Betsy Gotbaum

Betsy Gotbaum appears in the following:

Public Advocate's Advocate

Friday, July 10, 2009

New York City Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum talks about the city's decision to cut that office's budget by 40 percent.

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Going, Going, Gone

Friday, July 10, 2009

Cast your vote for our Uncommon Economic Indicators Video Contest semi-finalists! New York City Public Advocate is one of this year’s hottest election races. Current Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum talks about why she thinks the city needs a watchdog—and what she thinks is behind the 40% ...

Get the Lead Out

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Adrian Benepe, Commissioner of the New York City Parks and Recreation Department and Betsy Gotbaum, Public Advocate for the City of New York, on the closing of a Harlem park due to elevated lead in the artificial turf and other concerns about synthetic fields.

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Mayoral Control

Friday, September 19, 2008

New York City Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum and Jacqueline Wayans, education consultant and commissioner with the Commission on School Governance, talk about mayoral control of schools.

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Crackdown on Tinted Windows

Thursday, August 02, 2007

New York City Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum discusses a new legislative effort to ban illegally-tinted windows in an effort to protect police officers and curb terrorist activity.

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SUV Counting: The Results

Thursday, August 02, 2007

Drumroll, please: the results are in on our group journalism project for which over 400 of you counted the SUV’s and other cars on your block. We crunch the numbers and talk about what they mean. Also, Richard Gere on the Dalai Lama coming to New York and the Buddhist ...