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Will Eric Adams' 'Get Stuff Built' plan actually get stuff built?

reason.com New York City Mayor Eric Adams is proposing to make the city's housing approval process a little less labyrinthine. On Thursday, the mayor released a "Get Stuff Built" plan…

New York mayor pledges to boost city's housing by 500,000 units By Reuters

investing.com By Tyler Clifford NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's Mayor Eric Adams on Thursday unveiled a plan to boost its housing supply by 500,000 dwellings over the next decade by…

Elon Musk isn't the only one fighting regulators for turning offices into bedrooms

reason.com In an apparent effort to complete his bingo card of regulatory agencies he has feuds with, Elon Musk is now fighting with the San Francisco Department of Building…

NYC Bill Would Ban Firing Workers Without "Just Cause", Limit Employee Surveillance

zerohedge.com NYC Bill Would Ban Firing Workers Without "Just Cause", Limit Employee Surveillance A bill in New York City set to be introduced on Wednesday would ban companies from firing…

Crypto Mining Ban Makes New York Potential Model For Other States

forbes.com New York’s two-year ban on new proof-of-work cryptocurrency mining is likely to have only a small direct effect on the power-hungry industry–which is shrinking anyway–but…

Daily Dozen

forbes.com Goldman Sachs economists foresee India and China eclipsing the U.S. economically by 2075. Billionaire JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon says consumer spending will likely deteriorate…

How cities and states are confronting the mental health crisis

theweek.com Recent data indicates that Americans are facing a mental health crisis, putting a strain on health-care systems that are already struggling to provide adequate resources.…

NYC kills ‘Internet Master Plan’ for universal, public web access

gothamist.com Two and a half years after it was announced that New York City would spend $157 million to build municipal broadband infrastructure in poor neighborhoods, city officials…

Mayors Call On Senate To Pass Stalled Gun Control Bill By End Of Year

forbes.com Topline The mayors of 70 cities that have endured mass shootings this year called on Senate leaders to pass stalled gun control legislation before the end of the year –but…

Help wanted: New York City seeks 'badass' rat czar By Reuters

investing.com (Reuters) - Millions of New York rats have been put on notice: the most populous city in the United States is hiring a director of rodent mitigation, a new position that…

New York City Starts Weeding Out Its Vast Cannabis Grey Market

forbes.com After marijuana was legalized, countless unlicensed dispensaries and pot shops flowered around the city. Now Mayor Eric Adams says the partying’s over. On November 16,…

New York City to pay more than six figures for 'Rat Pack' leader with a 'killer instinct'

foxbusiness.com Have you ever heard of a rat king? One must understand the horror to become New York City's new "director of rodent mitigation." The Big Apple will pay a salary of $120,000…

NYC's mayor is declaring war on rats

fortune.com NYC’s mayor is declaring war on rats—but it’s part of a bigger obsession with New York’s economic status and it could have a lot to do with remote work There are lots of…

MTA proposes redesign of Brooklyn's bus network

gothamist.com The MTA is mulling big changes to Brooklyn’s buses in an effort to speed up commutes. Transit officials on Thursday released the agency’s long-awaited proposed redesign of…

New York City wants to hire a ‘rat czar’

cnbc.com New York City is hiring a leader to fight against residents' common enemy: rats. This week, the NYC Mayor's Office posted a job listing for a "citywide director of rodent…

Apocalypse Not Now: Democratic infighting melts away after strong midterms

semafor.com Apocalypse Not Now: Democratic infighting melts away after strong midterms With a “red wave” on the horizon, progressive Democrats were prepared for an intra-party knife…

The New York Post aims national

semafor.com The New York Post aims national This summer, as the New York Post bludgeoned her reelection campaign, New York Governor Kathy Hochul sought via an aide to arrange a meeting…

More Americans than ever think crime is up in their neighborhood

semafor.com More Americans than ever think crime is up in their neighborhood With David Weigel Benjy is Semafor’s Washington Bureau Chief, joining us from NBC News. Sign up for the…

Eric Adams' plan to involuntarily hospitalize mentally ill homeless people will face legal challenges

reason.com New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced Tuesday that he is directing police and other first responders to remove people with severe mental illness from the city's streets…

The Margin: Looking for a killer job? New York City is seeking to hire a ‘rat czar.’

marketwatch.com If you really hate rats, New York City may have the perfect career opportunity. The city is looking for a director of rodent mitigation — in short, a “rat czar.” It’s a…

New York's top transit cop retires amid a rash of subway robberies, stabbings, and shootings

fortune.com New York’s top transit cop retires amid a rash of subway robberies, stabbings, and shootings New York City’s transit chief and three other top police officials announced…

