New York City Councilwoman Letitia James(D-35), representing Brooklyn and a member of the council committee on oversight and investigations, talks about her new report revealing lax oversight of the state Milk Price Gouging Law. CouncilmanEric Gioia, D-26 (Queens), chair of the City Council's Committee ...
New Yorkers are buckling down for a week of high temperatures. We will give you tips for how to stay cool when it’s sweltering outside. We’ll also discuss how to get some relief from rising summer energy costs.
Joseph Bottum, contributing editor for The Weekly Standard and editor at First Things is delighted by words that sound like their meaning. “Verbose”-- it sounds verbose, doesn't it? He christens these agenbites, (pronouced again bites).
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Pre-K Jitters, Fake It Till You Make It and the World's Fair
The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair opened fifty years ago in Queens. Call in with your memories and reflections on its significance. Plus: a City Council bill calls for municipal ID cards for all New Yorkers; your pre-k application questions answered; women, go with confidence at work; and a look at the labor practices of small family farms.
Manoush Zomorodi is in for Brian today. Manoush is host and managing editor of WNYC's New Tech City.
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