Andrea Bernstein appears in the following:
Thursday, August 29, 2002
Voters go to the polls in 12 days not only to select a Democratic candidate for Governor, but also a candidate for State Comptroller. The state comptroller is responsible for analyzing the budget, auditing state funds, and investing the states $120 billion pension fund. But as WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports, ...
Monday, August 19, 2002
The Democratic candidates met in their first televised debate Sunday. Each candidate maintained the race was about issues and ideas. But as WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports, that wasn't it, at all.
Both Carl McCall and Andrew Cuomo had something to accomplish in the first debate. For McCall, who has been accused ...
Friday, August 09, 2002
City officials sat down with port authority members yesterday for their first face-to-face talks on a city proposal to swap the land under the city's airports for the World Trade Center site. But as WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports, some civic groups are beginning to wonder if the city can afford ...
Friday, April 12, 2002
With five months to go until the Democratic primary for New York governor, two high-profile Democrats are fighting tooth and nail to gain advantage among party activists. But while many Democrats view former federal housing secretary Andrew Cuomo and State Comptroller Carl McCall as their best shot at the Governor's ...
Monday, April 01, 2002
For the 18th year in a row, April begins with no state budget for New York. A child born the last time there was an on-time state budget could now be a freshman in college.
Wednesday, March 27, 2002
Lawyers for protesters arrested at the World Economic Forum say the New York police department may have violated its own policies for handling arrests by holding demonstrators in jail overnight which could potentially cost the city millions of dollars in lawsuits. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports ....
Wednesday, March 20, 2002
The powerful health care workers union - local 1199 of the
service employees international union -- announced its support of Republican Governor George Pataki yesterday. The endorsement comes as a major boost for the Republican incumbent, who will run against one of two high-profile Democrats. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.
Monday, March 04, 2002
As New York tries to figure out what to build at the World Trade Center site, and how to reconstruct Downtown as a whole, there are a lot of people and agencies weighing in. But who really makes the final decisions? The Mayor? The Governor? The Port Authority? WNYC's Andrea ...
Friday, March 01, 2002
You can't get there from the West, or the North or the South, for that matter. The subway stop on the corner is closed. The only way to get into century 21's Courtlandt or Dey street entrances is from Broadway, to the east. Even so, the official reopening of Century ...
Thursday, February 14, 2002
Mayor Michael Bloomberg released his preliminary $42 billion budget yesterday. To close a projected $4.8 billion gap, the mayor is asking for one third of that amount in savings, one third in borrowing, and one third in federal or state help. As WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein reports, despite the size of ...
Tuesday, February 12, 2002
Voters go to the polls in a variety of districts to select legislators. One of the most hotly contested races is on the East Side of Manhattan, where Democrat Liz Kruger is vying with Republican John Ravitz to fill the seat vacated by 33-year incumbent State Senator Roy Goodman. But ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2002
Governor Pataki has announced an 88-point-six billion dollar budget. Despite dire predictions, the budget contained less painful news than anyone expected.
Wednesday, January 16, 2002
Less than a week after the NY state legislature started its 2002 session, it has approved a 3.5 billion dollar deal to raise the salaries of health care workers. The accord is not only good news for health care workers, it's good news for Governor Pataki and the 211 members ...
Thursday, January 10, 2002
Governor Pataki sounded themes of bipartisanship and fiscal responsibility in the post September 11th world, during his his annual State of the State speech. It came at a time of BOTH dimished resources and hotly pursued political ambitions.
Saturday, December 08, 2001
Tony Kushner traces the bloody invasions of Afghanistan in his newest play, Homebody/Kabul, opening December 19 at the New York Theatre Workshop.
Tuesday, December 04, 2001
To fill the institutional memory void, Baruch College offered a sort of pre-school for council members. WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein attended class.
In a luncheon address, Actress Valerie Harper called them thirty eight new babies. Actually, 20 are more like toddlers: Six had high-level council posts. Four served in other elective offices. ...
Wednesday, November 28, 2001
State Comptroller Carl McCall officially kicked off his campaign for Governor at a speech at New York University yesterday. WNYC political reporter Andrea Bernstein sat down with Mr. McCall after the speech.
Tuesday, November 06, 2001
Andrea Bernstein reports.
Friday, October 12, 2001
Mark Green received 52% of the votes to Fernando Ferrera's 48%, it was a sharply divided democratic electorate as WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.
Wednesday, October 10, 2001
The Winner will face Republican nominee Michael Bloomberg. New York City is a heavily Democratic area and many believe that tomorrow's winner will be the odds will be the odds on favorite to win in November. As the events of Septmeber 11th prove very little in the city is going ...