New York mayor orders some homeless people involuntarily hospitalized for mental illness

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. William Brangham William Brangham Leave your feedback The rise in homelessness is a source of major tension around the…

NYDFS proposes regulation to assess costs of 'supervision and examination' for licensed crypto firms

cointelegraph.com The New York State Department of Financial Services, or NYDFS, has proposed a regulation which would allow the government department to assess supervisory costs from…

What’s in New York’s Illicit Cannabis: Germs, Toxins and Metals

nytimes.com Some cannabis products sold at unlicensed storefronts in New York are not only illegal, but also contaminated with harmful bacteria, heavy metals and toxic pesticides,…

NYC to pay up to $170,000 to hire a rat czar with "swashbuckling attitude"

cbsnews.com New York Mayor Eric Adams is looking to pay someone with "a virulent vehemence for vermin" as much as $170,000 a year to fill the role of the Big Apple's new rat czar.…

NYC To Start Involuntarily Hospitalizing Mentally Ill Homeless People

zerohedge.com NYC To Start Involuntarily Hospitalizing Mentally Ill Homeless People Following a steady stream of vicious attacks perpetrated by New York City's homeless, Mayor Eric Adams…

Here’s Why NYC Mayor Adams’ Plan To Remove Mentally Ill Homeless People From Streets Is Controversial

forbes.com Topline New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) unveiled a new program this week to expand how and why the mentally ill can be removed from the city’s streets and hospitalized as…

Eric Adams, New York’s Pied Piper, declares war on rats

economist.com Eric Adams, New York’s Pied Piper, declares war on rats The mayor vows to fight the city’s latest plague ASIDE FROM the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building, is…

20,000 asylum seekers are putting New York values to the test

economist.com 20,000 asylum seekers are putting New York values to the test And more are on the way For months Greg Abbott, Texas’s Republican governor, and El Paso’s Democratic mayor,…

NYC to involuntarily commit mentally ill in effort to curb crime

newsweek.com New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced a new plan to involuntarily hospitalize some mentally ill individuals in an effort to combat crime in the city. "New York City Mayor…

New York will involuntarily hospitalize more mentally ill people

politico.com New York will involuntarily hospitalize more mentally ill people Mayor Eric Adams says the city can hold individuals whose inability to care for themselves places then in…

New York City will involuntarily hospitalize the mentally ill, mayor says

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press Leave your feedback NEW YORK (AP) — Bidding…

Amid homeless crisis, New York to step up forced hospitalization of mentally ill By Reuters

investing.com (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Eric Adams rolled out a plan on Tuesday to allow more homeless and mentally ill people to be hospitalized against their will in order to…

New York mayor offers national Dems a hand in 2024

politico.com New York mayor offers national Dems a hand in 2024 “I want to make sure the party retains the White House," Eric Adams said in a sit-down with POLITICO. NEW YORK — Mayor…

First US State where you can no longer mine crypto: Law Decoded, Nov. 21-28 By Cointelegraph

investing.com The state of New York became the first one in the United States to impose a moratorium on proof-of-work (PoW) mining, albeit only for two years. Last week, New York governor…

First US State where you can no longer mine crypto: Law Decoded, Nov. 21-28

cointelegraph.com The state of New York became the first one in the United States to impose a moratorium on proof-of-work (PoW) mining, albeit only for two years. Last week, New York governor…

New York Mayor Supportive of Mining Restrictions but Maintains Crypto Hub Objective

bitcoin.com Mayor of New York City Eric Adams took a supportive, if somewhat veiled, stance on the partial crypto mining ban imposed in the state. A law signed by fellow Democrat and…

It’s time for crypto fans to stop supporting cults of personality By Cointelegraph

investing.com Many of the centralized cryptocurrency platforms that collapsed this year had something in common: a young, outspoken and cocky leader. Each gained outsized influence not by…

Programming languages prevent mainstream DeFi By Cointelegraph

investing.com Decentralized finance (DeFi) is growing fast. Total value locked, a measure of money managed by DeFi protocols, has grown from $10 billion to a little more than $40 billion…

Trouble in the Bahamas following FTX collapse: Report By Cointelegraph

investing.com Following the collapse of crypto exchange FTX, which was headquartered in the island country of Bahamas, Bahamians are reportedly still trying to find a way to make sense of…

New York’s mayor seeks balance with regulators after PoW mining moratorium By Cointelegraph

investing.com New York City mayor Eric Adams is still focused on making New York a crypto hub, but he believes that goal can be combined with statewide efforts to curb environmental costs…

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