Matthew Schuerman

Editor, WNYC

Matthew Schuerman appears in the following:

Why 'The Big U' Storm Barrier Could End Up as 'Half a J'

Thursday, October 26, 2017

A stunning new elevated park that would protect the Lower East Side will break ground...eventually. But it's already less ambitious than promised.

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The Convention to End All Conventions?

Monday, October 23, 2017

New Yorkers will soon decide whether to hold a state constitutional convention. The last one was 50 years ago, and it failed spectacularly. Observers disagree what that means for today.

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This Week in Politics: The Fight to Run Westchester County

Saturday, October 14, 2017

This week, the candidates running for Westchester County executive faced off in their first debate, where taxes and Donald Trump loomed large. 

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De Blasio's Homelessness Struggle

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Bill de Blasio began his term as mayor promising that new strategies would solve the growing homelessness problem. Then reality struck.

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This Week in Politics: How Trump's Tax Plan Targets Blue States

Saturday, October 07, 2017

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling one proposed change in the tax code a "death blow" for New York.

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Nicole Malliotakis, Always the Underdog, This Time Runs for Mayor

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

It's not easy being a Republican in New York, but the Staten Island assembly member is hoping enough people are disenchanted with Bill de Blasio to make her the next mayor.

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Lawmaker to City Board of Elections: Follow the Law

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

City Councilman Dan Gardonick sent a stern letter to the city Board of Elections after it failed to post signs on old poll sites — and demanding action before November.

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This Week in Politics: The Gloves Come… On

Saturday, September 16, 2017

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A big primary victory for Mayor de Blasio. A tough challenge for his Republican opponent.

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Lawmaker Says Board of Elections Is 'Willfully Ignoring the Law'

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The City Council passed a law last year to require Board of Elections to post signs after changing poll locations. But they aren't doing it.

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Poll Sites Change for More Than 200,000 NYC Voters

Monday, September 11, 2017

Unless you check beforehand, you might discover that your polling place has moved 30 minutes away for Tuesday's primary from where it was last November.

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City Council Races 2017: Progressives and Social Conservatives Clash

Monday, September 11, 2017

WNYC is taking a closer look at contested city council races that could have implications citywide. Here's how the race looks in District 14.

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City Council Races 2017: Tensions Rise Among Immigrants

Friday, September 08, 2017

WNYC is taking a closer look at contested city council races that could have implications citywide. Here's how the race looks in District 38.

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In Queens Council Race, Supporters of Ex-Con See an Establishment Out to Get Them

Friday, September 08, 2017

Hiram Monserrate's supporters have grown over the perception that the establishment is tipping the scales for his opponent

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Brooklyn DA's Pledge to Reduce Marijuana Prosecutions Makes Little Difference

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Three years ago, the Brooklyn District Attorney announced he would no longer prosecute as many people for marijuana possession. But WNYC found the impact wasn’t as big as expected.

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City Council Races 2017: Corruption Paves Way for New Leadership

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

WNYC is taking a closer look at contested city council races that could have implications citywide. Here's how the race looks in Southeast Queens.

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City Council Races 2017: Fighting Opioid Crisis Is Top Priority in Staten Island

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

WNYC is taking a closer look at contested city council races that could have implications citywide. Here's how the race looks in District 49.

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This Week in Politics: De Blasio in the Age of Harvey (and Sandy)

Saturday, September 02, 2017

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De Blasio says he'll never stop fighting for Mother Earth. But a climate expert says he's no Bloomberg. 

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Free Air for Everyone! (On Bicycles.)

Thursday, August 31, 2017

In an ongoing effort to make biking around the city as convenient as possible, the Department of Transportation is piloting a pair of durable bike pumps, bolted to the sidewalk.

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Penn's So-Called 'Summer of Hell' Has Ended, Successfully and On-Time

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Amtrak's intensive 8-weeks of repairs wrapped up, and commuters can expect service to return to normal after Labor Day. But Amtrak warns the rest of the station still needs repairs.

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Trump Administration, Rights Groups Reach Settlement Over First Travel Ban

Thursday, August 31, 2017

The Justice Department has agreed to help approximately 150 people affected by President Trump's first travel ban reenter the U.S., as part of a settlement. 

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