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"The rodents don't grow their own food nor do they go shopping at the market," says State Sen. Bill Perkins, who believes that banning straphangers from eating on subways will curb the city's rat problem. Read what else Perkins has to say about his controversial new bill...
What are five religious leaders in Flushing, Queens -- perhaps the most theologically diverse neighborhood in America -- thinking, preaching and teaching about climate change?VIDEO
The professor talks to MetroFocus about why OWS is such a sexy topic for students, and about the brouhaha over Columbia's proposed OWS class.
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.
As Gov. Andrew Cuomo preps for the delivery of his State of the State speech on Wednesday afternoon, MetroFocus took a look at what the Empire State governors of yesteryear had to say in their annual addresses.VIDEO
As State Sen. Carl Kruger resigned amid bribery charges, MetroFocus took a look back at New York's naughtiest pols of 2011. There was no dearth of eligible candidates...