Weekly News Roundup – June 20, 2023

Booze tickets surge under Adams to 10,000 in the past year with NYPD’s return to ‘broken windows’ policing - NY Post

Experts say NYPD commissioner resigned because she was made 'powerless.' The mayor disagrees. - Gothamist

N.Y. Police Chief's Exit Is Latest in Exodus From Adams Administration - NY Times

Likely Interim NYPD Commissioner Was Accused of Abner Louima-Related Threat - The City

What a Commissioner’s Abrupt Exit Says About the N.Y.P.D. Under Adams - NY Times

How to support LGBTQ students: New York education officials update guidance - Chalkbeat

More food education and plant-based foods: Here is NYC’s vision for healthier students - Chalkbeat

Black and Latino enrollment in NYC specialized high school integration program still lags - Chalkbeat

PLACE-endorsed candidates win nearly 40% of seats on NYC’s parent councils - Chalkbeat

NYC teachers union and Adams administration reach tentative deal on 5-year contract - Chalkbeat

Preservation of Brooklyn-Queens Day creates NYC school holiday calendar conundrum - Gothamist

Upper East Side announces new campaign to tackle dog poop - Gothamist

Foundations Underway At 1393 York Avenue On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

NYC ‘Summer Streets’ initiative will expand to all five boroughs this summer - AM NY

Health coverage for undocumented NYers on life support as Hochul, Assembly decide fate - Gothamist

Families with children make up more than 70% of migrants in city shelters - Gothamist

Landlords boycott in-person rent board hearings - The Real Deal

New J-51 tax break emerges from dead housing deal - The Real Deal

State crackdown on unlicensed cannabis dealers starts with seizures and shop-window notices - Crain’s

City aims to double contract work for MWBEs - Crain’s

Number of Asylum Seekers Heading to New York Levels Off - WSJ

New York court hears arguments to redraw the state’s congressional maps in 2024 - Politico

Amid spat with Council, Adams plans to scrap key shelter rule - Politico

NYC Revenue Won’t Tank in Office ‘Doomsday’ Scenario, Comptroller Says - Bloomberg

The Quest for the Smoke-Proof Building - Bloomberg

NJ’s Murphy Urges Federal Officials to Reconsider NYC Toll Plan - Bloomberg

NYC Pays Over $300 a Night for Budget Hotel Rooms for Migrants - Bloomberg

NYC Parks Department plants over 13,100+ trees so far in 2023 - AM NY

NYC should have 30% tree canopy coverage, City Council says - City and State

NYC Moves To Protect Gender-Affirming Care As States Restrict Access - Patch

NYC Council looks to stop illegal dispensaries – by going after their landlords - Gothamist

Tenants & Landlords Fight Over Proposed Rent Hikes At RGB Public Comment Meeting - Our Town

‘Justice can move forward’ — City leaders weigh in on news of subway chokehold indictment - Gothamist

Like smoking 30 cigarettes in 8 hours: NYC’s air quality crisis, tallied - Gothamist

NYC lifeguard training exceeds state standards despite staffing shortage at beaches, pools - Gothamist

NYC office occupancy rates reaches 50% following COVID-19: data - NY Post

NYC’s Dept. of Homeless Services orders layoffs as City Hall pressures agencies to cut costs - NY Post

Mayor Adams is considering vetoing new housing assistance bills, setting up political showdown - Gothamist

City Council considers bills to alleviate the harms of slavery - City and State

Mayor's business-zoning plan eases restrictions on casinos, corner stores, microbreweries - Crain’s

Did Landlord Legislators Doom New York’s Housing Hopes? - NY Focus

New York City is getting its own license plate - Time Out

De Blasio ordered to pay $475,000 for using city resources in 2019 in failed presidential run - City and State

How legislators changed election law, from busier ballots to early payouts - City and State

Key official behind slow rollout of legal weed shops exits NY Cannabis Control Board - Gothamist

NYCHA threatens to evict tenants over ‘free’ AC units - Politico

New York City reaches labor agreements with NYPD, FDNY, correction, sanitation workers unions - CBS New York

MTA will start accepting IDNYC applications for reduced fare benefits - amNY

What Did NY State Lawmakers Do to Address Climate Change This Year? - City Limits

As State Housing Package Implodes, Two Tenant-Friendly Bills Still Simmering - City Limits

Choose Wisely, Choose Often: Ranked-Choice Voting Returns to New York - NY Times

State Liquor chair vows to shorten time for application approvals - Times Union

Nadler & Goldman Praise Buttigieg For Congestion Pricing, A Not-So-Subtle Dig at N.J. - Our Town

Why NYC Suburbs Increasingly Resent the City - NY Times

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