all stories tagged "Albany"


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June 7, 2013 3:26 PM | Comments
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
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Beth Garbitelli  |  May 29, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
New York politicians continue to face scrutiny as more charges are unveiled and the New York City mayor’s race begins to heat up with the return of a formerly disgraced congressman.VIDEO
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May 29, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
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
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May 24, 2013 1:27 PM | Comments
In this edition of MetroFocus we’ll have 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
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April 17, 2013 3:09 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: discussing New Yorkers' outlook on corruption in Albany, following up with the Robin Hood Foundation almost 6 months after Sandy, and an interview with Maria from Sesame Street.VIDEO
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April 12, 2013 2:51 PM | Comments
In this edition of MetroFocus: political corruption in Albany and New York City and why the voters aren't reacting.VIDEO
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David Howard King, Gotham Gazette  |  April 8, 2013 10:29 AM | Comments
Corruption and reform are an evergreen call-and-response of politics in Albany.
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Susan Arbetter for The Capitol Report  |  November 13, 2012 6:27 PM | Comments
The brunt of their criticism was directed at the Long Island Power Authority. VIDEO
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Sasha Chavkin for New York World  |  February 7, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The redistricting maps for the New York State Legislature have been called "the most gerrymandered" in recent New York history. How exactly do districts get gerrymandered, and where is it happening?
Gustavo Rivera handily beat scandal-plagued State Senator Pedro Espada in 2010. Photo by Adi Talwar.
Georgia Kral  |  January 5, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
The start of State Sen. Gustavo Rivera's legislative career coincided with the apparent beginning of Albany's clean-up, following years of corruption. MetroFocus spoke with Rivera after Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address on Wednesday.
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