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Mayor Eric Adams signed a package of bills into law Tuesday afternoon that aim to improve maternal health and create more equitable outcomes for pregnant New Yorkers.

Black New Yorkers are eight times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than white New Yorkers and nearly three times as likely to suffer from severe pregnancy complications.

New York City students who are under the age of five will need to continue wearing masks in class, even if the school mask mandate is lifted by Mayor Eric Adams next week, because those kids are not currently eligible for COVID vaccines, a spokesperson for the mayor said.

The newly re-elected public advocate describes how moving through life with the chronic condition prepared him to lead.

“I like this early voting. I can come early, do what I have to do, and have the rest of my day to go.”

“I’m caught between having to make decisions at the same time,” the Jumaane Williams said during a Tuesday night debate.

The latest tabulations do not include absentee ballots, which could once again change the rankings, but some candidates saw their leads grow.

This year's Democratic mayoral primary has the largest field of candidates since 1977. Then there are all those other names for all those different positions.

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams said the current plans are anything but cautious, even though cases, hospitalizations, and deaths continue to fall statewide.

The race for public advocate in 2021 is relatively quiet in an otherwise noisy election season, here's a look at who's running.