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 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 […]

Mayor-elect Adams Announces Appointments for Commissioners of HRA, OMB, DOF, and DCAS, as Well as Communications Director and Executive Director of the Office of Ethnic and Community Media

Mayor-elect Adams Announces Appointments for Commissioners of HRA, OMB, DOF, and DCAS, as Well as Communications Director and Executive Director of the Office of Ethnic and Community Media

Mayor elect Eric Adams announces newest members of his administration during a press conference in Midtown Manhattan. – New York City, NY – December 21, 2021 (Shutterstock) New York, NY – Today, Mayor-elect Adams announced a slate of appointments for his incoming administration. The appointees – one of whom will head a newly-created Mayor’s Office […]

Mayor-elect Adams Announces Dr. Chokshi to Stay on Through March as DOHMH Commissioner, Ashwin Vasan M.d. PhD to Then Assume Role as City Battles COVID Surge

Mayor-elect Adams Announces Dr. Chokshi to Stay on Through March as DOHMH Commissioner, Ashwin Vasan M.d. PhD to Then Assume Role as City Battles COVID Surge

Today, Mayor-elect Adams announced that Dr. Dave A. Chokshi will continue to serve as Commissioner of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) through March 15 of 2022. Mayor-elect Adams also announced that Ashwin Vasan, M.D., PhD will then become DOHMH Commissioner in March and will serve as Senior Adviser for Public Health in […]

Mayor-elect Adams Appoints Matt Fraser as Chief Technology Officer and Melanie Larocca as New City Efficiency Czar

Mayor-elect Adams Appoints Matt Fraser as Chief Technology Officer and Melanie Larocca as New City Efficiency Czar

Mayor-elect Eric Adams speaks during announcement on his pick for Department of Correction Commissioner at Brooklyn Borough Hall – New York, NY – December 16, 2021 (Shutterstock) New York, NY – Today, Mayor-elect Eric Adams announced the appointment of Matthew Fraser as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Melanie LaRocca as Chief Efficiency Officer. As CTO, […]

Mayor-Elect Adams Appoints Five Deputy Mayors

All five incoming deputy mayors appointed today women, including the first deputy mayors of Asian descentAdams and deputy mayors joined by trailblazing leaders Gotbaum, Holtzman, Messinger, Montgomery, and Quinn

Mayor-Elect Adams Appoints Five Deputy Mayors

Mayor-elect Eric Adams poses with 5 women to be appointed as his deputy at Brooklyn Borough Hall. – New York, NY – December 20, 2021 (Shutterstock) Brooklyn, NY — Today, Mayor-elect Eric Adams announced the appointment of five deputy mayors to his incoming administration — all women — including two appointees who will be the […]

Who is Adrienne Adams, Presumptive Next New York City Council Speaker?

Who is Adrienne Adams, Presumptive Next New York City Council Speaker?

(L-R) New York City Council Members Adrienne Adams, Ydanis Rodriguez, Brad Lander and Speaker and Acting Public Advocate Corey Johnson at a news conference. – New York NY/USA-February 13, 2019 (Shutterstock) By Samar Khurshid, Gotham Gazette City Council Member Adrienne Adams, a Democrat from Southeastern Queens, is poised to become the next Speaker of the […]