New York City began mandating COVID-19 vaccines for municipal employees in July 2021. The mayor said more than 96% of city employees are vaccinated.
Mayor Eric Adams announced this week that officials will begin hospitalizing more homeless people by involuntarily providing care to those deemed to be in "psychiatric crisis."
New York's mayor testified at a House committee hearing on gun control this week, urging federal lawmakers to act. He spoke to Morning Edition about the steps his city is taking.
The tuxedo jacket features iconic features of New York, including the Brooklyn Bridge. It also displays a large handgun with a red slash through it.
Mayor Eric Adams issued a subway safety plan in February, and placed a strong emphasis on moving unhoused people from subway stations into housing.
The alarming surge in COVID infections is prompting city leaders, heads of companies, and even sports officials to withdraw from public events that could potentially expose more people to the virus.