Many city residents agree something needs to be done to remove people with severe mental illness from public places. But some experts say the mayor’s aggressive new approach may not help. .

Democratic officials and strategists in New York tell CNN they are bracing for what could be stunning losses in the governor’s race and in contests for as many as four US House seats largely in the suburbs.Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.Plus China’s censors struggle to keep up with protests.Editor’s note: The Hill’s Morning Report is our daily newsletter that dives deep into Washington’s agenda. To subscribe, click here or fill out the box below. Amid the nation’s shifting politics an.

How Hospice Became a For-Profit Hustle

It began as a visionary notion—that patients could die with dignity at home. Now it’s a twenty-two-billion-dollar industry plagued by exploitation. .

. ‘We do not want to look like a Baghdad or a Johannesburg.’. Unlike some of their white peers, activists of color have pushed back sharply against the mayor’s aggressive approach to battling crime in New York City.

“We need to get them off of our streets and our subways into a better environment,” Yang added. His NYC mayoral debate comments drew swift backlash.In the 20 years since Kendra’s Law took effect, research has shown some positive outcomes. But the law’s strong-arm approach to getting people services in an overtaxed system is no less controversial now than when it was first proposed. Getting crime under control is critical to New York City’s revival. .

Hochul and Zeldin Spar in Tense Debate for N.Y. Governor

Gov. Kathy Hochul and her opponent, Representative Lee Zeldin, quarreled about crime and abortion access — but neither candidate appeared to have a moment that could reshape the race.With the New York City election just days away, we cut through the personal attacks to show where the main candidates, Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa, stand on the issues.Mayor Eric Adams plans to end certain mask and vaccine mandates in hopes of restoring a sense of normalcy. Some health experts think he should wait.Transcript from Tuesday, August 9, 2022: Mayor Eric Adams Hosts Third Community Conversation on Public Safety. Eric Adams, the Democratic nominee in the New York City mayor’s race, and Curtis Sliwa, his Republican opponent, clashed on vaccine mandates and congestion pricing.The Democratic candidates for New York City mayor debated at the WABC-TV studios. Watch it here.

Transcript: Mayor Eric Adams Holds Media Availability via Teleconference on Mayoral Summit on Criminal Justice. 10 Blocks podcast. An increase in gun violence poses a political challenge for new Mayor Eric Adams.The mayor’s first budget proposal called for across-the-board cuts to most city agencies, as well as a reduction in the city’s work force.

Ahead of the state primary elections, Republican and Democratic candidates expound on the issues — and exactly where upstate New York begins. In the Democratic primary’s last days, and with New York’s economy starting to regain its footing, a chronic problem gains new urgency.The televised confrontation between Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa a week before Election Day seemed unlikely to change the dynamics of the race.A memo by New York City’s new police leader sharply questioned Manhattan’s new district attorney over his strategy for prosecuting crime.Mayor Eric Adams has a chance to do some things differently—and better.