Mayor Adams Reappoints Annabel Palma as Commissioner and Chair of NYC Commission on Human Rights

Mayor Adams Reappoints Annabel Palma as Commissioner and Chair of NYC Commission on Human Rights

New York City, NY May 30, 2022. NYC Mayor Eric Adams attends the Memorial Day Ceremony at the Intrepid. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced the reappointment of Annabel Palma as commissioner and chair of the New York City Commission on Human Rights (CCHR). Palma will continue to lead the […]

Mayor Eric Adams Releases Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2023

$98.5 Billion Preliminary Budget Reduces Spending by More Than $2 Billion, Increases Budget Reserves to Over $6 Billion; Preliminary Budget Prioritizes Childcare, Cash in Pockets of Working People, Public Safety, Fiscal Management

Mayor Eric Adams Releases Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2023

Mayor Eric Adams holds press briefing on city preliminary budget for fiscal year 2023 at City Hall. – New York, NY – February 16, 2022 (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today presented New York City’s $98.5 billion Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023. Mayor Adams’ first budget reduces the FY23 budget […]

Mayor Adams Names Board Member Arva Rice as Interim Chair of the CCRB

Mayor Adams Names Board Member Arva Rice as Interim Chair of the CCRB

Mayor Eric Adams speaks during announcement to create Office of Technology and Innovation and signing executive order at City Hall Rotunda. – New York, NY – January 19, 2022 (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – The Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) today announced that Arva Rice has been named interim chair of the Board. Chair Rice will […]

Mayor Adams Announces Additional Economic Development Appointments

Vilda Vera Mayuga Appointed Commissioner of Department of Consumer and Worker Protection José Ortiz, Jr. Appointed Senior Advisor for Workforce Development

Mayor Adams Announces Additional Economic Development Appointments

Mayor Eric Adams, Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell joined officers to pay tribute to fallen officer Wilbert Mora during transfer of his remains to Riverdale Funeral Home. – New York, NY – Jan 26 2022 (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced two new appointments to fill out his economic development team […]

Mayor Adams Announces Appointments That Will Strengthen New York City’s Social Safety Net

Mayor Adams Announces Appointments That Will Strengthen New York City’s Social Safety Net

New York City Mayor Eric Adams announces appointments of Adolfo Carrion and Jessica Katz as city affordable housing leadership team on January 30, 2022 in New York City. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today made a number of appointments to his administration that will help build on his vision of creating […]

Adams’ Likely Economic Czar Got Hired to Fight Queens Affordable Housing Rescue

Adams’ Likely Economic Czar Got Hired to Fight Queens Affordable Housing Rescue

By Katie Honan, THE CITY Mayor Eric Adams’ anticipated pick to head the city’s economic development arm signed on to help an investor battling housing agencies for control of an ailing Astoria affordable housing development — a war officials contend has delayed desperately needed repairs. New York Building Congress CEO Carlo Scissura, as part of […]

Mayor Adams Announces Additional Members of City Hall Press Team

Mayor Adams Announces Additional Members of City Hall Press Team

Mayor Eric Adams speaks during lighting ceremony to kick off NYC Winter Outing at Empire State Building. New York, NY – January 18, 2022 (Shutterstock) NEW YORK, NY – Today, New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced additional members of the City Hall press team, who will be charged with helping to craft Mayor Adams’ message and liaising […]

Mayor Adams Announces Members of his Senior Team

Mayor Adams Announces Members of his Senior Team

Mayor Eric Adams makes an announcement and holds media availability at Elmhurst hospital. – New York, NY – January 5, 2022 (Shutterstock) NEW YORK—Today, Mayor Eric Adams announced members of his senior staff who will oversee operations at City Hall and advance his strategic policies and priorities. “This team has the experience, knowledge, and skill […]

Mayor Adams not Ruling out Vetoing Noncitizen Voting Bill, Angering NYC Council Progressives

Mayor Adams not Ruling out Vetoing Noncitizen Voting Bill, Angering NYC Council Progressives

Mayor Eric Adams attends Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez press conference in District Attorney office. – New York, NY – January 4, 2022 (Shutterstock) By Chris Sommerfeldt, NY Daily News Mayor Adams on Tuesday did not rule out vetoing a bill that would extend voting rights to noncitizen New Yorkers, upsetting fellow Democrats in the […]

Mayor-elect Eric Adams Announces Appointments for Leadership at MOIA, NYC & Company, SBS, and SCA

Mayor-elect Eric Adams Announces Appointments for Leadership at MOIA, NYC & Company, SBS, and SCA

Mayor-elect Eric Adams speaks during an announcement at Brooklyn Borough Hall. – New York, NY – December 28, 2021 (Shutterstock) Today, Mayor-elect Adams announced a suite of appointments to fill out his administration as he prepares to take office on January 1st, including commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA); president and CEO […]