Matthew Schuerman

Editor, WNYC

Matthew Schuerman appears in the following:

"Blacklisted" Tenants Rally Behind Proposed Federal Legislation

Monday, July 17, 2017

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will introduce a bill to stop landlords for penalizing applicants with prior evictions, but says he needs GOP support in Congress.

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New York Democrats Tell ICE: Stay Away from Human Trafficking Courts

Friday, July 14, 2017

Ten New York Democratic members of congress have sent a letter to ICE asking them to review their policy on sending officers to human trafficking court.


Hey Buddy, Wanna Buy a Bridge Explosion?

Friday, July 07, 2017

The Kosciuszko Bridge won't be coming down next week, as numerous events pages on Facebook have advertised.

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Girlfriend Tried Desperately to Stop Man from Killing Cop

Thursday, July 06, 2017

The girlfriend of Alexander Bonds, the man who fatally shot an NYPD officer in the Bronx early Wednesday, called 911 in the hours before the murder, and tried to stay with him.

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Hudson River Tunnel Project Gets a New, Higher Price Tag: $13 Billion

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Officials say no they're counting the cost of rehabbing the existing tunnel, damaged by Sandy.

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Seeing More Homeless? It's Not an Illusion.

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

The number of homeless people living on the city’s streets increased by 40 percent according to an annual survey.  

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New Jersey Shuts Down Beaches and Fun as Holiday Weekend Begins

Monday, July 03, 2017

Beaches and parks lie empty as Gov. Christie and the state Assembly play chicken over the budget.

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Immigrant 'Representative' Loses Accreditation

Thursday, June 29, 2017

A WNYC/Telemundo investigation found Carlos Davila promised immigrants too much, and hid a criminal past.


In 13th Hour Deal, De Blasio Gets 2 More Years With Direct Control Over Schools

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The kitchen sink bill gives something for everyone, including a bridge named after the governor's father.


And Then There Was One (Republican Mayoral Candidate)

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

After a poor debate performance, real estate executive Paul Massey drops out.

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Biking + Pollution = ?

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Scientists at Columbia University are trying to measure the "dose" of air pollution cyclists inhale when they bike on New York City streets. And they want YOU to help.  

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Two Days Left, and Still No Vote on Who Will Control NYC Schools

Monday, June 19, 2017

Mayor de Blasio's control over city schools will expire June 30 unless Albany lawmakers vote to extend it. 


Mayor Unveils Billion Dollar Job Plan

Thursday, June 15, 2017

The mayor detailed how he'd create 100,000 jobs that pay at least $50,000 a year in the next decade — focusing on tech, science, culture and manufacturing.

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New York's Underused Cooling Centers Get a Higher Profile

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Last year, WNYC had a hard time finding cooling centers. Now, the city's got a simple solution: signs. 


Kushner Family's Jersey City Project Set to Lose $6.5 Million Annual Tax Credit

Friday, June 09, 2017

Already under financial pressure, a Kushner Companies project loses its anchor tenant and an accompanying lucrative tax credit. 

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New JFK Animal Facility Hopes to be Premiere Horse Destination — If It Opens

Thursday, June 08, 2017

The facility needs USDA approval and staff, which a consultant for ARK is not sure will arrive in time for opening later this month.


Mayor, Governor Vow to Do More on Climate After Paris Accord Withdrawal

Friday, June 02, 2017

But both were already well on their way to cutting greenhouse gas emissions, and it’s unclear just how much difference their re-energized vows will make for the world's climate.

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As Shelters Go Up, City Moves Homeless Out of Private Apartments

Friday, May 26, 2017

So-called "cluster sites" are expensive for the city, and often unhealthy for residents.


The MTA Wants to Increase Capital Spending, by Borrowing More

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The MTA voted to increase spending in its 2015-2019 Capital Plan by $5 billion. This comes as it's service is under fire for breakdowns and delays. But, there are doubters.

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Worried About Being Detained After a Flight? Maybe This App Will Help.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A team of software developers responds to immigrant anxieties by providing lawyerly back-up, just in case.