Four months after he promised to make it easier to do business in the city, Mayor Eric Adams has announced a set of regulations he will relax or repeal in an attempt to make government less of an obstacle.
The city will repeal, reduce penalties or add a first-time warning step to 118 regulations by the end of the year, the mayor said.
“No one wanted to do business here,” Adams said Sunday during a news conference announcing the results of a citywide review. “No one wanted to go through the bureaucracy.” He said the changes will create “a city culture of yes.”
In early January, just after taking
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