Vanessa Fontaine will join Sen. Charles Schumer at the speech in support of Avonte's Law.
Police and the Manhattan DA's office have begun arresting and prosecuting bodega workers selling K2.
Politicians announced $190M in federal funds will be used to buy the new boats.
Sen. Charles Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the money for flood protection projects.
Officials kicked off the two-day tour with a press conference at the Barclays Center Monday.
A plan for East River berms won federal funding, as did proposals in The Bronx and Staten Island.
The parade for Iraq and Afghanistan vets would follow the Canyon of Heroes route in Manhattan.
"Bureaucratic infighting" has denied public housing residents reliable heat, Schumer said.
The DOJ said it would fund the devices after Sen. Schumer proposed "Avonte's Law" last week.
The devices would be voluntary and designed for parents of children who have a tendency to "bolt."
More than $1 billion in new aid will help property owners still trying to rebuild, officals say.
The Lowline is a proposed subterranean park in an abandoned trolley terminal on the Lower East Side.
Pier 42 will host a series of art installations and public programming through Nov. 1.
The agency got $185 million to keep the right of way for the Gateway Project.
A plan to relocate screening checkpoints could make Liberty-bound ferries unsafe, the police chief said.
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