NEW YORK (WABC) – It’s called “Pein Cup Day,” when New York mayors travel to Albany to speak for their cities.

In the case of Mayor Eric Adams, he is expected to raise two big issues: bail reform and more money for the city budget.

He is expected to ask for more money to deal with the influx of migrants arriving in the city.

Gov. Kathy Hachul’s plan would bring $1 billion to the city for migrants, and the city is expected to receive some federal funding, but Mayor Adams says that’s not enough to help the more than 40,000 asylum seekers who have arrived.

Adams will also take the opportunity to propose something he has championed in the past, changes to bail reform.

He previously proposed changes that would allow judges to consider whether someone is a threat to public safety in order to crack down on repeat offenders.

“No matter what we face, we will reduce the crime rate. We’re going to do what we’ve committed to, continue to get guns off the streets, dangerous people off the streets, cooperate with our prosecutors, prosecute,” Adams said. “But we know this is our job. That’s where the buck stops, and we’re going to defeat those who want to keep us in danger.”

Mayor Adams says there are 1,700 to 2,000 repeat offenders citywide, and focusing on those people will significantly reduce crime.

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