Brigid Bergin


Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

Five Takeaways From the Final Mayoral Primary Debate

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his Democratic challenger Sal Albanese sparred for one last time in a debate at the CUNY Graduate Center Wednesday night. 

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Advocates Sue NY State Board of Elections for Improperly Removing Voters from Rolls

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Remember that big voter purge in Brooklyn before last year's presidential primary? Advocates say there's bigger problem statewide. 

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De Blasio Publishes Editorial Criticizing Media Scrutiny of His Relationship with Donors

Friday, September 01, 2017

The mayor originally promised a list of donors who asked for favors from City Hall — that's not what happened.


First Debate Heats Up Democratic Mayoral Primary

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Incumbent Mayor Bill de Blasio faced off against former City Council Member Sal Albanese to debate issues ranging from affordable housing to government transparency.

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See It: De Blasio, Albanese Face Off in First Mayoral Debate

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio and former City Council member Sal Albanese went head-to-head on debate stage tonight. See the video.

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Thousands in Queens Face Poll Site Confusion on Primary Day

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Less than a month before the Democratic primary, 15,000 residents of LeFrak City in Corona, Queens, may be forced to vote at a new polling site. Many are asking why. 

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Despite Strong Lead, De Blasio Qualifies for Matching Funds

Thursday, August 03, 2017

The city Campaign Finance Board has agreed to give Mayor Bill de Blasio $2.6 million dollars in public matching funds for his re-election campaign.


Queens Democrats Back Adrienne Adams for Council Seat

Friday, July 28, 2017

The newest candidate in a southeastern Queens City Council race has some of the same advantages that an incumbent would.


Queens Democrats Prepare to Pick New Council Candidate

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

It's the latest fallout from last week's guilty verdict of former City Council member Ruben Wills.


And Then There Was One (Republican Mayoral Candidate)

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

After a poor debate performance, real estate executive Paul Massey drops out.

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Can Albany and New York City See Eye to Eye?

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Daily News' Ken Lovett and WNYC's Brigid Bergin discuss the Albany/NYC relationship when it comes to MTA funding, mayoral control of schools, and state troopers in the city.

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How Mayor de Blasio Studies Up Before a Town Hall

Monday, June 19, 2017

To see how the mayor preps for the onslaught of public questions, WNYC went behind the scenes to his prep session at City Hall.

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New York City Takes Another Step Towards Modernizing 911

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Since 2004, more than $2 billion has been spent to modernize New York City's emergency call system. But more is being planned.


De Blasio Joins End-of-Session Push on Electoral Reform

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The mayor is preparing to jump-start his push for electoral reform as the state legislative session winds into its final few weeks.


City Names Midtown Corner after Jimmy Breslin . . .Temporarily

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The corner of 42nd Street and Second Avenue is now "Jimmy Breslin Way" in honor of the legendary newspaper columnist.

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Single Digit Turnout in Uptown Special Election

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The victor, Democrat Brian Benjamin, crushed the competition with only 4 percent of voters showing up for a vacant seat in the state senate.


Your Vote Didn't Count, and the Board Didn't Tell You in Time to Do Anything About It

Friday, May 12, 2017

Of the 168,000 people who cast affidavit ballots in last November’s election, more than 78,000 did not count. Guess how many voters the Board notified by the legal deadline?

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While Workers Receive Penalties, de Blasio Defends Commissioner Who Broke Rules

Thursday, May 04, 2017

The mayor says Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte never meant to do anything wrong.

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NYPD Launches First Phase of Body Camera Pilot

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The city plans to deploy more than 1,000 cameras by the end of the year as part of the court-ordered program.


De Blasio Keeps Up Spending in Election-Year Budget

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The mayor's election-year budget includes increased spending on the expense and capital budgets.