Weekly News Roundup – November 28, 2022

November 28th, 2022

State Pot Board Deals Out NY’s First Weed-Selling Licenses - The City

To Meet Climate Mandate, New York Needs to Learn How to Build Clean Energy Again - NY Focus

What is 'green' development? - Streetsblog

New law will prevent homeowners associations from banning EV chargers - Spectrum

Citywide Composting Would Require $75M to Buy 170 Trucks: Commish - Streetsblog

New York’s L.G.B.T.Q. community is on edge after the attack. - NY Times

Mayor Adams orders more budget cuts at NYC agencies amid grim fiscal outlook - Daily News

Speaker Adams says city can’t afford headcount cuts called for in Mayor’s latest fiscal belt-tightening move - AM NY

In a ‘Sea Change,’ Women of the Philharmonic Now Outnumber the Men - NY Times

Court rules budget cuts to NYC public schools can remain in place - Gothamist

NYC loses appeal in court battle over Medicare Advantage Plan for retired city workers - Daily News

Hochul signs partial cryptocurrency mining ban into New York law - Politico

NYC Mayor Eric Adams doubles down on cryptocurrency despite industry implosion - Gothamist

Is N.Y.’s Child Welfare System Racist? Some of Its Own Workers Say Yes. - NY Times

Mayor Adams inks bill creating new NYC domestic violence survivor grant program, but balks at City Council’s desired price tag - AM NY

Man arrested in NYC gay bar attacks said it was ‘revenge’ on behalf of female friend - NY Post

$2 Billion Development in Queens Approved Amid Housing Crisis - NY Times

Eric Adams heading to Greece for anti-Semitism conference, Qatar to ‘learn more’ about hosting World Cup - NY Post

You dirty rats! Researchers find COVID-19 in NYC sewer rodents - NY Post

'It feels surreal': New Yorkers with pot convictions prepare to launch state's first legal sales -  Politico

Is Homeownership Slipping Even Further Out of Reach for New Yorkers? - NY Times

New York Democrats didn’t defend their bail law changes. It bit them at the polls. - Politico

From the MTA to the FDNY, New York City’s Extremely Online Entities Ponder Life After Twitter - The City

Demo Permits Filed For 1484 First Avenue On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Struggling Ida victims were entitled to 18 months of rental aid. Fewer than 300 in NY and NJ got it. - Gothamist

MTA to use artificial intelligence tech to keep buses from breaking down - Gothamist

Conservative states are blocking trans medical care. Families are fleeing. - Politico

2 New Coffee Shops Open On Upper East Side - Patch

When Visiting Michelangelo’s David, She Brings a Duster - NYTimes

What Does Queens Need More, a New Park or a New Train Line? - NYTimes

Irene Cara, 'Fame' and 'Flashdance' Singer, Dies at 63. - NYTimes

How NYC’s Code Blue emergency notice aims to protect homeless people - City & State

Facing surge in homeless students, teachers in Queens open a store offering free food and items - Gothamist

Was the Pandemic Dog Boom a Myth - NYTimes

Vaccine Angst - Our Town

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