Economy

The State of New York City's Finances with Comptroller Scott Stringer

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is proposing a $77.7 billion budget for the next fiscal year.

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Marisa Wong  |  May 21, 2014 4:11 PM | Comments
Hari Sreenivasan discusses the sharing economy in New York City with NYU Stern School of Business professor, Arun Sundararajan.VIDEO
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May 16, 2014 3:06 PM | Comments

New York City’s new commissioner of the Department for the Aging on poverty and the growing senior population, how the tech economy is creating the sharing economy, the new executive director of the 92nd street Y builds on140 years of tradition and a The New York Times video featuring robots that milk cows.

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April 4, 2014 4:03 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: Common Core education standards and testing, The One Club’s Creative Bootcamps, rooftop garden solutions, and more.

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February 12, 2014 1:32 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: The New York Times’ Bill Keller on media in NYC, City Comptroller Scott Stringer on The Pension Peril, and the story behind the rise and fall of Penn Station.VIDEO
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Christina Romano  |  February 12, 2014 1:32 PM | 2 Comments
More than 700,000 civil servants – both retired and active – are eligible for pensions in New York City. But are their pensions in peril?VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  February 12, 2014 1:32 PM | Comments
The death of big media has been widely reported, but if you live in New York City, you know that big media - and small - are thriving.VIDEO
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February 7, 2014 2:33 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: The New York Times’ Bill Keller on media in NYC, City Comptroller Scott Stringer on The Pension Peril, and the story behind the rise and fall of Penn Station.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  January 29, 2014 12:26 PM | Comments
What is the state of American poverty today? PBS NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports on the less visible but growing number of poor in America’s suburbs.VIDEO
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January 24, 2014 2:48 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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January 23, 2014 4:25 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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