Matthew Schuerman

Editor, WNYC

Matthew Schuerman appears in the following:

In Queens Council Race, Supporters of Ex-Con See an Establishment Out to Get Them

Friday, September 08, 2017

Hiram Monserrate's supporters have grown over the perception that the establishment is tipping the scales for his opponent

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City Council Races 2017: Tensions Rise Among Immigrants

Friday, September 08, 2017

WNYC is taking a closer look at contested city council races that could have implications citywide. Here's how the race looks in District 38.

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Brooklyn DA's Pledge to Reduce Marijuana Prosecutions Makes Little Difference

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Three years ago, the Brooklyn District Attorney announced he would no longer prosecute as many people for marijuana possession. But WNYC found the impact wasn’t as big as expected.

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City Council Races 2017: Corruption Paves Way for New Leadership

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

WNYC is taking a closer look at contested city council races that could have implications citywide. Here's how the race looks in Southeast Queens.

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City Council Races 2017: Fighting Opioid Crisis Is Top Priority in Staten Island

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

WNYC is taking a closer look at contested city council races that could have implications citywide. Here's how the race looks in District 49.

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This Week in Politics: De Blasio in the Age of Harvey (and Sandy)

Saturday, September 02, 2017

WNYC
De Blasio says he'll never stop fighting for Mother Earth. But a climate expert says he's no Bloomberg. 

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Free Air for Everyone! (On Bicycles.)

Thursday, August 31, 2017

In an ongoing effort to make biking around the city as convenient as possible, the Department of Transportation is piloting a pair of durable bike pumps, bolted to the sidewalk.

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Penn's So-Called 'Summer of Hell' Has Ended, Successfully and On-Time

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Amtrak's intensive 8-weeks of repairs wrapped up, and commuters can expect service to return to normal after Labor Day. But Amtrak warns the rest of the station still needs repairs.

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Trump Administration, Rights Groups Reach Settlement Over First Travel Ban

Thursday, August 31, 2017

The Justice Department has agreed to help approximately 150 people affected by President Trump's first travel ban reenter the U.S., as part of a settlement. 

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In Brooklyn District Attorney Race, a Different Kind of Law-and-Order

Thursday, August 31, 2017

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Democratic candidates promise to go light on prostitution, turnstile jumping and other "survival crimes" while cleaning out the DA's closets.

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No, This Is Not a Joke. This Is How We Choose Our Lawmakers.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Three elected officials in the past six weeks have stepped down too late to hold primaries to choose successors. So insiders will take their seats instead.

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See It: De Blasio, Albanese Face Off in First Mayoral Debate

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio and former City Council member Sal Albanese went head-to-head on debate stage tonight. See the video.

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Listening for Croaks in Staten Island's Greenbelt

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Once a month from late spring to late summer, a group heads out on Staten Island to listen for frogs. 

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Let Me Debate! Asks Mayoral Hopeful

Monday, August 21, 2017

One of the candidates running for mayor in the Democratic primary is criticizing the media sponsors of Wednesday's debate.

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This Week in Politics: Mayoral Election or Referendum on Trump?

Saturday, August 19, 2017

WNYC
In the days following Charlottesville, the battle for City Hall plays out in the shadow of Trump Tower.

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UVA Freshmen Prepare for College, With Charlottesville in Spotlight

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

First-year college students heading to the University of Virginia have mixed feelings after the weekend's unrest in Charlottesville.

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Rogue Bike Share Company Plans to Launch in the Rockaways

Friday, August 11, 2017

The company dock-less bike share company Spin has been served with a cease-and-desist letter from the city, days before it is to start operations in the Rockaways.

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From 'Duck and Cover' to 'Locked and Loaded': Cold War-Style Tensions Return

Friday, August 11, 2017

On the bright side: North Korea likely only has a 10- or 12-kiloton bomb.

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This Week in Politics: An Affordable Housing Fight Gets Political

Saturday, August 05, 2017

WNYC
When the mayor doesn't show up for your town hall … what’s plan B? An actor in a de Blasio mask, of course.

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In Baltimore, 'Step Is Life'

Friday, August 04, 2017

The documentary “Step” follows three Baltimore high school seniors who struggle to propel themselves into college and a better future.

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