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Brigid Bergin

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Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

De Blasio Presses for State Criminal Justice Reforms In Wake of NYPD Death

Friday, October 23, 2015

The mayor wants the law to say judges must consider public safety when making bail and sentencing decisions.

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Slaying of NYPD Officer Revives Debate About Police Safety on the Streets

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

More details are emerging about the man who police say shot and killed a New York City police officer.   

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In First Town Hall, de Blasio Works to Sell His Housing Plan

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The mayor went to Washington Heights to tout the rent protections he's championed for tenants, but he also heard some angst over his housing plan.

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Poll Finds Affordability a Serious Problem

Monday, October 12, 2015

Seventy-four percent of people say the middle class is feeling more economic insecurity than ever before in a Public Agenda/WNYC poll.

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Pope Francis Joins Faith Leaders in Call for Peace at 9/11 Memorial

Friday, September 25, 2015

Pope Francis met with first responders and victims' families at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in Lower Manhattan this morning on his historic visit to New York City. 

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Exit of de Blasio’s Deputy Saddens, Alarms Advocates

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Those who serve the poor say the departure of Deputy Mayor Lilliam Barrios-Paoli leaves a huge hole in the administration — in more ways than one.

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Deputy Mayor to Leave Post for Volunteer Role

Monday, August 31, 2015

Lilliam Barrios-Paoli is among the few people of color in top leadership in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s cabinet.

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City May Replace Times Square Plazas With Traffic

Thursday, August 20, 2015

It's one step a new city task force will consider to combat the growth of quality of life crimes in the Big Apple's core.

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Legionnaires’ Outbreak Latest Test of Cuomo, de Blasio Relationship

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

After facing questions about state and city coordination, officials announce joint regulations to combat the outbreak.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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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