Andrea Bernstein

Andrea Bernstein appears in the following:

Local 1199 Endorses Pataki

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.

Rivera: ...


Rebuilding: The Politics

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 ...


Century 21 Re-Opens

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 ...


Mayor Bloomberg's Budget

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 ...


Hotly Contested Race on Upper East Side

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 ...


Budget Cuts Less Painful Than Expected

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.


Albany Round-Up

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 ...


Gov. Pataki's State of the State

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.


Now Playing: Homebody/Kabul

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.


New City Council Goes To "School"

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. ...


Carl McCall for Governor

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.


Bloomberg on Election Day

Tuesday, November 06, 2001

Andrea Bernstein reports.


Race an Issue in Mayor Runoff

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.


Democrats in New York City

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 ...


NYC Budget Gap

Friday, October 05, 2001

No matter who the next mayor is, he'll face a multi-billion-dollar budget gap.


First Runoff Debate

Thursday, October 04, 2001

Democrats Mark Green and Fernando Ferrer agreed more than they disagreed in the first of two mayoral runoff debates.


Ferrer Vs. Green

Wednesday, October 03, 2001

Andrea Bernstein reports on the first run-off debate.


The Economy

Monday, September 10, 2001

But as WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein reports, the city economy is weakening, the next Mayor will face a $3 billion budget gap, and all those promises may not be so easy to keep.

On the corner of Wall Street and Broadway: Malik Kahn sells bananas, peaches, mangoes and other fruits lined up ...


Meet Peter Vallone

Friday, August 31, 2001

But as WNYC?s Andrea Bernstein reports, even with those three decades in government, Mr. Vallone still has to introduce himself to voters.


Kathy Boudin To Go Before Parole Board: Exclusive Interview

Tuesday, August 21, 2001

In a getaway attempt in a U-haul truck two police officers were killed. The passenger in the truck, Kathy Boudin, the daughter of a prominent lawyer and a Bryn Mawr graduate, pleaded guilty to her role in the robbery, and was sentenced to 20 years to life. This week, she ...