Azi Paybarah appears in the following:
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Monday, August 25, 2014
Monday, March 24, 2014
Monday, January 20, 2014
Monday, December 23, 2013
Monday, November 18, 2013
Monday, September 09, 2013
After a long primary season, (registered) New Yorkers hit the polls tomorrow to choose the Democratic and Republican nominees for Mayor -- or at least who will be in the runoff. Azi Paybarah of Capital New York and WNYC's Anna Sale discuss the last-minute push by the campaigns, and what to watch for as the results come in tomorrow.
Friday, July 19, 2013
The election season is heating up, with new polls showing strong support for Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer in the mayoral and comptroller's race, respectively. Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, and Kate Taylor of the New York Times discuss the state of the races, and the recent Times poll on Mayor Bloomberg's legacy.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The election season is heating up, with a full slate of Democrats and Republicans trying to raise as much cash as possible in advance of the primaries. WNYC reporter Anna Sale and Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, talk about the latest developments. Plus: What the recent unrest in East Flatbush around the shooting of Kimani Gray says about the state of community relations and the Bloomberg policing legacy. WNYC's Stephen Nessen joins briefly from East Flatbush to describe the community's reactions.
Monday, November 05, 2012
Richard Flanagan, associate professor at the College of Staten Island and co-author of Staten Island: Conservative Bastion in a Liberal City, talks about the Congressional race on Staten Island.
Friday, October 05, 2012
Monday, August 27, 2012
Friday, August 03, 2012
Capitol New York political reporter Azi Paybarah explains how Governor Cuomo's promises of transparency compare to his administration's record, and discusses the latest on the governor's 2016 hopes.
Monday, July 09, 2012
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Thursday, April 26, 2012
No high profile Republican candidate has emerged as a favorite for next year's mayoral race. Azi Paybarah, reporter for Capital New York, and Doug Muzzio, professor of political science at Baruch College and host of "City Talk" on CUNY/TV, talk about the buzz surrounding an effort to draft Ray Kelly, and the leadership void in the local GOP.
Friday, February 25, 2011
Actress Cynthia Nixon puts Andrew Cuomo's budget in plain language.
"And while we're at it, let's take a hundred or more schools across the state, and just shut them down. It sounds like I'm joking but that's exactly what is going to happen if we don't stop Governor Cuomo's record setting one-point-five billion dollars in school cuts.
"The worst part is the governor is simultaneously proposing multi-billion-dollar tax breaks for the wealthiest New Yorkers."
The group, Alliance for Quality Educaiton, is calling for people to submit their own videos describing how Cuomo's cuts to schools would impact them.
Cuomo's spokesman, Josh Vlasto, says the figures Nixon cites in the video are not accurate.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Ronald Reagan had his 'welfare queens,' Rudy Giuliani had his criminals and 'squeegee men,' and now Chris Christie has his sprawling and powerful public-sector unions - teachers, cops and firefighters who Christie says are driving up local taxes beyond what the citizenry can afford, while also demanding the kind of lifetime security that most private-sector workers have already lost.
"It may just be that Christie has stumbled onto the public-policy issue of our time, which is how to bring the exploding costs of the public workforce in line with reality. ... Then again, he may simply be the latest in a long line of politicians to give an uneasy public the scapegoat it demands
[h/t Mike Allen]
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Support for performance-based layoffs is strong among all groups, including 75–20 percent among voters in households with a union member, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll finds. Voters with children in public school back performance-based layoffs 90–7 percent.
By a 50–22 percent margin, New York State voters have a favorable opinion of public school teachers, with 25 percent who haven’t heard enough about them to form an opinion. Parents of public school students have a 60–22 percent favorable opinion.