Julianne Welby

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

Julianne Welby appears in the following:

War of Words Over Cuomo Budget Analysis

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

An argument erupted between the Cuomo administration and the State Comptroller over the Governor’s budget plan, in a dispute that underscores existing tensions between the two.

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Hoboken Mayor Wants to Wall In Her City

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

For people who thought barriers around cities became unfashionable when the Berlin Wall fell two decades ago, consider this: The mayor of Hoboken, N.J., thinks walls may be the best way to protect this compact city of 50,000 from future storms like Sandy.

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NY Delays Fracking Decision Again

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

A February deadline on New York’s process to allow hydrofracking will be missed, with Governor Cuomo’s Health Commissioner now saying he needs more time to complete an ongoing health study.

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Ongoing Questions in Menendez Saga

Monday, February 11, 2013

WNYC

Questions continue to dog New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez about his relationship with his friend and campaign donor, Doctor Salomon Melgen.

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NY Ranks Among Worst in Nation at Running Elections: Study

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

WNYC

When it comes to running elections, New York State ranks among the worst in the nation according to a new report released Tuesday from the Pew Charitable Trusts in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Appeals Court Rules Gun License Data Can Be Withheld

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

A New York State appeals court has ruled that the names and addresses of New York City gun permit holders can be kept secret.

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Local Soccer Fans React to Match-Fixing Scandal

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

At the Greek American Atlas Club in Astoria, Queens on Tuesday, men sat around a card table playing poker and, in spirited Greek, reacted to the news of a match-fixing scandal that may have affected the outcomes of 680 soccer games over the past five years.

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Bail System Needs Overhaul: NY's Top Judge

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Chief Judge Jonathon Lippman is calling for a major overhaul of New York’s bail statutes, which he calls unfair.

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FCC Holds Hearings on Communication Failures During Sandy

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

The Federal Communications Commission held its first hearings into telecommunication failures during Sandy in Lower Manhattan Tuesday.

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Federal Corruption Case Involving Liu Associates Inches Forward

Monday, February 04, 2013

A federal judge presiding over the trial of City Comptroller John Liu's former campaign treasurer and a Liu donor has scheduled a conference in the high profile corruption case on Tuesday. The conference may shed some light on why the criminal case was delayed last week.

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Friends and Dignitaries to Remember Former Mayor Koch Monday

Sunday, February 03, 2013

New Yorkers from all walks of life will remember former New York City Mayor Edward I. Koch at his funeral service Monday morning.

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Wave of Out-of-State Builders Has NJ on Guard

Sunday, February 03, 2013

New Jersey is seeing an unprecedented wave of home improvement contractors from out-of-state, looking to cash in on repairing the tens of thousands of homes damaged by Sandy, according to state officials. The state's Division of Consumer Affairs is warning that failure to do some basic research could cost home owners dearly.

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Senator Menendez Returns to DC Amidst Ethics Review

Sunday, February 03, 2013

New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez heads back to Washington Monday as questions over his relationship with Dr. Salomon Melgen, a long time friend and major campaign donor from Florida, continue to attract scrutiny.

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Success of State Medicaid Shift for Elderly, Disabled is in the Eye of the Beholder

Thursday, January 31, 2013

As New York State shifts tens of thousands of elderly on Medicaid and Medicare into special HMO’s for long-term care, health officials are giving high marks to themselves and to the private companies they’ve hired to drive down costs and improve care.

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Sandy Aid Clears Congress

Monday, January 28, 2013

The $50.5 billion dollar Sandy Relief package that passed the US House earlier this month, has passed the US Senate and will now head to President Obama's desk for his signature.

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It's Official: de Blasio for Mayor

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Bill de Blasio threw his hat in the mayoral ring Sunday, officially announcing his candidacy for the 2013 election before a crowd of supporters.

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Commissioner Kelly Says Handguns Are the Issue

Sunday, January 27, 2013

WNYC

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says handguns are overwhelmingly the main problem on New York City streets when it comes to gun violence.

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Brooklynites Turn Out for Gowanus Canal Cleanup Tutorial

Thursday, January 24, 2013

More than a hundred Brooklyn residents and business owners attended a public meeting organized by the Environmental Protection Agency to address the proposed Superfund cleanup of the Gowanus Canal.

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Where Are The Wild Things? At Auction

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

A rare first edition of Maurice Sendak’s “Where the Wild Things Are” will be auctioned on Thursday, January 24, by Swann Galleries on East 25thStreet as part of a sale of 20th century illustration including original art and books. The sale will showcase a collection of works by the late children’s book author and illustrator owned by the late bookseller Reed Orenstein.

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Some NY State Contractors Win Big With Sandy

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

WNYC

The New York state comptroller's office on Wednesday released a list of contracts and payments the state made in the two months after Sandy hit.

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