Marc Garber appears in the following:
Friday, July 31, 2009
Governor Corzine's office has been served with federal subpoenas in connection with a corruption investigation into the failed EnCap project in the Meadowlands. New Jersey State Attorney General Anne Milgram tells WNYC's Brian Lehrer the subpoenas are for documents issued during the Cody and McGreevey Administrations.
MIGRAM: The subpoenas do not ...
Monday, June 22, 2009
Governor David Paterson is ordering a special session beginning tomorrow if Senate lawmakers are unable to resolve their leadership standoff by end of day. Paterson says he could compel senators to stay in Albany every day, including weekends and the July 4th holiday, until they act. Karen DeWitt is Albany ...
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
More than a week after Republicans staged a coup to take control of the New York state senate, it's still unclear who controls the chamber. Lawmakers emerged from a meeting last night with no decision, and once again, they're looking to a judge to resolve the impasse later this morning.
Tuesday, June 02, 2009
New Jersey voters have until 8 p.m. to pick the candidates who will run in November's election. Early turnout appears light and no significant problems have been reported. The major statewide race is the Republican primary for governor.
Former U.S. Attorney Chris Christie and former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan have dominated ...
Monday, May 04, 2009
Over the weekend, the City Health Department received what amounts to a swine flu I.D. kit from the CDC. WNYC’s Fred Mogul is one of only a handful of reporters who was allowed into the public health lab since the outbreak, and he joined us to explain how the new ...
Monday, February 16, 2009
The American International Toy Fair is underway in New York.
Mattel president Neil Friedman says the company understands money is tight.
FRIEDMAN: I think we have everything from price points to brands that consumers love. So we feel in a pretty good place, even though we are very cognizant that the discretionary ...
Saturday, December 27, 2008
The Department of Defense reports that a New York City native has been killed in Iraq. Marc Garber reports.
REPORTER: The Pentagon says Major John P. Pryor died Christmas Day when a mortar round hit near his living quarters. The 42-year-old New Jersey doctor was a well-known trauma surgeon at the ...
Tuesday, December 09, 2008
A plan to auction off some airport landing slots at New York area airports has hit another snag. WNYC's Marc Garber has more.
The Bush administration's plan to auction some of the slots at LaGuardia, JFK, & Newark has been blocked by a federal appeals court.
The DC court ruled the auction ...
Saturday, November 29, 2008
Members of the Crown Heights-based Chabad Lubavitch movement are mourning three New Yorkers who were among six people slain during the attack on the orthodox Jewish group's Mumbai center. Marc Garber reports.
REPORTER: The sound of prayers being sung in Hebrew, at Chabad Lubavitch center in Brooklyn to mourn a former ...
Monday, November 24, 2008
Several airlines are charging extra for handling your luggage, and city inspectors want to make sure the scales being used are accurate. WNYC's Marc Garber has more.
REPORTER: All 810 scales at LaGuardia and JFK were checked by the city Department of Consumer Affairs. Eighty-seven percent of the scales passed inspection ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
A long awaited special legislative session to deal with the state's deepening fiscal crisis did not materialize. But there were plenty of fireworks.
And as the smoke clears, the state is as much in the red as it was when the day started.
WNYC's Bob Hennelly is in Albany and checks in ...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
A proposed property tax cap supported by Gov. David Paterson and most New Yorkers appears to be dead. WNYC's Marc Garber reports.
REPORTER: Nassau County executive Tom Suozzi, who headed Paterson's committee on the cap, says that after years of rising taxes, the time for a cap is now. But neither ...
Monday, March 17, 2008
As protesters in Tibet face a deadline at this hour to surrender to Chinese military police, demonstrators are rallying here. Tibetan groups are holding a "die in" outside the United Nations.
The unrest in Tibet began March 10 - the anniversary of a failed 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in the ...
Friday, March 14, 2008
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn says the new legislation lends tenants more muscle in housing court.
Advocate Benjamin Dulchin says the new law addresses new housing problems.
DULCHIN: What you have now is not landlords who buy buildings with out understand the social contract, which is, yeah you buy a building in ...
Thursday, February 14, 2008
The family of a New York City fireman killed in a blaze at the former Deutsche Bank building is suing. WNYC's Marc Garber reports.
Relatives of firefighter Robert Beddia charge the owner of the condemned skyscraper and contractors hired to dismantle it turned the building into a "death trap."
The lawsuit, filed ...
Thursday, February 07, 2008
A former superintendent of the 69th Regiment Armory in Manhattan has been indicted on charges of extortion and bribery. WNYC's Marc Garber reports.
State officials have charged that James Jackson demanded thousands of dollars from firms that wanted to use the site for events, including Marc Jacobs’ fashion shows.
The Armory at ...
Saturday, January 12, 2008
As the presidential hopefuls court the black vote ahead of the South Carolina primary, Bill Clinton is working to undo some of the damage he's done to Senator Hillary Clinton's campaign with his comment that seemed to suggest that the campaign of Illinois Senator Barack Obama is a "fairy tale." ...
Friday, January 11, 2008
Starting this morning, there will be no weekday express service on the 7 line. All trains will make all local stops, in both directions, through February 29th.
The MTA says that means an estimated 7 minute addition to a commute between Flushing - Main Street and Times Square.
And, beginning tomorrow, for ...
Tuesday, December 25, 2007
Broadway choreographer Michael Kidd has died. WNYC's Marc Garber reports.
Kidd died at his LA home Sunday night of cancer at age 92.
His joyously athletic dances for ballet, Broadway and Hollywood delighted audiences for half a century and won him five Tonys and an Oscar.
To moviegoers, Kidd was ...
Tuesday, December 18, 2007
Some psychiatrists and other medical providers overcharged New York by more than $1.3 million for treatments. That's according to a new audit.
New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says in one case he found a psychiatrist repeatedly billed Medicaid for more than 24 hours of treatment in a single day and also ...