Brigid Bergin


Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

At First Public Advocate Debate, One Amazon Supporter and Nine Competing Naysayers

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Officially, the public advocate does not have an role in the Amazon negotiations. But whoever holds the seat next is sure to try to sway the debate.

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Gillibrand's 2020 Pitch Targets Women — Especially Mothers

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Even before she made her campaign official, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was cultivating support among women.

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Seeking the National Spotlight, De Blasio’s State of City Will Emphasize Worker Protections

Thursday, January 10, 2019

In his sixth State of the City address, the mayor will announce new plans to protect workers — including paid caregivers and domestic workers.

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Biggie Smalls, Wu-Tang Clan and Woody Guthrie to Have NYC Streets Renamed in Their Honor

Monday, December 31, 2018

Once approved by the mayor, Brooklyn and Staten Island will see new street signs honoring the three musicians.


Young Inmates Sue City Over Transfers Alleging Abuse

Sunday, December 30, 2018

New York City is sending a small number of inmates from Rikers Island to a jail upstate where they allegedly are brutalized and held in solitary confinement.

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Kirsten Gillibrand's Path to Power

Thursday, November 15, 2018

As we head towards 2020, what can Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's rise within the Democratic Party tell us about the relationship between gender and power in American politics?

Absentee Ballots Left Stranded at Brooklyn Post Office After Election

Thursday, May 31, 2018

A U.S. Postal Service blunder is to blame for disenfranchising hundreds of Brooklyn voters.

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Get It Done: Voter Registration Deadlines Loom

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

New York voters will cast ballots three —and in some cases four— different times this year. Don't miss out!

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NYC Invests in Future of Gotham Women

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

City Hall is launching a $450,000 initiative to help women access city services — and level the economic playing field.


Women’s Rights Advocates Condemn Schneiderman After Allegations of Abuse

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

One group even rescinded an award it gave him last week.

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NYC Voter Registration Hits All-Time High – But Turnout Continues to Lag

Monday, April 30, 2018

The population of New York City is at an all time high —and so is the number of registered voters. But a new report shows they're not all showing up at the polls.

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City Amps Up Student Voter Registration Day

Monday, April 23, 2018

For the first time ever, the city will hold its annual Student Voter Registration Day at every public high school citywide — making it nearly ten times the size of earlier efforts.


Re-Enfranchising New Yorkers on Parole

Thursday, April 19, 2018

New York's Governor Cuomo moves to restore voting rights to 35,000 New York parolees.

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Governor Cuomo Announces Executive Order to Restore Parolee Voting Rights

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Cuomo made the announcement Wednesday at Al Sharpton's annual National Action Network Convention in midtown Manhattan.

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Lobbyists Fined by State Ethics Board in Connection with Mayor de Blasio's Campaign for One New York

Monday, April 09, 2018

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is at the center of two settlements between city lobbyists and the state ethics board over pay-to-play allegations.


New York State Senate Democrats Reunite After Seven Years of Division

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Governor Cuomo says his party must come together to fight the Trump Administration. 


Greenwich Village Street Renamed for Legendary Congresswoman Bella Abzug

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Bella Abzug, one of the city's fiercest champions for women's rights and progressive causes, is getting her own street.

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Praise for Cynthia Nixon's Campaign Launch from Potential Rival

Thursday, March 22, 2018

The praise comes from former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner — who's had her own love-hate relationship with Gov. Andrew Cuomo.


City Changes 911 Fire Protocol to Improve Response Times

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

As of this past Monday — after more than four years of analysis — the city officially ended a Bloomberg-era policy.

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The Race Is On: Nixon Attacks, at First Campaign Event for Governor

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon is coming out swinging against NY Governor Andrew Cuomo. The "Sex and the City" star held her first campaign event in Brownsville, Brooklyn Tuesday.

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