Jessica Gould

Jessica Gould appears in the following:

New York City Increases Security Following Massacre in Orlando

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Mayor de Blasio says there's no credible threat to the city at this point, but police will be out in force. 


Parade-Goers In New York React To Orlando

Sunday, June 12, 2016

WNYC's Jessica Gould has reaction to the Orlando shooting from the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City.


Documenting One Bronx Neighborhood on the Cusp of Change

Thursday, June 09, 2016

The city wants to rezone and revitalize the area around Jerome Avenue in the Bronx. Many workers worry they won't be around to see the improvements.

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Controversial Brooklyn Bridge Park Towers Get Approval

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

City Hall says the project will generate crucial funds for the park and add affordable housing. But some neighbors object to lost views and parkland. 

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Tenants, Lawmakers Focus on Predatory Landlords and Rent Loopholes

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Tenants want more enforcement, but officials say loopholes in the state's rent stabilization laws must change. 

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The City's Top Gentrifying Neighborhoods

Monday, May 09, 2016

Fifteen of the New York City's 55 neighborhoods have experienced gentrification over the past two decades, according to an NYU report.

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Mayor de Blasio Presents Executive Budget

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The plan includes spending on some new priorities, and a rescue of the city's struggling public health system.


New York City Council Approves East New York Rezoning

Thursday, April 21, 2016

The controversial plan for East New York is the first of 15 neighborhood rezonings proposed by Mayor de Blasio. 


East New York Plan Moves Forward

Thursday, April 14, 2016

The controversial proposal to rezone the neighborhood cleared two council committees, setting the stage for a full council vote next week. 


As Primary Nears, New York Officials Want Changes to State Voting Laws

Sunday, April 03, 2016

New York is among states with the lowest voter turnout in the country. Some lawmakers say they have plans to change that. 

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Newark Declined EPA’s Help With Lead Problem in 2003

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Elevated lead levels in the water in Newark Public Schools set off alarms for families this past week. But WNYC learned tests have shown higher levels for more than a decade. 

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Newark School Officials Say Lead Contamination Goes Back Years

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Newark Public School System says 12 percent of water samples taken from its buildings since 2012 showed lead levels that are higher than the federal threshold.


Newark Teachers Union Found Allegedly Expired Lead Filters in Schools

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Photographs show lead filters with markings suggesting they haven't been changed in years. 


City Council and Mayor Reach Deal on Key Housing Plan Components

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The two parts include mandatory inclusionary housing and zoning law changes. The rules update the zoning code and require developers to build affordable apartments.


Newark Schools Say They Began Tackling Lead in 2004

Monday, March 14, 2016

But the district hasn't said whether its drinking water was polluted. 


Seniors Wait Years for Affordable Housing

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Mayor Bill de Blasio is proposing new rules to get New York City seniors into affordable housing faster than the average seven year wait. So why are some opposed?

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Blue-Collar Workers Brace for NJ Transit Strike

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

With NJ Transit rail workers threatening a strike as soon as Sunday, some large companies are advising employees to plan to work from home. But that's not an option for many commuters.

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Mayor and Critics Ramp Up Campaigns on Affordable Housing

Monday, March 07, 2016

As negotiations heat up, the issue comes down to what makes a New York City apartment affordable enough.

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City Touts Healthier Bodies — and Budgets — in Union Deal

Friday, February 26, 2016

New health plans for city workers focus on preventative care to find savings. 

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City Council Weighs Affordable Housing Plan

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The New York City Council is hosting two marathon hearings on Mayor de Blasio's controversial proposals to rewrite zoning regulations and make way for more affordable housing. 

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