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January 29, 2015 5:33 PM | Comments
It would boost the state minimum wage - which is already scheduled to increase to $9 at the beginning of next year - to $10.50 and New York City's to $11.50VIDEO
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January 28, 2015 1:55 PM | Comments

Governor Cuomo’s State of the State proposal, PBS’ “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” wins a duPont award, journalist Jenny Nordberg on the “bacha posh” in Afghanistan and filmmaker Jonathan Novick on changing the way we look at disabilities.

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January 22, 2015 10:12 PM | Comments

The arrest of powerful speaker of the New York State Assembly Democrat Sheldon Silver, a municipal ID card with cultural benefits and grant winner Ai-jen Poo’s organization to help domestic workers.

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January 22, 2015 7:08 PM | Comments
Ai-jen Poo is director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and a 2014 MacArthur Fellow.VIDEO
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January 16, 2015 12:51 PM | Comments

The arrest of powerful speaker of the New York State Assembly Democrat Sheldon Silver, a municipal ID card with cultural benefits and grant winner Ai-jen Poo’s organization to help domestic workers.

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Marisa Wong  |  December 18, 2014 2:45 PM | Comments
While the federal definition of poverty is most often based solely on income, here in the most expensive city in America, there is a growing concern that poverty needs to be redefined.VIDEO
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October 30, 2014 10:56 AM | Comments

The rebuilding continues two years after Sandy, how train tunnel repairs could snarl commutes for years, Albany’s role in developing business on Long Island and PBS Nature’s upcoming documentary A Sloth Named Velcro.

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October 30, 2014 10:52 AM | Comments
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
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October 27, 2014 1:29 PM | Comments

The rebuilding continues two years after Sandy, how train tunnel repairs could snarl commutes for years, Albany’s role in developing business on Long Island and PBS Nature’s upcoming documentary “A Sloth Named Velcro.”

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Marisa Wong  |  August 27, 2014 1:16 PM | 2 Comments
MetroFocus producer Marisa Wong reports on supportive housing in the Bronx.VIDEO
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