NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There’s extra push-back in opposition to federal cuts that will affect New York City.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hosted a digital media convention Saturday calling on metropolis and state officers to file a authorized problem to the Federal Emergency Management Agency rule modifications.
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Adams says the cuts are political and would cease reimbursement for the cleansing of colleges, subways and public services throughout the pandemic.
“We can’t use our federal agencies as schoolyard bullies to prevent our cities from reopening and preventing the resurgence of coronavirus,” Adams stated.
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The borough president was joined by a civil rights legal professional who says the FEMA cuts are in violation of the Administrative Procedure Act.
FEMA claims the reimbursements don’t qualify as emergency protecting measures.
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