John Liu

Former New York City Comptroller

John Liu appears in the following:

State Sen. John Liu on Smaller Classes and the Education Budget

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

NYS Senator John Liu on his education funding bill, class sizes and why he decided to share the contents of a racist voicemail his office received.

Sen. Liu's Take on the 2021 City Election

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Senator and former comptroller John Liu joins to discuss the NYC elections.

Should Asian American History Be Required at School?

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

State Sen. John Liu talks about a bill that would require all New York State public elementary and high schools to provide instruction in the history and civic impact of Asian Americans.

Race and Specialized High School Admissions

Thursday, May 23, 2019

How New York lawmakers are struggling to create specialized high school education opportunities for African-American and Asian-American students.

The Brian Lehrer Show: New in Albany; The Transit Chief; The Top Political Risks of 2019; Arturo O'Farrill

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Brian talks with Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group; jazz pianist Arturo O'Farrill; State Senators Liz Krueger and John Liu; and New York City Transit president Andy Byford.

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Chinese Americans Express Frustration Over Liang Conviction

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Chinese Americans have been protesting in reaction to the conviction of former NYPD officer Peter Liang in the shooting death of Akai Gurley. Former NYC Comptroller John Liu weighs in.

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Meet the Candidates: NYS Senate 11th District

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

An introduction to two of the candidates running for New York State Senate in District 11, Queens: incumbent Tony Avella and challenger John Liu, former Comptroller.

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Meet the Candidates: Call John Liu

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Our series of interviews with candidates for New York City mayor continues. Today: Comptroller John Liu discusses the latest news from the campaign trail and takes voters' calls.

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Candidate John Liu

Monday, July 22, 2013

The Brian Lehrer Show continues its series of interviews with candidates for New York City. Today: Comptroller John Liu discusses the latest news from the campaign trail.

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Comptroller Liu's People's Budget

Friday, April 19, 2013

John LiuNew York City Comptroller and mayoral candidate discusses his People's Budget and his run to be the next Mayor of New York.

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Comptroller Liu's State of the City

Monday, January 07, 2013

John Liu, New York City Comptroller, appears on The Brian Lehrer Show to discuss his recent State of the City address and new proposals for the coming year.

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Comptroller Liu on the State of the City

Friday, February 17, 2012

New York City Comptroller - and expected 2013 mayoral candidate - John Liu discusses his state of the city address. 

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Liu's Year In Review

Thursday, December 16, 2010

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In 2009 John Liu was elected Comptroller of New York City and vowed to work for the taxpayers every day by overseeing the use of New York City funds. Comptroller Liu talks about his first year as on the job and reviews Mayor Bloomberg's budget.

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Pension Problems

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Mary Williams Walsh, business reporter for the New York Times, discusses the rising cost of insuring New York State's retired employees.  Then, New York City Comptroller John Liu talks about a journey to Europe to sell New York City bonds.

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Comptroller Chat

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

New York City Comptroller John Liu looks at the state and city budgets and what can be done to fix the fiscal crisis.

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Breathing Room

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

We’ve all seen the black smoke pouring out of chimneys all around the city. But just what’s behind that pollution, and what is the city doing to help clean up the air? Also today: Comptroller John Liu; Paul Farmer, UN deputy special envoy to Haiti; and Louis Menand on the ...

New York City's Comptroller: John Liu

Friday, November 06, 2009

The first Asian-American elected to city-wide office, John Liu, New York City comptroller-elect, explains what he plans to accomplish in the next four years.

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Taking Comptrol

Friday, November 06, 2009

New Yorker’s didn’t just elect the mayor on Tuesday night, but also the key office holders who will have to work with the Bloomberg administration. John Liu, the new Comptroller, discusses his plans to get the city’s finances in order. And, what the Joe Bruno trial says about the way ...

30 Issues Day 18: Taxation and the Comptroller's Office

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

30 Issues in 30 Days continues with interviews with the candidates for New York City comptroller: Joe Mendola, the Republican candidate, Salim Ejaz, of the Rent is Too High Party and then John Liu, the Democratic candidate, talk about NYC tax policy and the job of comptroller.

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Open to Debate

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

John Liu captured the Democratic nomination for New York City Comptroller, but still faces opposition on the November ballot from Republican Joe Mendola and Rent is Too High’s Salim Ejaz. 30 Issues in 30 Days continues with back-to-back interviews with all three candidates. Plus, highlights and analysis from ...