Brigid Bergin


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Cuomo, De Blasio Continue Sending Mixed Messages On Future of City School Year

Monday, April 13, 2020

Mixed messages from Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo over the fate of the New York City school-year continued for a third day Monday. 


As Data Shows Hispanics And Blacks Hit Hardest By Coronavirus, Elected Officials Ask Why City Didn’t Plan Better

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged to come up with a plan to redirect resources and raise public awareness within the communities most affected by the disease.


Taking Stock of the City and De Blasio After D-Day

Sunday, April 05, 2020

Mayor de Blasio warned that Sunday was “D-Day.” He said the city faced a critical shortage of supplies and personnel. WNYC's Brigid Bergin takes stock of the city, and its leader.


De Blasio Tells New Yorkers To Wear "Face-Coverings" As Covid-19 Cases Continue Rising

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Mayor de Blasio says all New Yorkers should cover their nose and mouth when they go out in public. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports it's the first time the city has issued this advice.


Students Lobby for Online Voter Registration Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

A group of CUNY students want state lawmakers to legalize online voter registration here in New York City. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports.


City Faces Life Threatening Hospital Supply Shortage In Two Weeks

Friday, March 27, 2020

Mayor de Blasio said New York City needs more supplies and personnel to fight the coronavirus outbreak by Sunday, April 5.


New York’s Strongest Still Keeping The City Clean Amid Cornavirus Outbreak

Monday, March 23, 2020

The city Sanitation workers are among the essential workers still going out in the field everyday.

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De Blasio Calls For Military Aid To Fight Coronavirus

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Mayor de Blasio calls for military support to address the coronavirus outbreak.


De Blasio Struggles to Communicate Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across New York City,  some of Mayor de Blasio’s usual allies want him to do a better job communicating.


In Ending Campaign, Bloomberg Shows He Can Be Emotional After All

Thursday, March 05, 2020

One former supporter said, “Where was that guy on the campaign trail? He was emoting all over the place.”


Mike Bloomberg Bet Big On Super Tuesday. It Didn't Pay Off.

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg is suspending his presidential campaign. 


This Week In Politics: Bloomberg vs. The Rest Of The Country

Saturday, February 29, 2020

New York City voters have had a lot of time to figure out what they think about Mike Bloomberg. But what about the rest of the country?


Billy Idol Helps City Crack Down On Idling Vehicles

Thursday, February 27, 2020

The 1980's rock star Billy Idol joined Mayor de Blasio Thursday to declare a pun-filled war on idling vehicles. 


Bloomberg's Been Focusing on Virginia - But Super Tuesday Voters There Are Still In Flux

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

WNYC's Brigid Bergin spent last weekend there to find out how voters are making up their minds about Michael Bloomberg's campaign.


Super Tuesday Virginia Voters Remain Undecided on Bloomberg

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Dozens of volunteers were in Richmond over the weekend knocking on doors to get out the vote for the former New York City mayor.


Bloomberg's Past Debates Suggest He Should Not Be Underestimated

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be on the Democratic presidential debate stage Thursday night.  

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De Blasio Threatens Service Cuts Stemming From Proposed Medicaid Cost Shift

Monday, February 10, 2020

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the state's executive budget proposal poses dire consequences for New York City.


With Two Years Left On The Clock, De Blasio Wants To #SaveTheCity

Friday, February 07, 2020

In his penultimate State of the City address, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio portrayed a city on the brink and in need of saving.


Protect the Vote: The City Institutions That Turned Down Voters

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Brigid Bergin, the City Hall and politics reporter for WNYC, joins us to discuss her recent story, “Despite Tax Breaks, These City Institutions Shut Doors On Voters.”


City Council Staffers Seeking to Unionize Achieve Critical Milestone

Sunday, January 26, 2020

They will present a letter to City Council Speaker Corey Johnson seeking recognition after collecting a majority of membership cards.