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  • In First Budget, Adams Fails to Fulfill Pledge of 1% for Parks

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    Mayor Eric Adams as BK BP (photo: Erica Sherman/Brooklyn BP's Office)


    When he was running for the position and since becoming Mayor, Eric Adams publicly committed to increasing the budget for the Department of Parks and Recreation to 1% of the total city operating budget, which would mean nearly $1 billion annually. But as he presented his first budget plan this past week, an $98.5 billion spending plan for the next fiscal year,

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  • Max & Murphy Podcast: Parks, Beaches and Open Space in the Coronavirus Recovery

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    June 10, 2020 - Max & Murphy Podcast: Parks, Beaches and Open Space in the Coronavirus Recovery

    adam ganser 150Adam Ganser, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Parks, joined the show to discuss the city's approach to parks, beaches, and other open space during the coronavirus pandemic and after.

    Listen to the conversation and

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