Brigid Bergin appears in the following:
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
New York City is being sued for violating the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, which celebrated its 24th anniversary last week. Advocates argue too many city sidewalks lack proper curb cuts and are not accessible to people with disabilities.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
The Mayor is in Italy on vacation — while there was a controversial death in police custody.
Friday, July 25, 2014
The former first lady was surrounded by prominent Latino elected leaders and looked primed to embark on a presidential campaign.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Public Advocate Tish James says the death of Eric Garner while in police custody should be a wake-up call.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Mayor de Blasio tapped civil rights attorney Richard Emery to revive the much-maligned Civilian Complaint Review Board, the agency that handles allegations of police misconduct.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
As Mayor Bill de Blasio travels around Italy, he plans to search for one specific thing.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Three unions gave $800,000 to Campaign for One New York, the lobby group supporting Mayor Bill de Blasio's agenda.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Mayor de Blasio is encouraging families that haven't nailed down all of their summer plans to sign up for a few thousand seats that are still available in summer enrichment programs.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
As a LIRR strike looms, Governor Cuomo sits on the sidelines while Mayor de Blasio plans a 10-day vacation to Italy.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
The card, dubbed NYC ID, is intended to help people access city services and enter city buildings Officials are also negotiating with banks, stores, restaurants and cultural institutions to also recognize the ID.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio backs up pledge to make public housing safer with added millions in investment.
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city's largest public workers union announced a tentative contract agreement.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Congressman Charlie Rangel has declared victory in New York's 13th congressional district Democratic primary. But he only leads Adriano Espaillat by about two thousand votes, and a significant number of absentee ballots have yet to be counted. WNYC political reporter Brigid Bergin and Data News team's John Keefe break down the politics and data of the super-close race.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Rep. Charles Rangel is ahead of State Sen. Adriano Espaillat 47.4 percent to 43.6 percent in a primary election to secure the Democratic nomination for the 13th congressional district.
Monday, June 23, 2014
The New York representative runs a real risk of losing to Dominican-American rival Adriano Espaillat in Tuesday's Democratic primary. Rangel is one of the longest-serving members of Congress.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Democrats bare their teeth and show their lovey-dovey side as a primary in an uptown congressional race gets heated. City Hall delivers the least contentious budget in decades — and the Albany session limps to its finale.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Next Tuesday’s primary election may feel like déjà vu for voters in the 13th congressional district in Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, but the city’s politics have shifted in a decidedly more progressive direction.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Democrats running in the June 24 primary for the upper Manhattan and Bronx congressional seat held by Rep. Charles Rangel debate the merits and meaning of change.
Saturday, June 07, 2014
The balance of power in Albany starts to tilt