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Sheena Wright

Sheena Wright

  • Max Politics Podcast: 'NYC Speaks' on Policy Priorities for the Adams Administration

    NYC Speaks at release of survey results (photo: @nycspeaks2022)

    April 6, 2022 - Max Politics Podcast: 'NYC Speaks' on Policy Priorities for the Adams Administration

    José Serrano-McClain, Co-Executive Director of NYC Speaks and Partner at HR&A Advisors, joined the show to discuss the NYC Speaks public policy survey that received over 62,000 responses from New Yorkers and what comes next in the public engagement process that is being done in coordination with the administration of Mayor Eric Adams to inform the city's policies and priorities. NYC Speaks is

  • How Mayor Adams is Reorganizing City Government

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    Mayor Adams at City Hall (photo: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office)

    Mayor Eric Adams came into office promising a more efficient and effective city government that doesn’t operate in silos and he’s taken steps in his first weeks on the job that he says will achieve that goal. Adams has reorganized the structure of city government, merged and consolidated several offices, created new roles while separating previously existing ones at the top of City Hall and established his top

  • Public Policy Survey Aligned with Adams Administration Gets Feedback from 45,000 New Yorkers and Counting

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    New Yorkers have a lot to say (photo: Michael Appleton/Mayor's Office)

    Over 45,000 New Yorkers have participated in a public policy survey aimed at informing the nascent administration of Mayor Eric Adams, a Democrat who took office on January 1. The results could bolster the mandate for many of Adams’ campaign promises and priorities and bring new ideas to City Hall.

    The survey, which is open to any New Yorker and anonymous, is scheduled to close on Friday, February 11. It’s part of ...