Ailsa Chang

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New Yorkers Take Advantage of Free Tax Help

Sunday, April 12, 2009

With the April 15th tax deadline quickly approaching, many New Yorkers are spending this Easter and Passover weekend doing their taxes.

REPORTER: Long lines have been forming at the Taxpayer Assistance Center in the IRS building in lower Manhattan, where people can ask tax questions in ...


The South Bronx Sounds Off on the MTA Bailout

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Legislative leaders broke for the Passover and Easter Holidays with no transit deal. One of the loudest voices opposing any bridge tolls has been State Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr. But two thirds of the households in his district don't own cars. WNYC’s Ailsa Chang spent ...


The Wheels on the B23 Go 'Round and 'Round -- But for How Much Longer?

Thursday, April 02, 2009

by Ailsa Chang

If the MTA doesn’t get its bailout package from Albany, the B23 bus line in Brooklyn may get cut.

>>B23 Faces the Axe in MTA Crisis


B23 Faces the Axe in MTA Crisis

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

If the MTA doesn’t get its bailout package from Albany, at least 24 bus lines will be totally cut by the end of spring. One of those is the B23 in Brooklyn, which winds from Borough Park into Flatbush. WNYC’s Ailsa Chang spent a good ...


On the Other Side of 25,000 Evictions

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Everyday we’re hearing about foreclosures and evictions, about people getting tossed out of their homes during this economic crisis. In New York City, there is a band of 48 marshals who evict people for a living. They do more than 25,000 evictions a year. You ...

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125,000 in NYC Lose Jobs in Last Six Months

Thursday, March 05, 2009

More than 125,000 New Yorkers lost their jobs in the last half year. That's according to the latest state labor department figures. The unemployment rate saw the largest two-month increase in two decades. Almost 4000 job-seekers were feeling those numbers today, at a job fair ...