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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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June 26, 2013 5:22 PM | 2 Comments
Rafael Pi Roman talks to Democratic candidate John Liu about his views on the minimum wage, housing, the NYPD’s controversial “stop and frisk” policy, and the federal investigation that brought down two of Liu’s former associates. VIDEO
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Jarrett Murphy, City Limits  |  June 26, 2013 10:05 AM | Comments
Many in the Brownsville housing project profess no interest in the mayoral race. But that doesn't mean they're disengaged from debate about where New York is headed.
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June 21, 2013 5:19 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus, we begin our interviews with the candidates for New York City mayor. Democratic candidate and current city Comptroller John Liu joins Rafael Pi Roman to discuss a fair wage, stop and frisk, and why he's "the most thoroughly investigated candidate in the history of New York." VIDEO
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June 19, 2013 2:53 PM | Comments
Rebuilding NYC after Sandy, no swimming at NJ beaches, new book on MLK, IKEA wedding vows.VIDEO
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Jon Lentz, City & State  |  June 18, 2013 9:36 AM | Comments
It’s a good thing that the primary for the New York City mayor’s race wasn’t scheduled for June–at least for voters in Bayside, Queens.
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Beth Garbitelli  |  June 12, 2013 3:17 PM | Comments
As if the New York City mayor’s race, a string of scandals in the New York legislature and the gubernatorial campaign in New Jersey weren’t enough for the region, a new special senatorial race in the Garden State has been added to the docket for the next few months. VIDEO
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June 12, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
On this edition of MetroFocus: a new proposal for a parks alliance, political power in New York and New Jersey, the history of Greenwich Village, and works from an upstate sculptor.VIDEO
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Aaron Short, City & State  |  June 11, 2013 11:56 AM | Comments
Upper West Side voters like Councilwoman Gale Brewer, a candidate for Manhattan borough president, but otherwise few are paying attention to any candidates outside of the mayor’s race.
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Michael Aron, NJ Today  |  June 7, 2013 11:13 AM | Comments
Jeff Chiesa was a surprise pick. Of the dozen or more names in circulation this week, the pundits overlooked one of Chris Christie’s closest confidantes.VIDEO
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Matthew J. Perlman and Nicholas Wells, City Limits  |  June 5, 2013 10:12 AM | Comments
Camaguey Restaurant patrons hold nuanced views on charter schools and teacher evaluations, and feel the state of the schools is more important than who's mayor.
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