Brigid Bergin


Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

New York State Moves Towards Legalizing Recreational Weed

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Governor Cuomo and state legislative leaders say they've agreed on the specifics of a bill to legalize adult-use marijuana in New York. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports


Unions Seek To Sway Mayoral Race

Thursday, March 25, 2021

With less than 100 days until the primary, WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports on one group that aims to influence the mayor's race: organized labor.


Cuomo Gets Shot In The Arm From Black Leaders Ahead of Vaccination

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Governor Cuomo received the single-dose Covid vaccine in Harlem Wednesday. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports the event was closed to press, but he was not alone.


NYC Board of Elections Begins First-Ever Ranked Choice Vote Count

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

The manual tally will determine the winner in the City Council special election for District 31 in Queens.


Cuomo Remains Defiant In Face of Mounting Calls For Resignation

Friday, March 12, 2021

A majority of New York's congressional delegation and state lawmakers are calling for Gov. Cuomo's resignation. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports he refuses to concede.


New York State Assembly Speaker Authorizes Impeachment Inquiry Into Governor Cuomo

Friday, March 12, 2021

So far six women have come forward alleging Governor Cuomo engaged in sexual misconduct. The state's Assembly has authorized an investigation that could lead to impeachment.


The State of the Mayor's Race: Early Polling, And Your Second Choice Candidates

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Brigid Bergin, WNYC's senior political correspondent, talks about the state of the New York City mayoral race.

District Council 37, Largest Union For City Workers, Prepares To Back Eric Adams For Mayor

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The largest union of municipal workers is preparing to back Eric Adams for mayor. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports.


Sixth Woman Accuses Cuomo of Sexual Misconduct

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

The latest allegation was reported by the Times Union in Albany. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports.


A Top NY Democrat Calls on Cuomo to Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Sunday, March 07, 2021

State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins is the first among Democratic leadership calling for Cuomo to resign, now that five women have accused him of workplace misconduct.


Unraveling Scandals Threaten Gov. Cuomo's Hold On Power

Friday, March 05, 2021

Cuomo faces dueling scandals involving allegations of sexual misconduct and criticism for altering Covid data in a health department report.


Cuomo Addresses Sexual Harassment Allegations

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Governor Cuomo has emerged a week after the first allegation of sexual misconduct made against him. WNYC's Brigid Bergin joins All Things Considered host Sean Carlson for this report.


How Cuomo Backed Women’s Issues For Political Gain

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

Whatever comes from the investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo for alleged sexual harassment, he has been politically damaged.


State Lawmakers Ramp Up Calls For Independent Investigation Into Allegations Against Cuomo

Saturday, February 27, 2021

State Senator Liz Krueger of Manhattan says a transparent probe needs to be conducted without any ties to the governor or his allies. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports.


A Woman Mayor In NYC Is More Viable Than Ever, Even If There Is Not A "Women’s Vote"

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

New York City has had 109 mayors with one thing in common: they're men. This year, that might change. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports


Money & Endorsements In The Mayoral & Council Races

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

WNYC's Brigid Bergen and David Cruz run down the latest political news in the 2021 local races for mayor, and some city council seats.

State Supreme Court Refuses To Suspend Ballot Petitioning

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Candidates who want their names on the primary ballot in June need to get their clipboards ready. 


Maya WIley Secures Coveted Healthcare Workers Union Endorsement

Friday, February 19, 2021

The largest union in the city is backing Maya Wiley for mayor. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports.


Yang, Morales Offer Opposing Views On Yeshiva Education Standards

Thursday, February 18, 2021

The hot topic of Orthodox Jewish yeshivas violating state education standards came up in the latest mayoral forum.


Maya Wiley Misses Public Matching Funds Threshold After First Campaign Finance Board Audit

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Three mayoral candidates were expected to receive public matching funds on Feb. 16. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports one of them did not make the cut.