Local Politics Round Up; Ukraine; NY Adds Film Jobs

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Mayor de Blasio meets the crowd

The de Blasio administration recently made a few big decisions on affordable housing and charter schools. Capital New York’s Dana Rubinstein gives an update on those issues, and more. Plus: The latest in the tug of war between Russia and the West; how failure can lead to creative success; and a new study finds that New York has gained more than 10,000 news jobs in film and television production between 2004 and 2012 while California has lost even more than that. The study’s author explains how states are incentivizing these jobs and what it means for the larger economy.