The first general election mayoral debate is unlikely to change the trajectory of the race. But it could map out the options facing the city when it comes to a number of key challenges.
Besides the mayoral debate, arguments over the New Jersey governorship, the statue of Columbus, the 43rd district Council seat and a key development site in Brooklyn are also in the headlines.
‘Condemning Neo-Nazis and Klansmen is (or at least should be) an easy first step. Yet, if we as a nation want to fully reject racism, we must commit ourselves to the proposition that every American is entitled to an equally long and healthy life.’
Two faith-based organizations are calling for investments in NYCHA and 15,000 units of affordable senior apartments on NYCHA land.