David L. Lewis

Investigations Editor, WNYC News

David L. Lewis appears in the following:

Labor Deal for Bus and Subway Workers

Thursday, April 17, 2014

WNYC

After two years of occasionally rancorous negotiations, the MTA and the union representing 34,000 transit workers have announced a tentative deal to give the rank-and-file 2 percent raises in each of the next three years. That's on top of a retroactive 1 percent raise that covers the last two years.

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Horseless Carriage vs. Electric Car

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Owners and animal-rights advocates are debating different ways to replace Central Park's horse-drawn carriages with tourist-friendly vehicles.

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Rent Subsidies to Return for the Homeless

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WNYC

Today there are 13,000 homeless families living in the shelter system — will subsidies help?

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Day 100: De Blasio Cites Wins – But Sets No New Goals

Thursday, April 10, 2014

WNYC

In the first 100 days, Mayor de Blasio put some points on the board. But there were no bold new ideas for the days ahead.

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Cuomo's Ethics Deal Faces Ethics Probe

Thursday, April 10, 2014

WNYC

The U.S. Attorney says his office will review open cases and see why Gov. Cuomo's ethics commission was shut down ion a budget deal.

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At City Hall, the New Face of New York

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

WNYC

De Blasio said he wanted a diverse administration. Did he succeed?

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Can This Relationship Be Saved?

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

WNYC

As the de Blasio administration attempts to reset the troubled relationship between police and communities of color, WNYC measures the progress in one neighborhood in central Brooklyn.

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Tom Finkelpearl Is NYC's New Cultural Commish

Monday, April 07, 2014

WNYC

In 12 years at Queens Museum, the director had a reputation for serving the community.

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Supreme Court Opens the Door for New York Campaign Cash

Thursday, April 03, 2014

WNYC

Political party leaders are already dialing for dollars thanks to Wednesday's Supreme Court decision striking down some limits on campaign contributions.

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Record Deportations Put Pressure on Obama

Thursday, April 03, 2014

WNYC

The Obama administration has deported more illegal immigrants than than any other administration in U.S. history. Now advocates are turning up the heat. 

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Longest Serving Sanitation Commish Departs Saying 'Thank Youse'

Monday, March 31, 2014

WNYC

City officials paid tribute to outgoing Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty who left the department after more than five decades on Friday.

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Cuomo 'Trying Actively' To Resolve Homeless Issue, After Telling City 'Next Year'

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

WNYC

As the budget deadline looms, the governor is sounding a different tone as city and state officials try to agree on a plan.

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De Blasio Softens Rhetoric on Charters

Sunday, March 23, 2014

The mayor said "They are all our children, they all deserve a solution" during a speech at Riverside Church in Harlem on Sunday.

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The Leakiest Gas Pipes In The Nation

Thursday, March 20, 2014

WNYC

Con Ed's 4,300 miles of gas mains leak more than any other system nationwide, according to a WNYC analysis.

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In City's Job Growth, Faces of the Working Poor

Monday, March 17, 2014

WNYC

The city is growing jobs faster than the country. But they are not the middle-class jobs of a generation ago.

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De Blasio Inches Towards Pre-K Compromise

Monday, March 10, 2014

WNYC

Says 'Alternative' Would Be OK, As Long As It Gets The Job Done

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Can De Blasio Govern From the Grassroots?

Friday, March 07, 2014

WNYC

Mayor de Blasio says he governs with single-minded focus, as in the fight over pre-k. But his critics call it a lack of vision.

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Who Is Behind the Pro-Charter Schools Group Fighting de Blasio?

Thursday, March 06, 2014

WNYC

Financial sector leaders have long been some of the biggest supporters of the charter-school movement, a fact that has been red meat for charter school opponents.

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De Blasio Adds a Strong Social Advocate to His Administration

Friday, February 28, 2014

WNYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio added one of the city's most aggressive social-service advocates to his administration, one of three appointments announced Friday.

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The Path to Labor Peace: De Blasio's Challenge

Monday, February 24, 2014

WNYC
To get a labor deal, Mayor Bill De Blasio also has to negotiate his way through a process that requires separate talks on wages, health care and retirement benefits. Oh, and on that l...

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