Brigid Bergin


Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

When a Two-Block Stretch of Brownsville Policed Itself

Thursday, June 08, 2023

Maria Cramer reports on a public safety experiment in which civilians in a two-block stretch of Brownsville, Brooklyn responded to 911 calls, effectively policing themselves.

Today's Air Quality Update

Thursday, June 08, 2023

The latest on the area's air quality as smoke from Canadian wildfires continues to blanket the Northeast.

New Yorkers can register to vote and cast their ballot on the same 'golden' day

Thursday, May 25, 2023

WNYC’s senior politics reporter Brigid Bergin has the details on "Golden Day" and why it matters in this upcoming election. 


A state law could help prevent disenfranchising young voters. Why is NY ignoring it?

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

A small fraction of 16 and 17 year-old New Yorkers have completed the process to preregister and automatically be added to voting rolls when they turn 18, according to a new report.


Rep. Dan Goldman knows Washington. Now he’s getting to know his NYC district.

Thursday, April 20, 2023

WNYC senior political reporter Brigid Bergin spent the day with Rep. Dan Goldman as he familiarizes himself with the 10th congressional district spanning parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn.


This Week in Politics: The House Judiciary Committee's "field hearing" in New York City

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Democrats say something else is happening here, and it has to do with interfering with Bragg's case against former President Trump.


Meet New Yorkers who 'keep democracy going' one signature at a time

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

WNYC's Brigid Bergin produced this ode to some of the campaign volunteers gathering signatures on behalf of candidates this election season. 


Access to Abortion Pill at Stake After Texas Hearing; NYC's Municipal Staffing Shortage; Women's Work: Skilled Trades; A St. Patrick's Day Arts & Culture

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Access to Abortion Pill at Stake After Texas Hearing; NYC's Municipal Staffing Shortage; Women's Work: Skilled Trades; A Pre-St. Patrick's Day Celebration of Irish Arts & Culture

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Budget Time in Albany; 'Glass Ceiling Index'; Colorectal Cancer; Too Many School Spirit Days?

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Budget negotiations in Albany heat up; The Economist's 'Glass Ceiling Index' of global women's work status; Colorectal cancer in younger adults; How many Spirit Days are too many?

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This Week in Politics: Clipboards come out and petitioning begins for potential City Council candidates

Saturday, March 04, 2023

It's the first week of signature gathering as New York City Council candidates work to secure a spot on the ballot for the June 27th primary. 


In 2024 re-election bid, NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand touts wins and talks tough

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

The spy balloon from China is causing anxiety from coast to coast. On Morning Edition, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand offers her analysis as she ramps up her 20-24 re-election bid


Grieving Tyre Nichols; Banning Mercury in Beauty Products; Leaving NYC; New Etiquette

Friday, February 03, 2023

Charles Blow on mourning in public; AM Reyes on the ban on mercury in cosmetic products; Why Black families are leaving NYC; New York Magazine's new etiquette

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Thursday Morning Politics with Rep. Goldman; NYS Budget and More; When You Are Your Parent's Retirement Plan; What Feels Like Groundhog Day to You?

Thursday, February 02, 2023

Thursday Morning Politics with Rep. Goldman; NYS Budget; When You Are Your Parent's Retirement Plan; What Feels Like Groundhog Day to You?

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The George Santos Saga Continues

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

We catch up on the latest controversies surrounding New York congressman George Santos.


Lawsuit alleges lifetime jury ban harms Black New Yorkers and undermines democracy

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

More than 1 in 4 otherwise eligible Black Manhattanites are barred from juries because of a felony conviction. WNYC’s Brigid Bergin reports that claim is at the heart of a new lawsuit. 


‘Voters should not be disregarded’: Alvin Bragg reflects on first year as Manhattan’s DA

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

Manhattan's top prosecutor reflects on becoming Republican gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin's target and what he needs to improve next year in a one-on-one with WNYC's Brigid Bergin.


Georgia Heads to a Runoff...Again

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

The Midterms aren't over yet. Once again, Georgia is headed to a runoff Senate election on December 6th.


A Shadow Looms Over Qatar For The World Cup

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

An estimated 6,500 migrant workers have died constructing the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup, and Qatar's record on women's and LGBTQ rights have also raised concerns.


What It Takes To Engage Young Voters

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Jack Lobel, deputy communications director and spokesperson for Voters of Tomorrow, joins us to talk about some of the organizing work that goes into sustaining the youth vote.


Navigating the Adderall Shortage with ADHD

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

A professor of cognitive psychology joins us to dispel misconceptions about ADHD and the medication commonly used to treat it, Adderall.