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Did High Fees and Poor Performance Cost NYC’s Pensions $2.5 Billion?

According to a report issued by the New York City comptroller's office in April, Wall Street money managers cost the city's public pension system $2.5 billion in "lost value" over the past ten years.

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Marisa Wong  |  August 27, 2014 1:15 PM | Comments
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.VIDEO
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August 20, 2014 11:11 AM | Comments

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.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  August 20, 2014 11:10 AM | Comments

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.

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August 15, 2014 4:08 PM | Comments

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.

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July 23, 2014 11:33 AM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, The Marshall Project’s Editor-in-Chief Bill Keller on redefining criminal justice reporting, the history of Tammany Hall, and a photographic journey to North Brother Island.

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Esha Ray  |  July 23, 2014 11:33 AM | 1 Comment

Maria Torres-Springer, commissioner of the city’s Department of Small Business Services, talks to MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman about her priorities as commissioner and the main issues that small businesses face.

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July 18, 2014 3:10 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, The Marshall Project’s Editor-in-Chief Bill Keller on redefining criminal justice reporting, the history of Tammany Hall, and a photographic journey to North Brother Island.

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Esha Ray  |  July 16, 2014 4:58 PM | 1 Comment
Steve Malanga, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, and Teresa Ghilarducci, director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at The New School take a closer look at public pension funds in the tri-state region.VIDEO
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July 2, 2014 12:09 PM | Comments
NJTVNews' Arts Correspondent Maddie Orton takes us to the Valley Arts District, where keeping life affordable for the artists who revitalize the neighborhood is a main goal.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  June 11, 2014 2:33 PM | Comments
Reporter Rick Karr investigates New York City’s plan to provide free internet access across the city in an effort to bridge the digital divide.VIDEO
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