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Mayor Adams, NYC Council announce deal on $112.4B budget after months of sharp debate

After months of bitter negotiations, Mayor Adams and City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams announced Friday that they’ve agreed in principle to a $112.4 billion spending plan, which adds about $1…

Mayor Adams says NYC budget will be on time as negotiations with Council go down to the wire

As New York City’s municipal budget negotiations come down to the wire, Mayor Adams and his top spokesman said Tuesday it’ll be on time even as City Council members are…

Mayor Adams’ charter revision panel seeks new limits on NYC Council power

The commission assigned by Mayor Adams to propose changes to New York City’s Charter recommended Monday that there be a significant shift in how the city assesses the fiscal impact…

Texts show how NYC Mayor Adams tried to pacify ‘Bling Bishop’ Lamor Whitehead in feud with top adviser

For years, Mayor Adams went to extraordinary lengths to privately pacify Lamor Whitehead, as the ex-con-turned-pastor picked fights with his top adviser, Ingrid Lewis-Martin, and pressed him for financial and…

Adams holding off on Randy Mastro hire ‘out of respect’ for NYC Council amid budget talks: adviser

Mayor Adams has been holding off on formally tapping controversial litigator Randy Mastro to become the city government’s new top lawyer “out of respect” for the City Council as it…

Chinese billionaire nabbed for illegal straw donations to Adams campaign sentenced to deportation

Hui Qin, the Chinese billionaire who admitted in March to making straw donations to political campaigns — including Mayor Adams’ — was sentenced Thursday to seven months in prison and…

Adams adviser Winnie Greco returns to work at City Hall months after FBI raids

Winnie Greco, a senior adviser to Mayor Adams who went on paid sick leave after her Bronx homes were raided by the FBI in February, recently returned to work at…

Mayor Adams gives Gov. Hochul pass on remarks about Bronx Black kids not knowing what ‘computer is’

A day after Gov. Hochul said Black kids in the Bronx don’t know the meaning of the word “computer,” Mayor Adams gave her a pass on the gaffe, saying Tuesday…

Mayor Adams walks back timeline on shuttering unlicensed NYC pot shops

Mayor Adams has for months assured New Yorkers he’d shut down every unlicensed weed shop in New York within 30 days of being granted expanded enforcement powers by the state. But…

NYPD union sues Adams administration over new ‘zero tolerance’ policy on steroid use among cops

New York City’s largest cop union is suing Police Commissioner Edward Caban and Mayor Adams for implementing a new “zero tolerance” policy on NYPD officers using steroids or other performance-enhancing…