Jami Floyd

Host of "All Things Considered" & Legal Editor | WNYC News

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Black-Owned Small Businesses Face Long Odds To Stay Afloat Amid Shutdown

Friday, May 01, 2020

A month after the government rolled out emergency loans for small businesses, watchdogs continue to raise concerns that black- and minority-owned establishments are being left out.

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Police Commissioner Talks Social Distancing Enforcement and Reflects on NYPD Deaths

Thursday, April 30, 2020

A day after officers were called to break up a funeral that drew thousands, Commissioner Dermot Shea talks to WNYC about enforcement at a time when officers are getting sick. 

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New York And New Jersey Float Plans To Begin Reopening

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Governors Cuomo and Murphy have released plans to reopen their states as the growth in COVID-19 cases continues to decline.

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Banks Give Wealthier Clients Preference In Government Loan Program

Thursday, April 23, 2020

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Some of the country's largest private banks gave their wealthiest clients preferential treatment to secure small business loans. 

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The Docket: Big Tech, COVID-19, And The Constitution

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Companies like Apple and Google are working on ways to help public health officials track the coronavirus' spread, but it raises questions about the 4th Amendment.

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Testing, Testing: Where We Stand on Detecting The Virus And The People Who've Recovered

Monday, April 20, 2020

There are different tests and different populations that need to be tested depending on what the goal is. We clear up the confusion. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: Fiona Apple, July Talk, and Alex Winston

Monday, April 20, 2020

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Week of April 20: This week, many (happy?) returns! Comeback music from Fiona Apple, Alex Winston, and The Airborne Toxic Event.
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Coronavirus Is Decimating NYC Nursing Home Populations, State Data Shows

Friday, April 17, 2020

"Every death is heartbreaking," a doctor at one Bronx facility said. 

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You Have Questions About Remote Learning. We Have Answers.

Friday, April 17, 2020

New York City public school parents say remote learning has been stressful, and confusing. We're providing as many answers as we can.

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The Supreme Court to Resume, Remotely

Thursday, April 16, 2020

The Supreme Court will resume hearing oral arguments on May 4, "by telephone conference" -- what cases and what the Wisconsin primary decision might signal for voting issues in November.

Tracking Inequality Among Covid-19 Patients

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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The richer neighborhoods in Manhattan have the lowest per capita rates of COVID infection. Poorer neighborhoods have the highest rates.

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ICE Quietly Releases Hundreds of Local Immigrants As COVID-19 Tears Through Jails

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

It may be off brand, but ICE is releasing hundreds of local immigrants due to the coronavirus.

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Decades Of Disinvestment Are At The Heart Of Local Unemployment Insurance Problems

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

As hundreds of thousands of people try to apply for unemployment insurance after COVID-19-related layoffs, they run into a starved social safety net.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Laura Marling, Twenty One Pilots, and Surfer Blood

Monday, April 13, 2020

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This week, responses to isolation from Twenty One Pilots, Laura Marling, and Surfer Blood; also composer Molly Joyce uses disability as a creative tool and a West African dance party.
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WNYC Staff Culture Picks

Friday, April 10, 2020

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Want some ideas about what to do this weekend? WNYC staff have some ideas.

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The Debate Over Face Masks and Coverings

Friday, April 10, 2020

Science writer Ed Yong joins All Things Considered to discuss the debate over face coverings to combat COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Is "An Unseen Crisis" In New Jersey's Nursing Homes

Friday, April 10, 2020

New reporting suggests the Garden State's nursing homes have been undercounting coronavirus cases amid a spike in deaths.

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Suffolk County Rolls Out New Testing Sites, As COVID-19 Cases Spike On Long Island

Thursday, April 09, 2020

The sites will provide COVID-19 testing and in-depth information on the coronavirus for Spanish speakers.

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As Data Shows Hispanics And Blacks Hit Hardest By Coronavirus, Elected Officials Ask Why City Didn’t Plan Better

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged to come up with a plan to redirect resources and raise public awareness within the communities most affected by the disease.

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Advice On Getting Through COVID Isolation From Two Doctors Who Worked Through SARS

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Studies of people who had to quarantine during the 2003 SARS outbreak in Toronto, Canada found they had symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.

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