Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered, WNYC News

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

This Program Was Meant to Help the Mentally Ill. Instead, It's Hurt a Lot of Them.

Friday, December 07, 2018

An investigation by ProPublica and Frontline found many participants were not prepared for independent living.

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Undocumented Workers Describe Hostility at Trump Golf Course

Friday, December 07, 2018

Spurned on by Donald Trump's comments about immigrants and what she describes as workplace abuse, Victorina Morales took her story to The New York Times.

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The XFL, A One-Season Failure, Is Being Rebooted By Vince McMahon

Friday, December 07, 2018

It's being pitched as a shorter, faster, less political football league.

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Storms, Personal Failure or Raccoons: What Scares You?

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

The creators of the podcast "10 Things That Scare Me" hope that sharing fears might make people feel less alone.

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For Her 94th Birthday, Shirley Chisholm Gets a Statue

Friday, November 30, 2018

The first black woman to ever serve in Congress is getting a permanent monument in her hometown.

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N.J. Attorney General to Cops: Stop Working with ICE

Thursday, November 29, 2018

New Jersey tells ICE to back off, and ICE threatens more "collateral" arrests.

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New York City's Highest-Earning Official? He's a Debt Collector.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The arcane laws governing New York City marshals lets them use their office to collect debts around the country.

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Care Center Under Scrutiny After 10th Child Dies from Viral Outbreak

Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Wanaque Center offers long term care to the state's sickest and most frail children. Ten have died from adenovirus, casting doubt on how it's run and regulated. 

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Unpacking Amazon's Incentives in New York

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The online retail giant is set to get billions from the city and state. Will taxpayers see a return on that investment?

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NY State Legislature Gears Up For Next Session, With New Leadership

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins is on her way to becoming a major power broker in Albany. She has a long to-do list.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Charles Bradley, Smashing Pumpkins, and Jacob Banks

Monday, November 12, 2018

New Sounds
This week, posthumous music from Charles Bradley, Smashing Pumpkins are not dead yet, and a moving video from Jacob Banks.
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What Went Wrong on Election Day and How to Fix It

Friday, November 09, 2018

Many New Yorkers experienced chaos at the polls. Reformers and critics are laying out a path for how to improve it going forward.

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DOC NYC Returns with a Fresh Slate of Films

Thursday, November 08, 2018

The annual documentary festival features films on acting in the #MeToo era, New York City's most fascinating characters and a long-forgotten Aretha Franklin concert.

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Is Amazon Setting Up Shop in Queens? Maybe.

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Rumor has it the online retail giant will put half of its second headquarters in Long Island City. But details are scarce.

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10th Child Dies in Adenovirus Outbreak in New Jersey

Thursday, November 01, 2018

As questions mount about how the virus spread at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, WNYC spoke with an infectious disease expert about how to control an outbreak.

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Newark Distributes Water Filters Amid High Lead Levels in Drinking Water

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

New data shows that Newark had elevated levels of lead in water tap samples, but officials insist water coming out of the reservoir is safe. 

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Bob Hugin Is Not a Trump Republican, Says Bob Hugin

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The Republican challenger to Senator Bob Menendez is running on a pro gay rights, pro choice agenda — distancing himself from President Trump.

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Voters Weigh Mail Bombs, Political Division Before Midterms

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Residents of a contested district in Bay Ridge are split about how the recent terror threat will influence them on November 6. 

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How the #MeToo Movement Is Playing Out in Court

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

There are signs the justice system is slowly shifting to give more credence to alleged victims of sexual misconduct.

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Another Chance to Reform New York's Inane Property Tax System

Thursday, October 18, 2018

New York City's system has been blamed for raising rents, exacerbating income inequality, and even encouraging gentrification. And we've already tried to fix it once.

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