Weekly News Roundup – July 29, 2022

How a Republican is reshaping Democratic New York City's once-in-a-decade redistricting - Politico

Gov. Kathy Hochul declares state disaster emergency to confront monkeypox outbreak - CBS

NYC temporarily barred from proceeding with school budget cuts - NY Post

With Banks and Adams, NYC school integration advocates see an uphill fight - Chalkbeat

NYC expects 207 percent increase in international tourists - NY Post

This election could answer the biggest midterm question: Abortion or the economy? - Politico

‘Sorry, we’re closed’: Manhattan elected officials demand reopening of Midtown Community Court - AM NY

Food prices hit both poor New Yorkers and the food pantries that support them - Gothamist

NYC Struggles to Make Shelter Space for Rising Homeless Population  - City Limits

MTA Already Looking Over ‘Fiscal Cliff’ as Federal Funds Near End of Line - The City

MTA plan sets out to ensure cell service between subway stations - Gothamist

MTA appoints board to come up with congestion pricing tolls, exemptions - AM NY

New York is the nation’s frontline defense against monkeypox. It’s struggling to respond. - Politico Pro

As Monkeypox Spread in New York, 300,000 Vaccine Doses Sat in Denmark - NY Times

NYC’s LGBTQ+ community concerned about rising monkeypox cases - Daily News

Adams Blames Migrants for Shelter Woes. Critics Say That’s Too Simple. - NY Times

Homeless Shelters are Overflowing — And Most Likely in Poor Areas, Despite Fair Share Promises - The City

UES Bus Stop Displaced By Development Needs A Shelter, Menin Says - Patch

NYC Citi Bike rider, 28, fatally struck by tractor-trailer, cops say - NY Post

New York could become first city in country to enact universal child care - NY1

Adams calls for special state legislative session on bail laws - Politico

New York Renters Are Now Paying the Price for the ‘Covid Discount’ - NY Times

NY evictions on the rise as renters are being priced out - Pix11

Mayor Eric Adams to approve NYCFC stadium for Queens: sources - NY Post

State oversight body approves Hochul’s Penn Station plan - AM NY

‘NYCBenefits’ program aims to connect eligible New Yorkers to billions in assistance - AM NY

NYC plans to fight rat problem by limiting hours trash bags can sit on streets - NY Post

New York ranks first in labor productivity among states - AM NY

Extreme Weather Is Soaking New York City. Community Gardens Can Help. - NY Times

Limestone Facade Installation For The Bellemont Progresses At 1165 Madison Avenue On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - Yimby

150 East 78th Street Completes Construction On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - Yimby

RAMSA’s 200 East 83rd Street Approaches Completion On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - Yimby

109 East 79th Street Nears Completion On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - Yimby

MTA, on the brink of another funding crisis, could soon consider fare hikes to keep the system afloat - Gothamist

Legal filing: Negligence caused Rikers Island death, not drugs - Gothamist

How registered voters can change parties for NY’s unusual August primary - Gothamist

Divided-Up Upper East Side Council Districts Face Mounting Criticism - Patch

New York declares monkeypox an 'imminent threat,' announces a boost in vaccine supply - Gothamist

As NYC enters coronavirus plateau, health officials push for extension of long COVID services - Gothamist

Child cares face a new threat: Public preschool - Politico

21 New York counties under a drought watch - Spectrum

Tiktok and the Fall of the Social Media Giants - The New Yorker

The Aging Student Debtors of America - The New Yorker

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