A Manhattan civil court will hear a class action lawsuit against the MTA today. Riders with disabilities are planning to rally before the hearing as they demand elevators in every New York City subway station. CBS New York video
While in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit, the Mayor gave a rousing talk about climate change and the impacts it has had on NYC and the residents who call the Big Apple home. It’s no wonder NYC is leading the charge in climate action. Official NY City Hall video
New York with a Strict Gun Low and with progressive Mayor De Blasio A shooting at a Bronx playground left two people injured. That incident was caught on surveillance camera and NYPD are hoping that video will lead to the arrests of that two young men. It happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday at Walton Park on the corner of East 181st Street and Walton Avenue . Two unidentified individuals approached the basketball court, at which time one of them pulled out a firearm and shot numerous times at the people inside. Video ABC7NY
US President Donald Trump’s new, soon-to-be-announced immigration plan “fundamentally changes the way we think about immigration,” … The proposal is said to put an end to the visa lottery system and instead implement a comprehensive merit-based admissions procedure, three senior administration officials told Fox News. “The most important thing about this proposal is that it fundamentally changes the way we think about immigration,” Swan said on “Special Report,” as part of the “All-Star Panel.” “It flips on its head [the idea that] typically we take the bulk of people based on their family ties. This completely reverses that and it looks at skills and education,” he said. Potential immigrants would be assessed using a point-based system, accounting for factors including age, English proficiency, whether each candidate has an offer of employment above a certain wage threshold, and educational and vocational certifications. Fox News video.