Weekly News Roundup – April 10, 2023

NYC Council leaders say they’ve identified $1.3B that can reverse Mayor Adams’ budget cuts - Daily News

New York City is obsessed with the bad old days - City & State

N.Y.C. Life Expectancy Dropped 4.6 Years in 2020, Officials Say - NY Times

Mayor Adams’ administration orders another 4% cut to most NYC agency budgets, blames migrant crisis costs - Daily News

Upper East Side residents address challenges as pickleball community grows - NY1

Program That Fights Homelessness Is Mired in Dysfunction, Advocates Say - NY Times

On Broadway, New York City’s slow march toward pedestrian-focused streets - City & State

NYC bill to nix last-minute add-on of entertainment, sports tix fees - NY Post

Tish James and Hochul seek to toss House lines in New York - Politico

‘The battle cry of the NIMBY': How unregulated tech is roiling the Upper West Side - Gothamist

The iconic Papaya King is re-opening at a new location this week! - Time Out

AOC, Nadler and other NY pols call on Hochul to extend health coverage to undocumented migrants - Gothamist

Claims of ‘chaos,' corruption engulf Roosevelt Island governing body - Crain’s

Hochul officials back off last-minute change to NY climate law - Gothamist

City Council pushes to expand NYC's half-priced MetroCard program - Gothamist

What About the Rest? MTA Still Has No Schedule to Reopen Most Bathrooms - StreetsBlog NYC

Criminal Justice Reforms Not Expected to Make It Out of Albany Budget Talks - Our Town

New York State Will Be Able to Pay Its Bills and Employees as Budget Talks Drag On - Bloomberg

What Can Cities Do About the Most Dangerous Drivers? - Bloomberg

Clarence Thomas and the Billionaire - ProPublica

New York City Pensions to Divest Future Private Equity Holdings from Fossil Fuels - New York Focus

NYC Is Owed More Than $1 Billion in Unpaid Parking and Speeding Tickets - NBC NY

These NYC streets and boroughs will be going car-free in April - Time Out

These wild animals may soon be banned from all NYC households - Time Out

With City Child Care Program to End in June, Asylum-Seeking Parents Worry Over Plans for Summer - City Limits

Cops in NYC Ticket Only 2% of Blocked Bike Lanes: Analysis - Streetblogs

After 3 fatal crashes in 4 hours, advocates push for street safety law in final NY budget - Gothamist

NYC health providers warn ‘HIV cases will go up’ if Texas ruling curbs access to PrEP - Gothamist

Biden proposal would bar schools from enacting outright bans on trans athletes - AP News

Easter Parade Draws Thousands for promenade up Fifth Avenue - Our Town

All New Yorkers facing eviction could get free legal help — but it won’t come cheap - Gothamist

Dems revive redistricting case as battle for Congress begins in NY - Times Union

NYC officials unveil timeline for locking campus doors, beginning with elementary schools - Chalkbeat

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