Streams

Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Questions Swirl Around Deaths of Politically-Prominent Couple

Friday, February 19, 2016

A county prosecutor steps down after coming under criticism for his handling of the criminal probe into the death of John and Joyce Sheridan 18 months ago.

Comment

Could Some Political Donations to New York's Attorney General Be a Conflict of Interest?

Thursday, February 18, 2016

An analysis by our partner, News 4 New York, examined political donations to the state attorney general's office.

Comment

Christie Opposes Democrats' Pension Proposal in Budget Address

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

In his first public appearance since dropping out the presidential race, the Governor says a Democratic plan to pay for pensions will wreck the New Jersey economy.  

Comments [2]

After Scalia's Death, A Split SCOTUS May Empower Lower Courts

Monday, February 15, 2016

With the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the court may be split 4-4 as it faces groundbreaking cases on abortion rights, immigration law, affirmative action, and more.

Comments [4]

Justice Scalia, Local Son

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Looking back to Scalia's upbringing and how it influenced the justice he would become.

Comments [4]

What Will it Take for Black Voters to Choose Bernie Sanders?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Democratic Senator from Vermont may have taken New Hampshire by storm, but critics say the presidential hopeful has a way to go to win the African American vote.

Comments [2]

New York City Hit by Worst Flooding Since Sandy

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

And it may get worse, said a professor who studies storm surges.

Comment

President Obama's Legacy — and Race Relations in 2016

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Michael Eric Dyson on President Obama's legacy, the current presidential campaign and his new book.

Comments [1]

How Some Energy Service Companies Swindle Thousands of New Yorkers

Thursday, February 04, 2016

A Village Voice report detailed how third-party utility companies scam thousands of New Yorkers — and why Albany has let them get away with it.

Comment

A Record Number of Exonerations in the U.S. for the Second Year in a Row

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

A report found 149 people falsely convicted of crimes were freed in 2015. 

Comments [2]

Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Thursday, January 28, 2016

How are today's policies ushering our nation's most at-risk children from classrooms to prisons? A conversation hosted by WNYC's Jami Floyd. 

Comments [1]

Christie Under Fire for Leaving NJ and Returning to Campaign Trail

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Gov. Chris Christie has faced heavy criticism for returning to the campaign trail right after a record-breaking blizzard hit New Jersey.

Comments [4]

How Your Patient Status Could Affect Your Hospital Bill

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

An investigation by our partner News 4 New York found that the way a hospital categorizes your stay could have a big impact on how much you pay. 

Comments [1]

Manslaughter Trial Set to Begin for NYPD Officer

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Officer Peter Liang has been charged in the shooting death of 28-year-old Akai Gurley in a public housing stairwell in 2014.

Comment

What the NBA has to do with MLK Day

Monday, January 18, 2016

While millions of people are marking the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with speeches, service, and reflection, it's also prime basketball-viewing time.

Comment

Still No Deal on Key Affordable Housing Tax Break

Friday, January 15, 2016

Real estate developers and union representatives have failed to reach an agreement on 421A.

Comment

Wall Street Turns Off the Spigot for Anti-Gay New Jersey Congressman

Friday, January 15, 2016

Rep. Scott Garrett has been a benefactor of the financial industry's largesse. But his views are costing him Wall St. cash, and might imperil his reelection.

Comments [8]

Another Year, Same Result: #OscarsSoWhite

Thursday, January 14, 2016

For the second year in a row, there are no non-white nominees in the four acting categories, despite buzz for actors like Idris Elba. #OscarsStillSoWhite

Comments [2]

The Enduring Candidacy of Donald Trump

Thursday, January 14, 2016

In spite of predictions that his insurgent campaign would fizzle out, Trump's support among Republicans just keeps growing.

Comment

New York City's High-End Real Estate Under Government Scrutiny

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The U.S. Treasury Department says it will begin identifying and tracking all-cash transaction by anonymous buyers in two places: Manhattan, and Miami-Dade County.

Comment