As a speechwriter and top advisor to Mayor Bloomberg, Francis S. Barry has had a front-row seat to the changing nature of New York City politics, and his new book explores how why we’ve become so partisan. And, Albany continues to be equally dysfunctional – State Senators Carl Marcellino and ...
The NY and NJ delegation had a big effect on the defeat of the bailout plan. Republican Scott Garrett (R-NJ 5th) and Democrat Jose Serrano (D-NY 16th) voted against the proposal, while Democrat Gregory Meeks (D-NY 6th) and Republican Vito Fossella (R-NY 13th) voted for it.
Linda Gibbs, New York City's deputy mayor of health and human services, and José Serrano, New York State Senator (D, 28th district), talk about why so many supermarkets seem to be closing. Then, John Catsimatidis, the CEO of the Red Apple Group and Gristedes Foods, weighs in.
The New York State Senate is trying to block Governor Spitzer's plan to issue drivers licenses to illegal immigrants. State Senators Jose Serrano (D-Bronx) and Frank Padavan (R-Queens) debate the issue.
More New Yorkers are using food banks, but the federal government’s emergency food donations have been cut in half, according to a study from the Food Bank for New York City. Food Bank’s Áine Duggan talks about the politics of food aid to the poor and how to survive the ...
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