Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Proposed NYPD Body Camera Policy Focuses on Transparency

Friday, April 07, 2017

The NYPD is proposing a new body camera policy as it prepares to equip 1,200 officers with the devices at the end of the month.

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The Race to Build a New Hudson Tunnel

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Recent derailments at Penn Station have renewed the push for to upgrade the 106-year-old tunnel.

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NYC Firms are Vying to Build the Border Wall

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Bids are due Tuesday on the first design contracts for President Trump's border wall. And New York companies want in.

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Still No Budget for N.Y. State

Monday, April 03, 2017

The State has passed an emergency extender until the end of May.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Cosmic Cannibal & Gothic Heartache

Monday, April 03, 2017

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This week, a Nobel Prize-winner’s “Stardust,” a tale of artificial intelligence, a cosmic cannibal, and a refusal to accept gender roles. 
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After Much Deliberation, Mayor Agrees Rikers Should Close

Friday, March 31, 2017

The city says it will close Rikers Island, the second-largest jail system in the country, which has been called an abomination by advocates and city officials.

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French Newsrooms Join Together to Battle Fake News

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Cross-Check is a collaboration between 37 French news organizations to fight misinformation.

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'New Yorker' Covers More Reflective of The Times

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The magazine's cover art has become more topical, depicting issues facing the country, like politics, immigration and race. A conversation with the editor behind the change.

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Watch Live: Day 4 of the Gorsuch Hearings

Thursday, March 23, 2017

After two days of questioning from Senators, witnesses from both sides of the political spectrum will testify in the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

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SCOTUS Considered

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Jami Floyd, host of WNYC's All Things Considered, discusses the confirmation hearings of Judge Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court justice.

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Watch Live: Day 3 of the Gorsuch Hearings

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

As we near the finale of the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, WNYC's Jami Floyd says there are exactly four ways this could end. 

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Watch Live: Day 2 of the Gorsuch Hearings

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Day two of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearings are underway. WNYC's Jami Floyd lays out seven key questions senators are expected to ask.

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This Week in NY: An Avalanche of Political News (and some snow, too)

Friday, March 17, 2017

Between the sacking of a Manhattan prosecutor and the specter of deep funding cuts to NYC, it was a blizzard of a week for New York. 

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Trump to Cities: Drop Dead

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The White House's preliminary budget cuts spending across all agencies except Defense, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security. New York officials say it's a disaster for the city.

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'Get out' Is a Movie for the Times

Monday, March 13, 2017

The film tells the story of a black man meeting his white girlfriend's parents for the first time — mixing comedy with horror to comment on race and racism.

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A Common Practice Among Local Police Draws Criticism from a Supreme Court Justice

Friday, March 10, 2017

Police can seize your stuff and keep it, even if you haven't been charged.

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How the GOP's Obamacare Replacement Could Hurt the New York Area

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

"Tens of thousands will be forced to drop coverage," says one health policy expert.

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Mosque Rejected in New Jersey Amid Fear of Muslims

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Muslims are violent -- this was the allegation made at a zoning board meeting in Bayonne, where an application to build a mosque was rejected. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: Spiritual Jazz & Gargoyle

Monday, March 06, 2017

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Week of March 6: This week, finding the lost music of Alice Coltrane, rediscovering Lorde, and checking in with Matisyahu. 
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After Some Confusion, 'Moonlight' Gets its Due

Monday, February 27, 2017

While an unprecedented mix-up stopped the film's team from initially celebrating, "Moonlight" made history as the first film with an all-black cast to win the Oscar for best picture.

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