Lance Luckey

Lance Luckey appears in the following:

WQXR's The Washington Report

Monday, August 02, 2010

David Sanger, of The NYT, on the politics of the auto bailout and the fall-out of last week's Wiki-Leaks.

Stocks Up but Credit Still Down

Friday, September 26, 2008

After being down most of the trading session stocks turned higher into the close as investors nervously wait for some kind of resolution on the government's proposed financial bailout. The Dow closed up 121 points -- just over one percent. The NASDAQ was down just ...


Gov and Pols Agree on Significant Cuts

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says the legislature and Gov. David Paterson have agreed on significant state budget cuts that were needed to deal with New York's rising deficit.

SILVER: The overall reductions that we have done translate on a two year basis to over $1 ...


Hudson is Cleaner, But Fewer Fish

Thursday, May 15, 2008

The Hudson River is a lot cleaner than it was in 1975, but the number of fish swimming in it is much lower.

That's the finding of a new study by the group Riverkeeper.

Dr. Peter Henderson is one of the study's authors.

HENDERSON: In decline we have ...


Newspaper Calls on Fossella to Step Down

Friday, May 09, 2008

Saying his decisions have cost him the faith and respect of people who believed in him, the Staten Island Advance is calling on Republican Congressman Vito Fossella to resign immediately.

Just days after he was arrested in Virginia for drunk driving, the married father of three ...


State Senate Proposes to Suspend Gas Tax

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

In Albany, the State Senate will introduce a bill today to suspend the state gas tax, which is about 32 cents per gallon. But the plan faces several hurdles.

If the tax is suspended, it could create a $500 million gap in state finances.

The Democrat-led Assembly ...


Bell Fiancée Holds News Conference at City Hall

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

The former fiancée of the unarmed man killed by police in a 50-bullet barrage says she expects justice to prevail for the three detectives who are charged.

Nicole Paultre Bell held a news conference at City Hall this morning with Bell's two wounded friends, his father, ...


Buildings Department Admits Fault in Collapse

Friday, March 07, 2008

The vacant 5-story building on East 124th St. had been visited by building inspectors six times over the last year following complaints of falling debris.

In a statement Thursday, Buildings Department Commissioner Patricia Lancaster said the building was declared unsafe last January 11.

That's when an "Immediate ...


City to Add Agency Performance Data to Website

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Citizen watchdogs have a new tool at their disposal. The performance data for all city agencies is now online, at, and will be updated monthly.

REPORTER: Jeff Kay is Director of the Mayor's Office of Operations. He says the new system is a ...


Plan to Collect Delinquent Payments

Friday, December 07, 2007

Mayor Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn have announced a landmark agreement that will allow the city to collect overdue water bills and avoid another large rate hike. WNYC's Lance Luckey has more.

The agreement would allow New Yorkers to avoid a rate hike next ...


2007’s Fourth Construction Death

Friday, July 06, 2007

A construction worker died yesterday morning on Staten Island, when he fell 2 stories at a work site. He's the 4th worker in the city to die on the job this year. WNYC's Lance Luckey reports.

Police say the unidentified man, who was in his 20s, was ...