NYC Mayor Adams in his first year has taken bold steps — but success remains uncertain

NYC Mayor Adams in his first year has taken bold steps — but success remains uncertain
Mayor Eric Adams is pictured in Times Square in October. - Luiz C. Ribeiro/New York Daily News/TNS

NEW YORK — In his first year as New York City’s 110th mayor, Eric Adams laid out many a plan. He promised to chip away at surges in crime that have left New Yorkers fearful. He set the goal of creating 500,000 new units of housing within 10 years. And he instituted belt-tightening measures aimed at staving off projected budget deficits that threaten the Big Apple’s long-term fiscal health. How’s he doing? To paraphrase the mayor himself, in this city, we’ve got 8 million people, but 35 million opinions. “We’re not talking about tinkering around the edges. That’s probably the most, I would say,...

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