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Elizabeth Kim is a reporter on the People and Power desk who covers mayoral power. She previously covered the pandemic, housing, redevelopment and public spaces. A native of Queens, she speaks fluent Mandarin.

Elizabeth Kim

Alison Russo-Elling was “stabbed multiple times in a barbaric and completely unprovoked attack,” Acting Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh says.

An array of uncertainties threaten to slow or thwart the ongoing recovery and drive up the city’s budget shortfalls in the coming years.

Tuesday’s announcement marked the formal end to a controversial mandate that received little enforcement under Mayor Eric Adams.

City agencies can resume hiring as long as their submitted savings plans are approved by the city's budget office.

In a press conference Monday, the mayor said the woman died by suicide, but did not provide further details about the circumstances leading to her death.

The hiring of Annemarie Gray, a senior advisor for land use policy in City Hall, is part of a broader effort by Open New York to become a bigger player in shaping local and state housing policy.

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