State of the City | Mayor Adams outlines his ‘Working People’s Agenda’ in Queens address


In his second State of the City address on Thursday, Mayor Eric Adams laid out his vision for a “Working People’s Agenda” that will guide his administration as his sophomore year in office gets underway.

Adams delivered the annual speech at the Queens Theater in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, not even a full year after his first, pandemic-delayed State of the City at Brooklyn’s Kings Theater last April. During Thursday’s address, hizzoner laid out plans to get more New Yorkers into the workforce, take over 1,000 repeat offenders off city streets and rezoning areas like Midtown Manhattan to construct more housing under four pillars: jobs, safety, housing, and care.