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.
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.
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.
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.”
MetroFocus producer Marisa Wong reports on supportive housing in the Bronx.
Alicia Glen, New York City’s Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, joins MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman to discuss Mayor de Blasio’s affordable housing plan.
Albany Public TV reporter Jenna Flanagan updates the findings of scientists in the Hudson Valley who are searching for clues about how ticks transport diseases. Flanagan joins host Jack Ford in studio for more on the spread of ticks in the region and how you can protect yourself.
Charlie Herman, host of WNYC’s Money Talking – a weekly analysis of what’s happening in the business world and why it matters in your life – moderates a discussion on retirement savings.