Mayoral candidates Adams, Donovan and McGuire issued detailed reports on farming, health and policing, respectively.
In light of the controversy over Gov. Cuomo’s delay in releasing nursing-home fatalities numbers, we asked the mayoral candidates how they would approach enforcing the Freedom of Information Laws. They were, for candidates, oddly quiet.
The next mayor will have to deal with the educational damage wrought by COVID-19 and the profound problems of quality and equity that challenged the city’s schools even before the pandemic.
Candidates for NYC mayor and other posts continued to publish big ideas for the city’s problems, including hunger, transit, gun violence and a pitch for universal childcare for kids as young as one.
Proposals from candidates for mayor and district attorney would bring new levies on Wall Street, residential parking permits, solar panels on NYCHA roofs, and more.
The economy would have been a major topic in this campaign year even if COVID-19 never happened. Now, amid massive unemployment, a fiscal emergency, and potential long-term changes in commuting and retail, it’s pivotal.
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 comptroller has issued policy recommendations of dozens of areas of city life, from parks to pregnancy, and veterans to venture capital. How will that translate to a campaign—or a mayoralty?