Julianne Welby

Senior Editor, NYC Recovery/Education/Transit, WNYC News

Julianne Welby appears in the following:

Albany Appears Poised to Extend Eviction Moratorium Again

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

 Landlords in New York State won’t be able to start eviction proceedings against commercial or residential tenants until August 31, instead of on May 1, if the bill passes as expected.

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New Sunset Park Development To Include Modern Bike Parking for Delivery Workers

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

New housing developments in the city require a certain amount of parking for cars, but a new building coming to Sunset Park is requiring onsite parking for working cyclists.

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De Blasio's Final Budget Proposes Major New Investments in Education

Monday, April 26, 2021

Federal stimulus dollars and increased state money for schools would fund new programs. 

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Labor and Business Groups Call for More NYPD Underground

Monday, April 26, 2021

An unusual alliance of labor, real estate and business groups has joined forces, calling on Mayor de Blasio to send more police to patrol the subways. 

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NYC Public Schools Welcome Back 50,000 More Students To Buildings

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Even with these additional students coming to class in-person, the majority will remain remote through the end of the academic year. 

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Asian New Yorkers Remain Fearful of Mass Transit

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The MTA is trying to lure people back to mass transit, but with the rise of anti-Asian violence in our region, some riders are questioning whether it's safe to use the subway.

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Tri State Teens Research Economic Inequality in Age of COVID-19

Monday, April 19, 2021

For this year’s high school competition, run by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, several teams studied the pandemic’s impact on income inequality up close.

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New York City Public Schools Get Another Boost From State Funding

Monday, April 19, 2021

The de Blasio Administration says three quarters of schools will see their budgets increase.

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Some Unemployed New Yorkers Will Have To Pay Back Money To The State After They Were 'Overpaid'

Sunday, April 18, 2021

The state's Department of Labor says a "small" number of people received double payments in April and May of 2020.

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City to Launch E-Scooter Share Pilot in the Bronx This Summer

Thursday, April 15, 2021

The city is testing the program before allowing the standing scooters to operate in the rest of the city.

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NYC Launches New Free Summer Program To Help Prepare Students For Return To School

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The program will seek to address some of the academic and emotional toll from more than a year of pandemic-wrought school upheaval, school officials said.

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Vacant Storefronts Proliferate in NYC, And It’s No Easier To Identify Owners

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

They’re a blight on the city and they may be racking up unpaid fines, but vacant storefronts often have owners who are tough to track down. 

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NJ Marijuana Regulators Prepare to Meet For First Time

Sunday, April 11, 2021

On Monday, the state takes another step toward cannabis sales when the five-member Cannabis Regulatory Commission holds its first meeting.

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NJ Undocumented Workers Cut Out of COVID Relief Continue Their Fast

Sunday, April 11, 2021

While New York State plans to provide $2.1 billion to undocumented workers who were cut out of federal COVID relief, New Jersey activists are keeping up the pressure in their state.

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Working Families Party Sets Sights On Endorsing The Next NYC Mayor

Sunday, April 11, 2021

The left-leaning Working Families Party is expected to decide on its mayoral endorsement this week. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports

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NYC Raises The Threshold For Public School Closure

Thursday, April 08, 2021

Individual schools will now close if there are four or more coronavirus cases, but only if there's evidence that any of them was caused by exposure inside school. 

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New York State Budget Comes With Major Funding Boost For Education

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

The budget will meet the requirements of a longstanding and unfulfilled court mandate. 

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New York State Budget Includes “Huge” COVID-19 Relief Package For Small Businesses

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

The $800 million will go to small businesses that are still limping along in the pandemic, despite federal stimulus grants.

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Families That Received MTA’s $500K COVID Death Benefit Get Tax Shocker

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

The MTA agreed to a generous death benefit for the families of transit workers that died of COVID. But now that it’s tax season, they're getting an unwelcome surprise.

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Reporter's Notebook: Seeing the Vaccine as a Monument to Human Achievement

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

By now, a third of all New Yorkers have gotten at least one COVID-19 vaccination. WNYC's Beth Fertig joined that growing number over the weekend and has this reporter's notebook.

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