‘A moving crisis’: Mayor Adams again appeals in Albany for state to pick up half of migrant care costs

With hat in hand, Mayor Eric Adams made his annual pilgrimage to Albany on Tuesday to again implore state lawmakers for more migrant crisis aid — along with another four years of mayoral control of public schools and a bevy of housing reforms.

Hizzoner traveled to the state capital for the annual event known as “Tin Cup Day” — a pilgrimage of local officials appealing to state lawmakers for greater funding in the upcoming budget — against the backdrop of criticisms that he has struggled to score many wins there during his first two years in office, something that he fiercely denies.