Brigid Bergin


Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

Cuomo, de Blasio in NYC While Lawmakers Languish in Albany

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The governor and the mayor joined forces with organized labor at separate events in New York City Thursday as legislators met in Albany with only four days left in the session. 


Cuomo, de Blasio Push Opposing Disability Pension Plans

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

While Governor Cuomo rallied in Albany with New York City police and fire unions, Mayor de Blasio picked up support from City Council for his own plan.


Cuomo, de Blasio Fight for Dueling Priorities

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

In the final two weeks of the state legislative session, the governor's leadership is being tested while the mayor's agenda hangs in the balance.


Bratton Dodges Questions About More Cops

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The City Council has proposed adding 1,000 more police officers to the NYPD ranks, but the police commissioner avoided saying specifically what he'd do with those officers.

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De Blasio Seeks Support for Progressive Agenda

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The mayor called on leaders and candidates to go beyond the rhetoric and join a "movement" to combat income inequality.


Most NY Dems Not Attending de Blasio's D.C. Event

Monday, May 11, 2015

Many New York Dems won't be with the mayor in the nation's capitol Tuesday as he officially unveils his progressive Contract with America.

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What de Blasio's Progressive Budget Looks Like

Friday, May 08, 2015

Mayor de Blasio's $78.3 billion spending plan for fiscal year 2016 presents the fullest picture yet of how his administration aims to make good on its main policy goals.

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Prosecutor of Garner Case Elected to Congress

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan won a special election Tuesday to fill the seat vacated by disgraced former Rep. Michael Grimm.

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City Mourns Third NYPD Officer Shooting Death In Less Than Six Months

Monday, May 04, 2015

A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun died Monday from his injuries.

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What The Candidates to Replace Grimm Are Not Talking About

Monday, April 27, 2015

In a special congressional election in Brooklyn and Staten Island next month, there's one issue neither of the main candidates wants to talk about.

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Bharara Warns of Looming Cyber Security Threat

Friday, April 24, 2015

In an unlikely speech before a gathering of urban planners, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara cited cyber-terrorism as the greatest threat to the nation.


Interview: De Blasio, Live From Iowa, on Hillary Clinton

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The mayor talks with WNYC about furthering his progressive agenda around the country, the NYPD officer who pulled his gun on protesters and why he has yet to endorse Hillary Clinton.

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De Blasio Heads to Midwest, Still No Endorsement

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Speaking to reporters for the first time on Tuesday, the mayor held firm on holding off on a Hillary Clinton endorsement.


Council Renews Call for 1,000 More Officers

Monday, April 13, 2015

In its response to the mayor's preliminary budget for fiscal year 2016, the City Council is once again pushing to add more cops, including 350 new officers for a counter terrorism unit.

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Sharpton Burnishes National Rep At NYC Event

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

The annual National Action Network conference in Times Square this week offers a national platform for the host and some 2016 presidential hopefuls.


De Blasio Plans Progressive 'Contract With America'

Thursday, April 02, 2015

The mayor wants to make the debate over fighting income inequality a central issue in the 2016 presidential race — and he has some unlikely inspiration.

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Feds Grant $3B to NYC Public Housing

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be used for repairs and resiliency measures at 33 city public housing developments.


'Just Vote Already' Boosts Bronx Turnout

Monday, March 30, 2015

WNYC's get-out-the-vote experiment in one election district yields promising results.

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Improper Gas Work May Have Led to Building Explosion, de Blasio Says

Friday, March 27, 2015

Gas line may have been "inappropriately accessed," mayor says.

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