In a State of the State address, the governor will seek to create new beds for people with severe mental illness and offer more mental health care to children.Proposal would expand housing and beds.Ten things the NYC mayor got done in his first year – and some of the items he hasn’t followed through on yet.

Who’s who outside of New York’s downstate region.Transcript: Mayor Eric Adams, Governor Hochul Release. Gotham Gazette is an online publication covering New York policy and politics as well as news on public safety, transportation, education, finance and more.MAYOR’S RE-ENVISIONED BQE CENTRAL: New York City Mayor Eric Adams marked a new phase on Dec. 13 in his effort to accelerate a long-term fix and redesign for the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE), unveiling preliminary design concepts for a re-envisioned BQE Central, the city-owned section of the BQE from Atlantic Avenue to Sands Street. The concepts offer a modernized, resilient structure […].

What’s News, Breaking: Friday, December 23, 2022

NEW LAW BOLSTERS CYBERSECURITY PROTECTIONS STATEWIDE – New legislation that Governor Kathy Hochul signed on Friday, December 23 creates the strongest-in-the-nation cybersecurity protections for the state’s energy grid, an action, taken during a global surge in cyberattacks against critical infrastructure. Legislation A.3904B/S.5579A, which passed unanimously in both the New York State Assembly and New York. . Mayor Eric Adams is opening more supportive housing in New York, but filling it can be a challenge.Gov. Kathy Hochul said she would usher in a “new era of transparency.” But critics, including the state comptroller’s office, said she has failed to do so.A recent Crain’s investigation found the system’s failures led to two deaths and has left countless others struggling to access care.

New data suggests that abortion has declined about 2 percent in the U.S. since the end of Roe, accounting for people who traveled across state lines or ordered pills online.The governor won policy measures aimed at easing New Yorkers’ concerns over crime and rising prices, but alienated some fellow Democratic lawmakers.Adams’ directive allows officers to remove and hospitalize people, which critics argue is “deeply problematic.”. The number of arrests related to individuals with a mental health history has spiked in the last five years, according to an NYPD statistical analysis obtained by NBC 4 New York. When it comes to the seven major felony offenses (murder and non-negligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, felony assault, burglary, grand larceny, and grand larceny of a motor vehicle), there has.

. As New York City makes a new push to relocate homeless people from the subway, the experiences of Philadelphia, San Francisco and others show the challenges ahead.In direct response to the white supremacist act of terror at a supermarket on Saturday in Buffalo, Governor Hochul unveiled a comprehensive package to combat the steady rise in domestic terrorism and violent extremism, strengthen and close loopholes in state gun laws and crack down on social media platforms that host and amplify content that promotes and broadcasts violent, lawless acts and endangers our communities.

Video, Audio, Photos & Rush Transcript: Governor Hochul Unveils Vision for NYC’s Comeback at ABNY Breakfast

Governor Hochul unveiled her vision for New York City’s comeback at a breakfast hosted by the Association for a Better New York.The political leaders at the dawn of the Hochul era.The tech billionaire, who has been on the board of the company formerly known as Facebook since 2005, is backing numerous politicians in the midterm elections.The significance of the new numbers can be hard to discern, because city officials used different methods to tally a subpopulation during the pandemic.New York City unveiled a comprehensive plan Friday to combat crime and address homelessness in the subway system that will expand response teams of health, police and community officials across the city.Gotham Gazette is an online publication covering New York policy and politics as well as news on public safety, transportation, education, finance and more.

Kathy Hochul’s first State of the State proposal included sweeping plans for affordable housing, free legal assistance for low-income tenants and sending social workers into the subways to conduct homeless outreach. But the governor failed to address other high-profile issues, like the end of pandemic eviction protections and the “Good Cause” eviction bill.New York City Council. The process of doling out $1.3 billion to pay bonuses to certain health care workers, geared toward boosting recruitment and retention, is underway. But the process is complicated.Plus a lockdown looms over Beijing and the U.S. flexes in Ukraine.

. A new mural aimed at reducing the stigma toward those suffering from mental illness was unveiled by the city Health Department at John F. Kennedy. Gotham Gazette is an online publication covering New York policy and politics as well as news on public safety, transportation, education, finance and more.The man accused of killing 10 at a Buffalo supermarket had made threats against his high school, the police said. A gun dealer who said he sold the suspect an assault weapon in recent months described a routine transaction.Jamestown plans to be the first city in New York State to use rescue plan funding for a municipal broadband system.The politically powerful people of Nassau and Suffolk counties.