Mayor Eric Adams’ Op-Ed: Action, Care and Compassion: My Administration’s Approach to Addressing Severe Mental Illness

Mayor Eric Adams’ Op-Ed: Action, Care and Compassion: My Administration’s Approach to Addressing Severe Mental Illness

New York City, NY – March 22, 2017: Unidentified homeless people sleeping at the subway station in New York City, NY. (Shutterstock) Our city is facing a crisis. New Yorkers with severe and untreated mental illness are living out in the open, on our streets and in our subways. They are in danger and need […]

ICYMI: Mayor Adams Pens Op-Ed on the 2022 General Election

ICYMI: Mayor Adams Pens Op-Ed on the 2022 General Election

Mayor Eric Adams and Kathy Hochul on stage during election campaign rally for Governor Kathy Hochul at BKLYN Studios in New York on November 5, 2022. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today penned the following opinion piece on working class voters and the 2022 general election: As Democrats celebrate averting election […]

Weekly Community Op-Ed / Mayor Eric Adams

Weekly Community Op-Ed / Mayor Eric Adams

New York City, NY USA September 27, 2022. NYC Mayor briefs the media on the relief efforts in Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic after his visit due to hurricane Fiona. (Shutterstock) Sat Sept 17 – Fri Sep 23 , 2022 Last week, the United Nations gathered in our city for the annual General Assembly, the […]

The Importance of Strengthening New York’s Animal Cruelty Laws

Polls reveal that almost 70% of U.S. households have a companion animal, and that most households with pets consider them to be family members.

The Importance of Strengthening New York’s Animal Cruelty Laws

By Melinda Katz The time is ripe to better defend our society’s most voiceless members by enforcing and strengthening New York State’s animal cruelty laws. In my time as district attorney for Queens County of New York, I have encountered countless cases involving cruel acts against innocent and defenseless animals. Unfortunately, New York’s criminal statutes […]