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Richard Yeh

Producer, WNYC News

Richard Yeh appears in the following:

Ballots Due for State Labor Contract as Possible Layoffs Loom

Monday, September 26, 2011

WNYC

Governor Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he remains hopeful that members of the Public Employees Federation will ratify their contract in order to avoid layoffs.

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Cuomo Launches Online Town Hall, to Host Chat Saturday

Thursday, September 22, 2011

WNYC

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Thursday that he will launch an online town hall — an interactive web site aimed to spark dialogue between New Yorkers and their state government

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Council Examines Sewage Spill Impact on Waterfront Businesses

Monday, September 19, 2011

WNYC

The sewage spill that for a time rendered the city's rivers unsafe for recreation this summer has prompted the City Council's Waterfront Committee to look for ways to improve the city's notifications to businesses directly affected.

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City's Congressional Delegation Asks for Broader Federal Disaster Aid

Thursday, September 01, 2011

WNYC

The city's Congressional delegation is joining Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz in calling on the federal government to include Brooklyn as part of its major disaster declaration.

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A New High for City's TV Industry

Monday, August 22, 2011

WNYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a record 23 primetime television series were being filmed in the five boroughs, as part of the city’s $5 billion entertainment industry that employs some 100,000 New Yorkers.

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Bloomberg: Crime Spike Doesn't Point to Trend

Monday, August 22, 2011

WNYC

Mayor Bloomberg said the spikes in crime reported in several police precincts around the city are cause for concern, but the overall crime in the last four years remained the lowest in the city's history.

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Entrepreneurs Gain Foothold at City's Business Incubator

Thursday, August 18, 2011

WNYC

Recent unemployment figures for the city remain virtually unchanged since March — but some businesses in the five boroughs say they're flourishing.

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Look | Dragon Boat Races in Flushing Meadows

Monday, August 15, 2011

WNYC

Hundreds of New Yorkers braved the incessant rain Sunday to participate in an annual Queens tradition: the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.

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Public Housing Residents Give NYCHA a Failing Grade

Monday, August 08, 2011

WNYC

Public housing buildings are falling into disrepair at a rate faster than the New York City Housing Authority can keep up with them, according to a resident survey.

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Explainer: The Debt Deal - What Happens Next and What's on the Chopping Block?

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

At the last second and after weeks of contentious partisan posturing, the president and Congress have agreed on a deal to raise the public debt ceiling and reduce future deficits. But what does the bill actually do? Who's going to be affected and what's in line to get cut? 

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Will Move Forward Under New Housing Deal

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

The city has cleared the way to move forward with the construction of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Two state lawmakers have agreed not to block a plan to build condominiums inside the park under a new agreement with Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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Bloomberg: Debt Ceiling Standoff Is 'Damaging Our Economy'

Monday, July 25, 2011

WNYC

For the second time this month, Mayor Michael Bloomberg held a press conference to offer sober warnings on the political gridlock over the national debt ceiling.

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Minimum Wage May Again Be a Focus in 2012

Sunday, July 24, 2011

WNYC

The federal minimum wage was last increased two years ago Sunday, and advocates for low-wage workers are renewing their push for another increase as the presidential campaign heats up.

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City to Hold Lottery for First Day of Same-Sex Weddings

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

New York City will hold a lottery for couples who want to get married on Sunday — the first day same-sex marriage will be legal, the mayor said Tuesday.

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Spike in Number of City's Same-Sex Couples

Friday, July 15, 2011

Same-sex marriage will soon be legal in New York — but more same-sex couples in New York City are already declaring their partnership with the Census Bureau.

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City Launches Website to Turn Ideas Into Action

Thursday, July 07, 2011

WNYC

The city announced the launch of a website aimed at collecting ideas for improving the city and connecting New Yorkers with their communities on Thursday.

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Mayor Defends Walmart's $5M Donation to Create Summer Jobs

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

WNYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended Walmart against criticism that the big box store's $5 million donation to help create jobs was more of a PR ploy than a philanthropic gesture.

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Debate Over National Debt Limit: Is a "Balanced Approach" Possible?

Monday, July 04, 2011

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, joins Yasmeen Khan to discuss U.S. lawmakers' continuing efforts to reach an agreement on the debt limit. Senators are off today, but they're forgoing the rest of their July 4th recess to get back to work tomorrow.

Legislature Poised to Hike Tuition at SUNY, CUNY

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

WNYC

Legislative leaders in Albany said Wednesday they were nearing final agreements on tuition increases at New York's universities expected to pass legislation late Wednesday or Thursday.

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With Budget Deadline Looming, Advocates Keep Pressure on Mayor

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

WNYC

With the June 30 budget deadline looming, more than 100 advocacy group members gathered on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday to urge Mayor Michael Bloomberg to scale back cuts they say would devastate the city's social safety net.

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