Kathleen Corradi, a former elementary school teacher and land use expert who specializes in urban sustainability, has been appointed by NYC Mayor as the city’s first Rat Czarina.
New York City now has a “rat czar.”
Kathleen Corradi has been named the city’s director of rodent mitigation.
“You’ll be seeing a lot of me and a lot less rats,” Corradi said Wednesday after she was introduced by Mayor Eric Adams.
Added Adams: “Kathy has the knowledge, drive, experience, and energy to send rats packing and create a cleaner more welcoming city for all New Yorkers.”
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The mayor also announced $3.5 million for rat mitigation in Harlem. The money will fund new techniques and new staff members to inspect, exterminate and clean public spaces.
“He hates rats. I hate rats. Every New Yorker hates rats,” Corradi said. “Rats are tough but New Yorkers are tougher.”
Corradi, a former elementary school teacher and land use expert who specializes in urban sustainability, was chosen out of 900 applicants.
The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has suspended the funding to think tank Center for Policy Research’s government license to receive foreign funds for 180 days or until further notice.
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