Jami Floyd

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

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand On The Next COVID-19 Stimulus Bill And The Need To Share Racial Data

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

The New York senator discusses the need for universal health coverage, and support for domestic violence victims.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Samora Pinderhughes, Lara Downes, and Andrew Bird

Monday, April 06, 2020

New Sounds
Week of April 6: This week, unintentional pandemic songs from M Ward, Andrew Bird, and Samora Pinderhughes; plus, a break from the day’s news.
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The Docket: What Powers Does The Government Have During A Pandemic?

Friday, April 03, 2020

Crafting a government response to diseases like COVID-19 takes a lot of balance between federal powers, state powers, and civil rights.

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How NYC Apartment Buildings Are Battling COVID-19 Spread

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

The majority city residents live packed together in apartment buildings, and that has added to the challenges of slowing the spread of COVID-19.

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Hospital Chaplains And Counselors Are Frontline Workers, Too

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Hospitals are growing more tense by the day as the influx of severe coronavirus cases puts pressure on doctors, nurses, orderlies -- everyone in the health care system.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Bob Dylan, Kandace Springs, and Dirty Projectors

Monday, March 30, 2020

New Sounds
This week, a blast from Afropop’s past, the future of Afrofuturism, and new music from Dirty Projectors and Bright Eyes. Plus, Kandace Springs, and a surprise from Bob Dylan.
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Church Leaders Find What It Means To Lead A Congregation in Isolation

Friday, March 27, 2020

WNYC
Pastor John Flack leads a Lutheran church in Washington Heights. He is re-adjusting his sermon for Easter Sunday now that his congregation is meeting remotely.

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NJ Hospitals Prepare For Surge In COVID-19 Patients

Thursday, March 26, 2020

New Jersey has the second highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country. Hospitals say they’re in dire need of equipment and are worried about staffing shortages.

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A Record Number Of People Lost Their Jobs Due To COVID-19. Here's How The Federal Stimulus Bill Could Help.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The federal aid package making its way through Congress includes unprecedented unemployment benefits.

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Calls Intensify to Release City Jail Inmates Due to Spread of Virus

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

New York City is releasing small numbers of inmates from its jails, but it's not enough according to advocates and even some medical staff at Rikers Island. 

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"This Is Really Happening": NYC Healthcare Workers Describe Supply And Staff Shortages As COVID-19 Cases Rise

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

“Everything is being rationed,” said one nurse in a Queens hospital said.

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In Ending Campaign, Bloomberg Shows He Can Be Emotional After All

Thursday, March 05, 2020

One former supporter said, “Where was that guy on the campaign trail? He was emoting all over the place.”

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Fact-Checking Mike Bloomberg

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

WNYC
The Democratic presidential candidate has been forced to defend the policies of the NYPD under his watch on the national stage. 

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Court Roundup: Abortion Access, Asylum Rights & ObamaCare

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Jami Floyd, WNYC legal editor, break downs the big Supreme Court news this week.

Weekly Music Roundup: Christine and the Queens and Zeshan B

Monday, March 02, 2020

New Sounds
This week, Gorillaz meets Fatoumata Diawara; celebrating Brown Power with Zeshan B, Christine and the Queens unveil a surprise new EP, and the long-delayed return of Aksak Maboul.
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Report Says HOME-STAT Program Is Causing Confusion

Thursday, February 27, 2020

WNYC
According to the homeless advocacy group, Human.NYC, found that many street homeless people need to be seen numerous times before receiving assistance. 

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New Jersey Governor Says State Is Preparing for Potential Coronavirus Outbreak

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

WNYC
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy outlines how the state is preparing for the coronavirus. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: Yves Tumor and Amanda Palmer

Monday, February 24, 2020

New Sounds
Week of Feb. 24: This week, a crisis response from Amanda Palmer, a warning from Lanterns On The Lake, a reassurance from Dan Deacon, and arresting, slinky, demonic funk from Yves Tumor.
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As New Jersey State Staffers and Legislators Talk About #MeToo Stories, Former Senate Majority Leader Comes Forward

Thursday, February 20, 2020

WNYC
Former New Jersey State Senate Majority Leader former Barbara Buono shares her experience with sexual harassment in politics. 

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The Docket: The Harvey Weinstein Trial And Why It Is So Difficult To Prosecute Sexual Assault

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Dozens of accusations against Weinstein helped launch the #MeToo Movement, but prosecuting him for those charges of rape and sexual assault is a different story.

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