The once and future NYPD chief is making overtures to assure skeptics that he will uphold Bill de Blasio's pledge to improve community relations -- and in an op-ed over the weekend Sharpton referred to Bratton as a "friend" despite criticism during his first stint as chief. Errol Louis, host of Road to City Hall on NY1, and Elinor Tatum, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Amsterdam News, discuss the Bratton appointment and what is still to come in the de Blasio's transition efforts.
Labor Day kicks off the last full week of campaigning before Primary Day next Tuesday and the candidates running for mayor and comptroller are in overdrive.
Errol Louis, host of New York One's Road to City Hall, says expect to see some relentless negative attacks in the next week. "Just a big mud fight," he said, "over the next seven days."
Brian is a panelist for tonight's debate -- the first official CFB debate between the Democratic candidates for mayor. Errol Louis of NY1, moderator for the debate, and Brian's fellow panelists Juan Manuel Benitez of NY1Noticias and NY1 reporter Grace Rauh discuss what to expect.
WNYC will air the debate live tonight, have live video and a live chat, plus debate bingo! All the information you need is here.
Talking politics, broadcasting, NYC, baseball and — well, anything!
WNYC is one of the official sponsors for the Campaign Finance Board debates. Brian Lehrer previews the Comptroller, Public Advocate, and Mayoral debates -- all happening over the next two weeks -- with his co-moderator Errol Louis of NY1. Plus: all the info you need to get ready for the debates, and how you can suggest a question.
How do we begin to assess the Bloomberg economic legacy when it comes to personal wealth, and economic prosperity? What do we make of the state of income inequality in New York today as compared to twelve years ago?
Errol Louis, host of "Inside City Hall" on NY1, discusses the legacy of Edolphos Towns, who announced he will not be running for his 16th term, and the generation shift in Brooklyn politics.
Video Below: Watch Recent Video of Ed Towns Floor Speech on Poverty
Errol Louis, host of NY1’s “Inside City Hall,” joins us to talk about Governor Cuomo’s State of the State address.
Errol Louis, host of "Inside City Hall" on NY1 and co-editor of Deadline Artists: America's Greatest Newspaper Columns, and Karen Frillmann, WNYC News managing editor, talk about the top local stories of 2011.
Errol Louis, host of "Inside City Hall" on NY1, John Avlon, senior political columnist for Newsweek and The Daily Beast, and Jesse Angelo, editor-in-chief of The Daily and executive editor of the New York Post, all co-editors of Deadline Artists: America's Greatest Newspaper Columns, discuss the influence of the newspaper column on America's culture and history.
On Tuesday, Governor Cuomo proposed a $132.9 billion budget with a promise to cut spending. Errol Louis, host of NY1's Inside City Hall joins Azi Paybarah, WNYC political reporter and author of The Empire blog, to give us a closer look.
New York has a new Governor. Celeste Katz, writer for the Daily Politics blog at the New York Daily News; Errol Louis, host of NY1's Inside City Hall; Stephen Madarasz, director of communication at the Civil Service Employees Association Local 1000; and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. react to Governor Cuomo's inauguration speech and discuss what's ahead for the governor in 2011. Then Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino weighs in on how his county may be affected during Governor Cuomo's term.