The Met Museum: Rooftop Drinks, Music, Bike Valet & More - Patch

2 Daylight Stabbings Rattle Upper East Side, Leaving 4 Injured: Police - Patch

New Yorkers can now choose 'X' as gender on driver's license, IDs - NY1

Pepper spray? Tasers? NYC public school parents grapple with how to keep their children safe - Gothamist

Yankees use social media to highlight impact of gun violence - Gothamist

City students join nationwide walkout to protest gun violence - Gothamist

The New York City Council failed to pass a bill. What happened? - City & State

Legislators poised to let 421-a expire - City & State

Advice for NYC drivers this Memorial Day weekend: Don't - Gothamist

NYC’s new model for mental health clinics centers on fostering community spaces - Gothamist

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