TONIGHT ON METROFOCUS

January 18, 2018 at 5:30 am

President Trump’s popularity is dipping among his base supporters in red states, but what will that mean for the midterms and our future locally? Harry Enten, senior political writer and analyst at FiveThirtyEight, joins us for an analysis. Thousands of students on Long Island are without a place to call home. Tonight, Alex Roberts, executive director for Community Housing Innovations, joins us for a special report on the crisis so many in our community are facing. This report is part of the multi-platform initiative, “Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America.” Despite facing racism, Councilman Ravi Bhalla bested a six-person field of challengers in Hoboken’s mayoral election, becoming the first Sikh mayor of New Jersey. Mayor Ravi Bhalla joins us to share his story and his agenda for the Mile Square City across the river.

Aired on January 17, 2018.