Katherine Fung

Katherine Fung appears in the following:

Staten Island Borough President Condemns Restaurant Owner Who Openly Flouted COVID-19 Restrictions

Monday, December 07, 2020

 "You don't get to pick and choose the rules," said Staten Island Borough President Jimmy Oddo 


A Term For Juvenile Offenders 'Superpredator' Turns 25

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

A fear-mongering term used twenty-five years ago to demonizing young Black children has had lasting impacts. 


Five Years Ago, Cuomo Set Out To End The AIDS Pandemic By 2020. Here's Where We Are.

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, Deputy Commissioner for the New York City Health Department’s Division of Disease Control, gives an update. 


A Virtual Learning Expert's Tips For How To Make Remote Learning Better

Monday, November 23, 2020

Justin Reich, the director of the Teaching Systems Lab at MIT, interviewed 40 teachers about their experiences teaching remotely in the spring. 


An Expert On Biden's COVID-19 Task Force Weighs In On A National — And Local — Coronavirus Strategy

Thursday, November 12, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris say getting the pandemic under control is their number one priority. 


What's Behind The Rise Of COVID-19 Cases In New Jersey

Thursday, November 05, 2020

New Jersey now has about twice the number of cases per capita as New York state. 


Does Your Vote Really Matter? The Problems With The Electoral College

Monday, November 02, 2020

Studies show that presidential candidates spend more time campaigning in swing states, and swing states get disproportionately more federal funding.

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COVID-19 Cases In New York Are Up, But Relatively Few People Are Getting Hospitalized

Friday, October 30, 2020

Epidemiologists have a few theories for the relatively modest increase in hospitalizations. 


Mexican New Yorkers Celebrate Día De Muertos

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Displays are popping up across the city to commemorate the Mexican holiday Día de Muertos this weekend. 


Why A Billionaire GOP Donor Is Donating Millions Of Dollars To New York State Senate Races

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Ronald Lauder, the billionaire heir to the Estée Lauder Companies, has donated almost $5 million dollars to elect Republicans to the State Senate. 


Mail Delivery Is Slowing Down In Parts of New York And New Jersey

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Forms in New York and New Jersey must be postmarked by November 3rd and received within 7 days. 


Here's How Trump And Biden's Tax Plans Would Affect Americans

Monday, October 26, 2020

Taxes -- who has to pay them and how much -- is a major point of contention in this fall's presidential contest.


New Yorkers Line Up To Cast Their Ballots On The First Day Of Early Voting

Saturday, October 24, 2020

New Yorkers show up at the crack of dawn with lawn chairs to cast their ballots.


A Swing District On Long Island Went For A Trump Ally In 2018. This Time?

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Democratic challenger Nancy Goroff has established herself as the anti-Trump candidate. 


Misdemeanor Arrests In New York City Are Down. Those Arrested Are Still Disproportionately People Of Color.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

These lower level crimes make up the vast majority of interactions between police officers and the communities they serve.


Trump and Biden Both Promise To End the Pandemic. Most Public Health Experts Believe One More Than The Other.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Voters rank controlling the pandemic toward the top of their priority list. 

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A Closer Look At Biden's $2 Trillion Plan For Infrastructure And Energy

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Biden's proposed spending $2 trillion on roads, bridges, tunnels, transit and green energy if elected president.

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Why New Jersey School Bus Drivers With Histories Of Accidents Are Still Driving Children

Friday, October 09, 2020

An investigation by the Asbury Park Press found loopholes and poor enforcement of laws that are aimed to protect children from dangerous school bus drivers. 


Your Voter Guide To The 2020 Election In New York And New Jersey

Friday, October 09, 2020

WNYC/Gothamist, in conjunction with City Limits and Gotham Gazette, is releasing its 2020 voter guide for New York and New Jersey. 


The Race To Fill Rep. Peter King's Seat Will Test Republicans' Power On Long Island

Friday, October 02, 2020

Recent demographic shifts have turned the district more blue.