Katherine Fung

Katherine Fung appears in the following:

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. 


COVID-19 Has Highlighted Racial Disparities In Health Care —And The Need For More Black Doctors

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted racial disparities in health care, including the need for more Black doctors. 

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What New York City Can Learn From The Fiscal Crisis Of The 1970s

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The city's current fiscal crisis is drawing comparisons to the fiscal crisis of 1975, when New York was on the verge of bankruptcy.


Federal Court Question Trump's Plan To Exclude Undocumented Immigrants From A Key Census Count

Thursday, September 03, 2020

A panel of federal judges aggressively questioned the Trump administration about its plan to exclude undocumented immigrants from the Census tally used to determine congressional seats.


Companies With Problematic Pasts Got Government Loans

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Some companies faced penalties for environmental, workplace and fraud violations, among others.


LGBTQ Advocates Say The NYPD Has A Long, Troubled History With Transgender People

Friday, August 07, 2020

The NYPD recently made headlines for two separate arrests of transgender people, who say they were assaulted and harassed. 


Why New York City's Census Director Says Ending Door Knocking Early Will Be "Disastrous"

Friday, July 31, 2020

Census workers and advocates say this will result in a massive undercount, especially for immigrants and communities of color.


How Asian American Communities Are Confronting Their Complicated History With Black Americans

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Many Asian Americans using this moment to call out anti-Blackness in their own communities.


How New York City's Largest Police Union Became So Powerful

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The movement for police reform is shining new light on police unions and the power they wield.


How A Spreadsheet Forced Elected Officials To Return Police Union Contributions

Monday, June 08, 2020

Candidates, many of whom had touted their progressive credentials, have rushed to return the money. 


Neighborhood Patrol Groups Say They're Preventing Looters. Some Residents Say They Make Communities Less Safe.

Saturday, June 06, 2020

Some New Yorkers are forming neighborhood patrol groups in response to incidents of vandalism and looting. They're drawing comparisons to vigilante groups. 


Inside New York City's Protests Over George Floyd And Police Brutality

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

On the sixth night of the protests, a tense two-hour standoff on the Manhattan Bridge ended peacefully. But in Midtown, peaceful protesters were met with police batons and pepper spray.


Why Police Reform Advocates Say New York's Police Secrecy Law Is Part Of The Problem

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Law 50-A shields police personnel records -- including any allegations of misconduct or disciplinary actions taken against officers -- from the public. 


Street Cleaning Is Coming Back To New York City For One Week

Monday, May 11, 2020

Some New Yorkers say they haven't missed it. 


The Debate Over Face Masks and Coverings

Friday, April 10, 2020

Science writer Ed Yong joins All Things Considered to discuss the debate over face coverings to combat COVID-19.


A Record Number Of People Lost Their Jobs Due To COVID-19. Here's How The Federal Stimulus Bill Could Help.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The federal aid package making its way through Congress includes unprecedented unemployment benefits.