Brigid Bergin appears in the following:
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recent labor agreement requires the city and its unions to cut health-care costs by billions in the next four years. How that's supposed to happen is where it gets tricky.
Monday, April 21, 2014
Officials are investigating why ambulances were not immediately dispatched to a deadly fire in Far Rockaway, Queens, on Saturday night. Two 4-year-old siblings were killed and three other people were injured in the blaze.
Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano told reporters Monday that when firefighters arrive on the scene, they usually ...
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Mayor de Blasio talks education, health care, female firefighters and his record collection with WNYC's Brigid Bergin.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Mayor de Blasio celebrated his first 100 days in office with a big speech at Cooper Union. Brigid Bergin, city hall and politics reporter at WNYC, and Greg David, director of the Business and Economic Reporting Program at CUNY Journalism School and contributor to Crain's New York Business, talk about his administration's accomplishments and challenges so far.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
In the first 100 days, Mayor de Blasio put some points on the board. But there were no bold new ideas for the days ahead.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
De Blasio said he wanted a diverse administration. Did he succeed?
Saturday, April 05, 2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wins and loses in the Albany budget....campaign reformers just lose...and new details emerge on how Chris Christie mingled campaign and government work. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein, Brigid Bergin and Robert Lewis break it all down This Week In Politics.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
With pre-k money secured, Mayor de Blasio's next negotiating test comes in the form of 152 expired labor contracts.
Monday, March 31, 2014
City officials paid tribute to outgoing Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty who left the department after more than five decades on Friday.
Saturday, March 29, 2014
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?
Thursday, March 27, 2014
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.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
As the budget deadline looms, the governor is sounding a different tone as city and state officials try to agree on a plan.
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.
Monday, March 24, 2014
The mayor wants to use rent subsidies to fight homelessness, but Gov. Cuomo says better luck next year.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
The first Bridgegate question — and calls for Port Authority Chair David Samson to resign. This Week in Politics breaks it down.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Mitchell Silver is currently based in Raleigh — but he has a long NYC history.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
In a break with tradition, Mayor de Blasio signed his first bill into law miles away from City Hall.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The failed mayoral candidate says the CFB's decision to withhold millions in matching funds was unconstitutional.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Department of Correction appointee Joseph Ponte comes to the city from Maine where he built a reputation as a reformer.
Monday, March 10, 2014
Says 'Alternative' Would Be OK, As Long As It Gets The Job Done