Thursday, September 26, 2013
By Tracie Hunte : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty has been around since 1972, but a financial scandal could prove devastating for the charity.
Monday, August 12, 2013
By Karen DeWitt : NYS Public Radio/WXXI
The husband of a top aid to Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has been fired from his job at a major New York City not-for-profit, and is under criminal investigation by the State Attorney General.
Friday, December 31, 2010
On Wednesday Minn. Governor-elect Mark Dayton appointed Susan Haigh to replace Peter Bell as chair of the Metropolitan Council, the regional planning board that oversees transit in the Twin Cities.
Bell is the Met Council's longest serving chair, and the Republican appointee has overseen the completion of several major transit projects. He says the Met Council experienced a "golden age" on his watch.