Wednesday, October 23, 2013
It's Housing and Urban Development Week on the Brian Lehrer Show's election series "30 issues in 30 Days." See the full 30 Issues schedule and archive here.
Charles Bagli, New York Times reporter and author of Other People's Money: Inside the Housing Crisis and the Demise of the Greatest Real Estate Deal Ever Made, discusses how the next mayor would approach development and building infrastructure to account for more density.
Monday, September 09, 2013
By Janet Babin : Economic Development Reporter, WNYC News
New York, NY —
As the primary campaign winds down, Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn has about eight times as much money remaining in her primary campaign account compared to front-runner Bill de Blasio, and even more compared to rival Democrat Bill Thompson.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
By Beth Fertig
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013
Jeffrey Toobin of The New Yorker talks about the federal stop and frisk trial and the legal issues raised by the case here in New York City, as well as other national legal news. Then, WNYC’s Brigid Bergin talks about the latest in the mayoral race, including Anthony Weiner’s status. Plus: the launch of the nomination process for the “NYC Neighborhood Library Awards”; and a life featured on today’s New York Times obit page.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Dick Dadey, executive director of Citizens Union, and Susan Lerner, executive director of Common Cause New York, discuss whether or not the recent mayoral race bribery scandal can be seen as an indictment of state politics on the whole, and what measures could yield greater transparency within the political process.
"We have a corrupting pay-to-play culture in Albany. And this confirms everyone's worst suspicions." -- Susan Lerner @commoncauseny— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) April 3, 2013
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
By Brigid Bergin : Reporter
When it comes to public safety, the 2013 mayoral candidates seem to agree on one thing: add more police officers. Beyond that, the candidates differ — to varying degrees — on who those officers would report to, where they would be deployed and what policies they would follow.