Eric Adams, Bloomberg, Brad Siegel discussed on Bloomberg Daybreak

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That's how long it's been It's crazy Bloomberg business week Week afternoons at two eastern On Bloomberg radio the Bloomberg business app and Bloomberg radio dot com Federal help is on the way for Colorado's wildfires Brad Siegel has more President Biden approved a disaster declaration early Saturday for those impacted by wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of homes in the Denver suburbs Boulder county sheriff Joe Pelé says at least 500 homes have gone up in flames and more than 30,000 people have been evacuated At this point no deaths have been reported The White House says the aid includes funding for temporary housing and emergency loans Eric Adams delivers his first address as New York City's 110th mayor The city's second black mayor struck an optimistic tone in his New Year's Day address Despite COVID-19 and his persistence New York is not closed It is still open and alive because New York is a more resilient than the pandemic The 61 year old former NYPD captain says his immediate goals are to battle the coronavirus fight the rise in violent crime and to turn the city's economy around That's the latest I'm Julie Ryan Palmer and the Bloomberg newsroom newly sworn in mayor Eric Adams addressed the people of New York City for the first time He took the oath of office in Times Square just after midnight and arrived at city hall by 8 30 this morning ready to take on the challenges the 5 boroughs face with increased crime A surge of COVID cases and preventing another lockdown Adams made it clear he has no plans to issue a lockdown This would be our new year's resolution We were not the control by crisis Adams said with the advancement of treatments testing and vaccinations he saw no reason why New York City should close Almost 2400 flights into and out of the U.S. were canceled today and more than 1100 were delayed according to tracking firm flight aware dot com amid bad weather and staff shortages on caused by the rapid spread of the coronavirus variant.

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