Jessica Gould

Reporter, WNYC News

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Abner Louima Police Brutality Prosecutor to be de Blasio's Corporation Counsel

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Zachary Carter was the first African American to serve as U.S Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, de Blasio said, where he cracked down on the mafia, gangs and human trafficking.

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A Last-Minute Push for Health Care in New Jersey

Monday, December 23, 2013

Today is the deadline for people to enroll in health care coverage that begins Jan. 1.

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Gladys Carrión to Lead Administration for Chidren's Services

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has chosen Gladys Carrión, a state official known for her juvenile justice reform efforts, to lead the city's Administration for Children's Services.


With Insurance Company Approval, New Jerseyans Can Extend Canceled Health Plans

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

New Jersey residents will be able to extend canceled health plans for another year under the Affordable Care Act, as long as their insurance companies agree.


Insurance Canceled in NJ? We Found a Workaround

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Earlier this week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York was unlikely to implement the “fix” President Obama proposed for his troubled Affordable Care Act legislati...


Mayoral Transition Tent 'Occupies' Familiar Ground

Monday, November 18, 2013

Two years ago, Occupy Wall Street activists were arrested for trying to take over a parcel of land in downtown Manhattan. Now, the same lot is home to Talking Transition, two weeks of events designed to give everyday New Yorkers insight and input into the next administration.


The de Blasio Budget: A Tale of Two Pies

Monday, November 18, 2013

Put on Mayor-Elect Billl de Blasio's to do list: negotiating new contracts for almost 300,000 workers, who say they're owed as much as $7 billion in back pay from a roughly $70 billion budget.

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Westchester Race More About Abortion, Guns Than Roads

Friday, November 01, 2013

The County Executive is Westchester's top job, with responsibilities that range from writing the budget to overseeing some road and bridge repairs. But this year's race sounds more like a battle for Congress or even the White House.

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In Nassau County, It's Mangano v. Suozzi — Again

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Tom Suozzi was the first Democrat to win Nassau County's top job in decades. Then four years ago, Republican Ed Mangano unseated him in a close election. Now Suozzi is trying to get his old job back.


Brooklyn DA Race Nears Bitter End

Monday, October 28, 2013

The race for Brooklyn District Attorney seemed like a done deal when former federal prosecutor Kenneth Thompson beat out incumbent Charles "Joe" Hynes in the Democratic primary last month. Then Hynes decided to run on the Republican Party line. Now the race that looked like it was over is heating up.

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A Year After Sandy, Is PATH Ready for Future Storms?

Monday, October 28, 2013

Sandy caused $300 million in damage to the PATH system, snarling the commutes of tens of thousands of riders. A year later, the Port Authority says PATH is prepared. But is it?

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New World Trade Center PATH Pedestrian Tunnel Opens This Week

Monday, October 21, 2013

The Port Authority will open a new pedestrian pathway linking Brookfield Place, formerly known as the World Financial Center, and the World Trade Center Path on Thursday.

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Adolfo Carrión Jr.'s Independent Streak

Monday, October 21, 2013

Adolfo Carrión Jr. was once a rising star in the Democratic Party. But after switching to the Independence Party to run for mayor, he's barely registering in the polls.


Port Authority To Review Fort Lee Lane Closures

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The head of the Port Authority says he'll get to the bottom of local lane closures that snarled traffic in Fort Lee.

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For Candidates, Columbus Day Parade Is Full of Politics

Monday, October 14, 2013

At the Columbus Day parade, mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota celebrated their Italian heritage and participated in some political pageantry.

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A Week Before Special Election, Booker and Lonegan Draw Contrasts

Tuesday, October 08, 2013


In early polls for the New Jersey Senate race, Democrat Cory Booker led Republican Steve Lonegan by 35 points. And many experts assumed the road to the Senate would be a cakewalk for Newark’s celebrity mayor. But with Booker’s lead down to 15 and just a week to go, the race is closer than expected -- and heating up. 

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Battle for NJ Senate Heats Up as Booker Slams Lonegan on Shutdown

Monday, October 07, 2013

In the race for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey, Newark Mayor Cory Booker is taking aim against opponent Steve Lonegan.


Tish James to be First African-American Woman to Hold Citywide Office

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Council member Letitia James has won the runoff for public advocate, beating State Senator Daniel Squadron. MAP: Who Won Where MAP: What a Light Turnout Looks Like    

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De Blasio, Lhota: A Tale of Two '80s

Sunday, September 29, 2013

When it comes to the mayoral campaign, it's back to the future, or really, back to the 1980s. The decade shaped both Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota — and is having a big impact on the debate this election season. 

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One Week Before Runoff, Public Advocate Candidates Debate

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

There's a runoff election next Tuesday for Public Advocate, who's next in line if the mayor can't serve. In a televised debate, the two Democratic candidates were fighting hard — both to get out the vote, and against each other.

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