Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announces he’s running for Congress

Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announces he’s running for Congress

This post was originally published on this siteFormer New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Friday that he will run for Congress in a newly drawn district that includes parts of Manhattan and his home borough of Brooklyn.

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1,430 unvaccinated New York City workers fired, thousands more could follow: Live COVID updates

1,430 unvaccinated New York City workers fired, thousands more could follow: Live COVID updates

This post was originally published on this siteNew York City has fired more than 1,400 workers who failed to comply with its COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Latest news.     

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NYC Mayor Adams Wants More Facial Recognition Software for Cops

NYC Mayor Adams Wants More Facial Recognition Software for Cops

This post was originally published on this site  New York City Mayor Eric Adams wants to expand law enforcement’s use of facial recognition software in an effort to combat his city’s growing gun violence. Experts say the software can violate privacy and civil liberties with its secret surveillance and propensity...

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NY Mayor Eric Adams puts younger brother in charge of his security detail despite lingering ethics concerns

NY Mayor Eric Adams puts younger brother in charge of his security detail despite lingering ethics concerns

This post was originally published on this site NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Eric Adams is putting his younger brother in charge of his security detail, backing off a previous push to install him in a high-ranking NYPD post — but the switch up did not mollify government...

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Covid-19: Extra vaccine mandates come into force in New York City

Covid-19: Extra vaccine mandates come into force in New York City

This post was originally published on this siteThe measures include vaccine mandates for private-sector workers and children entering venues.

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New York City will allow 800,000 noncitizens to vote in local elections

New York City will allow 800,000 noncitizens to vote in local elections

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Rachel Martin talks to Ron Hayduk, a professor of political science at San Francisco State University, about New York City allowing noncitizen immigrants to vote in local elections.

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Supreme Court declines to block New York vaccine mandate

Supreme Court declines to block New York vaccine mandate

This post was originally published on this siteThe Supreme Court turned away two emergency requests Monday from health care workers, doctors and nurses in New York to block the state’s vaccine mandate.

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New York City gives noncitizens the right to vote in local elections

New York City gives noncitizens the right to vote in local elections

New York City gives noncitizens the right to vote in local elections

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De Blasio imposes sweeping vaccine requirement on New York businesses

De Blasio imposes sweeping vaccine requirement on New York businesses

This post was originally published on this siteNEW YORK — All New Yorkers who work in the city’s private sector will have to be vaccinated against Covid-19 under a new measure Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday — a “first-in-the-nation” mandate that would take effect four days before he leaves...

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New York City expected to give some voting rights to noncitizens

New York City expected to give some voting rights to noncitizens

This post was originally published on this siteNoncitizens would be able to vote in local elections, but not for president, members of Congress or in the state elections.

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