Sanitation Commissioner; Sandy Aid Transparency; Bully Culture; Olympic Costs for Athletes

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A Department of Sanitation depot full of salt and snow plows on the West Side Highway.

New York City Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty has had a busy winter. He talks about the challenges his department faces removing snow and garbage from snowy and icy streets. Plus: New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney explains his plan for a ‘Sandy Bill of Rights;’ Slate’s Emily Bazelon rounds up current Supreme Court issues as well as her latest reporting on bully culture and an explanation of how Olympic athletes manage to cover their very expensive costs.