Janet Babin is a reporter at WNYC covering economic development.
Before joining WNYC, she was a reporter for American Public Media's
Marketplace. Janet has also worked as a producer and guest host on APM's The Story. She's reported on many stories for various NPR programs. Janet was a Gerald Loeb Awards finalist for her reporting on merchant power plants Her business reporting at WNYC earned Janet a Front Page award for specialized reporting from the Newswomen's Club of New York.
Janet Babin appears in the following:
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
New York's attorney general was at the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, asking the President to keep the "fund" in Superfund.
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.
Monday, March 06, 2017
The college concluded that eliminating climate denying firms balanced its mission with the need to grow the endowment.
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Legally, President Trump has to keep the gardens open to the public. But he's been fined for failing to do so.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
President Trump has tweeted that climate change is a hoax, so how will his administration amend U.S. policies, and how should companies respond?
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Riffing on Sanctuary Cities, Sanctuary Restaurants promise to stand up for workers and immigrant rights.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Victoria Barrett, along with 20 others, filed a lawsuit against President Obama and the federal government over climate change. Now, it’s Donald Trump’s problem.
Sunday, January 29, 2017
New Yorkers streamed into in Battery Park, a historic site where millions of immigrants were once welcomed to New York, demanding an end to President Trump's travel ban.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Interest came from China, South Africa and Europe, but the sealed bidding didn't reveal who the buyers were, or why they would want the five-bedroom, Jamaica Estates home.
Sunday, January 15, 2017
New York's governor is proposing a way to replace a lapsed program that offers tax breaks to developers in exchange for affordable housing.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The President-elect's son-in-law owns dozen of properties and has billions of dollars in mortgages and loans from various financial firms, some that have connections to Trump.
Monday, December 05, 2016
Ben Carson, Trump's pick to lead HUD, grew up in subsidized housing, but it's unclear if he'll be an advocate for public and affordable housing in the city.
Friday, November 18, 2016
The New York Attorney General settled with the President-elect in his fraud case against Trump University
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
GOP pollster John McLaughlin says his own polling data pointed to a Trump victory, but even he didn't anticipate how well Trump would do with women voters.
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Join us via live stream for our Election Night party with WNYC, in partnership with Guardian US and Refinery29. Games, commentary and live updates.
Monday, November 07, 2016
A new dating app helps pair Canadians with Americans who may want to head north after Nov. 8.
Saturday, November 05, 2016
As Election Day approaches, we look back on 2016 with WNYC's election news team.
Friday, November 04, 2016
New Yorkers say they're anxious about the campagin. Some channel that energy into volunteering for their candidate.
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is cast as the boogie man in several tight suburban races.
Friday, October 28, 2016
Activists say it denigrates the memory of three slain civil rights activists.