Mayoral candidates Adams, Donovan and McGuire issued detailed reports on farming, health and policing, respectively.
‘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.
Janos Marton’s plan would pump $50 million a year to community-based providers in hopes of keeping people with mental illness out of police cars, courthouse lockups and jail cells.
Lucy Lang says prosecutors have a role advocating for better oversight of long-term care facilities, and pursuing those who harm the elderly.