Arun Venugopal is a reporter and the creator of Micropolis, WNYC’s multi-platform series examining race, sexuality, religion, street life and other issues that define New York City. He has been with the station since 2005, and has covered a wide range of stories, including the death of Sean Bell, the controversy over the Park 51 mosque and community center and Occupy Wall Street .
Quote of the Day: Governor Paterson, We Hardly Know Ye
Monday, March 30, 2009
'We knew David Paterson, Senator David Paterson, very well for 20 years and he was somebody who was always there with us on the issues. We frankly don’t know the individual who is in the governor’s office at this point because he has taken positions and actions that Senator David Paterson never would have done.' -- Stephen Madarasz, spokesman for CSEA union, on the governor's proposal to lay off 8900 state workers