Candidates for mayor pitched policies on a range of topics last week—and people running for comptroller, borough president, district attorney and Council joined in.
Plus, comptroller hopefuls on investing and sex crime, a DA candidate weighs in on cybercrime and calls for a tenant union.
NYC’s candidates for mayor, comptroller and district attorney have recently weighed in on everything from ethics to small business to school closures.
Here’s what the candidates running for mayor and comptroller proposed this week. Plus, one DA candidate targets public corruption, while another intends to monitor specific industries for wage theft and worker-safety violations.
As of Monday, New York City is exactly three months out from the June 22 mayoral primary, with early voting even closer. In the past week, here are a few highlights of the policy conversation among candidates for mayor, comptroller and Manhattan district attorney.
It’s snowing outside, but it’s been raining policy in New York’s 2021 campaigns. Here’s the first installment of a series breaking down some of the big ideas.
‘The math is simple. In a time when less people are riding the subway due to the COVID-19 pandemic, crime is more likely to occur due to the lack of potential eyewitnesses and brave New Yorkers present as psychological and physical deterrents.’
While two candidates reported having more than a million on hand to fuel a five-month push to the Democratic primary, two others released policy plans for conviction review and re-entry planning.
City Limits’ editor Jarrett Murphy catches us up on the ongoing Manhattan District Attorney’s race. At least eight candidates are running, several of whom have announced policies that could greatly reshape the office’s role.
Tahanie Aboushi is calling for independent investigations, more disclosure and a skeptical eye toward allegations of resisting arrest or assaulting a police officer.