Feb. 19 guests: Charles Schumer, Jonathan Rose

February 19th, 2009

This week Andrew Sorkin speaks with Sen. Charles Schumer on what the stimulus package means for New York, and Developer Jonathan Rose on the greening of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Featured interviews on the February 19th program:

Chuck Schumer
Chuck Schumer, New York State Senator, will discuss what the stimulus package means for New York City as well as New York state.

Jonathan Rose
Jonathan Rose, green developer and chairman of the recently formed MTA Blue Ribbon Commission on Sustainability, will explain why now, in the midst of a deep recession, is the perfect time to move forward on the greening of the mass transit system.

New York Times business columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin hosts this seven-part television series featuring interviews that address the evolving economic crisis affecting New Yorkers. The show focuses on issues such as the city’s infrastructure and the effect the crisis is having on cultural programs.

It’s the Economy, NY airs Thursdays at 8:00 pm through the end of February 2009.