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History was made Tuesday in the assembly as Bronx lawmaker Carl Heastie became the first African-American elected as the chamber’s speaker.VIDEO
State Assemblyman Charles Levine and Andrea Lohneiss, former regional director for the Empire State Development Corporation, discuss the role that Albany plays in building and developing business opportunity and growth on Long Island.VIDEO
MetroFocus Full Episode: Poverty Solutions, Mayoral Candidate John Catsimatidis, Mobile Hall of Fame
On the show this week: solutions to poverty, NYC Votes 2013 continues with mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis, what's next in Albany, and New Jersey's new mobile Hall of FameVIDEO
As if the New York City mayor’s race, a string of scandals in the New York legislature and the gubernatorial campaign in New Jersey weren’t enough for the region, a new special senatorial race in the Garden State has been added to the docket for the next few months. VIDEO
On this edition of MetroFocus: a new proposal for a parks alliance, political power in New York and New Jersey, the history of Greenwich Village, and works from an upstate sculptor.VIDEO
An update on the political scandals, resignations and corruption charges in Albany and analysis of the mayoral race in New York City now that former Congressman Anthony Weiner is running.VIDEO