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Brigid Bergin

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Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

Longest Serving Sanitation Commish Departs Saying 'Thank Youse'

Monday, March 31, 2014

WNYC

City officials paid tribute to outgoing Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty who left the department after more than five decades on Friday.

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This Week In Politics: Christie's In-House Cleaning

Saturday, March 29, 2014

WNYC

An internal report by a group of high-powered lawyers says Christie and his allies did nothing wrong. So why did Port Authority Chairman David Samson resign?

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When Every Second Counts, EMS Takes 562 To Show Up

Thursday, March 27, 2014

WNYC

It took the city more than nine minutes to send an ambulance to the scene of an emergency after a person called 911 last year.

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Cuomo 'Trying Actively' To Resolve Homeless Issue, After Telling City 'Next Year'

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

WNYC

As the budget deadline looms, the governor is sounding a different tone as city and state officials try to agree on a plan.

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If You're Looking for a Pre-K Teaching Job, You're in Luck

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

New York City is already making efforts to find and recruit 1,000 new pre-k teachers for this fall. Actually hiring them remains contingent on budget negotiations in Albany.

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On Homeless Fight, State Says to City: 'Next Year'

Monday, March 24, 2014

WNYC

The mayor wants to use rent subsidies to fight homelessness, but Gov. Cuomo says better luck next year.

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This Week in Politics: de Blasio, Christie, Samson Feel the Heat

Saturday, March 22, 2014

WNYC

The first Bridgegate question โ€” and calls for Port Authority Chair David Samson to resign. This Week in Politics breaks it down.

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De Blasio Taps Experienced Planner for Parks

Friday, March 21, 2014

Mitchell Silver is currently based in Raleigh โ€” but he has a long NYC history.

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De Blasio Signs Paid Sick Leave Bill in Brooklyn

Thursday, March 20, 2014

WNYC

In a break with tradition, Mayor de Blasio signed his first bill into law miles away from City Hall.

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Liu Sues Campaign Finance Board

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

WNYC

The failed mayoral candidate says the CFB's decision to withhold millions in matching funds was unconstitutional.

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De Blasio Pledges 'Reform' With 4 New Criminal Justice Picks

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

WNYC

Department of Correction appointee Joseph Ponte comes to the city from Maine where he built a reputation as a reformer.

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De Blasio Inches Towards Pre-K Compromise

Monday, March 10, 2014

WNYC

Says 'Alternative' Would Be OK, As Long As It Gets The Job Done

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Local News Round Up: Carriages, Pre-K Funding, TLC

Monday, March 10, 2014

Brigid Bergin, City hall and politics reporter at WNYC, and Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for The Daily News, round up the local city news - from universal pre-k and the charter school debate to the mayor's relationship with Governor Cuomo and other news out of Albany.

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This Week in Politics: Slugging It Out in Albany

Saturday, March 08, 2014

WNYC

Cuomo and de Blasio slug it out in Albany over who cares more about education.

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Can De Blasio Govern From the Grassroots?

Friday, March 07, 2014

WNYC

Mayor de Blasio says he governs with single-minded focus, as in the fight over pre-k. But his critics call it a lack of vision.

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This Week in Politics: Is Christie Getting his Mojo Back?

Saturday, March 01, 2014

This Week in Politics: Christie's up, and De Blasio gets his first major bill passed.

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A Rematch for Historic Uptown Seat

Thursday, February 27, 2014

WNYC

It's on: Democrat vs. Democrat in the hottest congressional race in the city.

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Obama Builds on Bloomberg's Young Men's Initiative

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

WNYC

President Obama plans to draw from one of Mayor Bloomberg's signature initiatives to ensure young men of color have access to more economic opportunity.

The former mayor will be at the White House Thursday when Obama makes the official announcement.

The new national program is based on Bloomberg's Young Men's ...

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The Path to Labor Peace: De Blasio's Challenge

Monday, February 24, 2014

WNYC

To get a labor deal, Mayor Bill De Blasio also has to negotiate his way through a process that requires separate talks on wages, health care and retirement benefits. Oh, and on that last one, the pensions? He doesn't even have a seat at the table.

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#Speedgate Hangs Over Murky LICH Deal

Friday, February 21, 2014

WNYC

Mayor de Blasio is hailing a deal to keep Brooklyn's Long Island College Hospital open. But that deal is no guarantee. Meanwhile, the press just wants to know about the speeding.

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