Government & Politics

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen on Expanding Affordable Housing

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.

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July 24, 2013 3:39 PM | Comments
In the continuing series NYC Votes 2013, Independence Party mayoral candidate Adolfo Carrión Jr. tells Pi Roman he’s running because he represents “that silent majority. And I want to wake that silent majority up.”VIDEO
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July 24, 2013 10:29 AM | 1 Comment
Voters on the outskirts of Weiner’s old congressional district in Queens seem to be increasingly accepting of his mayoral candidacy, even after a new revelation in his Twitter scandal.
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July 19, 2013 4:09 PM | Comments
On the show this week: building a culture for tech innovation with Cornell NYC Tech on Roosevelt Island, mayoral candidate Adolfo Carrión Jr., bringing broadband for rural towns, and Malala speaks out.VIDEO
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July 17, 2013 4:25 PM | Comments
Dunes vs. views, Bill de Blasio, engineering for future storms, lessons from great cities and midsummer night swing.VIDEO
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July 17, 2013 4:24 PM | Comments
Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio talks to Rafael Pi Roman about early childhood education, NYC's "epidemic of hospital closures," and why he's the progressive candidate in the 2013 race.VIDEO
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July 12, 2013 4:22 PM | Comments
This week on the show: Dunes vs. views, engineering for future storms, lessons from great cities and midsummer night swing.VIDEO
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July 10, 2013 4:39 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a proposal for NYC parks, big money for bridges, the history of Greenwich Village, sculptor Gary Weisman, and art from Superstorm Sandy.VIDEO
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Joe Hirsch, City Limits  |  July 9, 2013 10:05 AM | Comments
As Campaign 2013's temperature rose, diners at Mott Haven's Camaguey restaurant and voters in Melrose had little interest in their lowest-level officials.
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June 26, 2013 5:24 PM | Updated: November 6, 2013 6:00PM | Comments
Meet the candidates, get voting information and stay up-to-date on the 2013 race for New York City mayor.VIDEO
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June 26, 2013 5:23 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus, we begin our interviews with the candidates for New York City mayor and preview a new PBS documentary about a Broadway classic.VIDEO
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