Brigid Bergin


Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

Legionnaires' Outbreak Highlights the City-State Disconnect

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The City Council votes today to require building owners to better inspect cooling towers, but Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo haven't exactly formed a united front against Legionnaires'.

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The City's Plan for the Violent Mentally Ill

Monday, August 10, 2015

WNYC's Cindy Rodriguez and Brigid Bergin discuss the mayor's new $22 million initiative, NYC Safe, to reach out to violent mentally ill people.

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Comedian Amy Schumer and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer Team Up to Fight Gun Violence

Monday, August 03, 2015

The second-cousins are calling on Congress to strengthen background checks after a shooter in Lafayette, LA killed "Trainwreck" movie-goers last month.

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City Confirms 46 Cases of Legionnaires Disease

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Health officials say disease detectives are actively searching for the source of the South Bronx outbreak.


NYC to Feds: Help Puerto Rico

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

New York City leaders are calling on the federal government to intervene in Puerto Rico's looming $73 billion debt crisis.


Manhattan Boro President Finds Broadway Violates the ADA

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

A survey by Gale Brewer's office found less than 10 percent of sidewalk curb cuts comply with the 25-year-old Americans with Disabilities Act.


Verizon, Workers Ready Strike Plans

Sunday, July 26, 2015

The multi-billion dollar telecom giant may face a strike from nearly 40,000 workers across nine states — including New York and New Jersey — as soon as this weekend.

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Mark-Viverito Says Council Struck Uber Deal – Not de Blasio

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Speaker set the record straight while calling out anyone who might suggest she was forced to table the Uber cap bill as "sexist."


If de Blasio's Re-elected, Bratton Says He Won't Be NYPD Commissioner

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The city's top cop cited his age when asked whether he'd serve mayor after 2017.


Stringer Sides with Uber

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The New York City Comptroller is calling on the City Council to delay a possible vote on bills that would cap the growth of the on-demand taxi app.

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The Fight Between City Hall And Uber

Sunday, July 19, 2015

The on-demand taxi app is fighting a proposed cap on its growth backed by Mayor de Blasio and several City Council members — and race has entered the debate.

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How de Blasio Navigated the Death of Eric Garner

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Before he was elected, de Blasio promised to repair splintered relations between police and communities. But the mayor has been tested by Eric Garner's death from an NYPD officer.


Fans Gather In New York City To Honor U.S. Women's Soccer Team

Friday, July 10, 2015

Crowds turned out to honor the U.S. women's soccer team with a ticker tape parade in New York City Friday. The team defeated Japan to win the World Cup on Sunday. It's been more than ...


Photos: Ticker Tape Flies at Parade for US Soccer Champs

Friday, July 10, 2015

Lower Manhattan will swirl with confetti as thousands attend a parade celebrating the win by U.S. women's soccer team at the Women's World Cup.

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De Blasio Accuses Cuomo of Playing Political 'Games' at City's Expense

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Mayor de Blasio unleashed harsh words on Gov. Cuomo and the State Senate, vowing he won't play by their rules any longer.


More Cops on the Beat in New Plan, Mayor Says

Friday, June 26, 2015

A pilot version of the new policing plan is already underway in four precincts across the city — people are already starting to notice a difference.

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Council, Bratton Sway Mayor on More Cops

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

As part of the city budget deal, de Blasio reversed his earlier position and agreed to add 1,297 more cops after facing pressure from both inside and outside his administration.


NY to Hire 1,300 Police Officers as Part of $78.5B Budget

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The new officers will cost the city $170 million. The costs will be offset by $70 million in overtime savings.


De Blasio to Dante: Go With Purpose

Friday, June 19, 2015

At his son's high school graduation, the mayor delivered a speech tinged with personal reflection and a call to activism.

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Local Officials Outraged, Saddened by Charleston Shooting

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Mayor de Blasio called it a "troubling and heart wrenching moment."

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