Government & Politics

Albany's Role in Developing Business Opportunity on Long Island

State Assemblyman Charles Levine and Andrea Lohneiss, former regional director for the Empire State Development Corporation, discuss the role that Albany plays in building and developing business opportunity and growth on Long Island.

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Jarrett Murphy, City Limits  |  May 21, 2013 9:48 AM | Comments
The audience knew what the candidates wanted. But what did the people of Van Dyke want in return?
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Jon Lentz, City & State  |  May 14, 2013 10:27 AM | 2 Comments
On the northeastern end of former Rep. Anthony Weiner’s district, which once straddled Brooklyn and Queens, voters are not looking forward to the disgraced former congressman’s potential candidacy for mayor of New York City.
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Kirsti Itameri  |  May 8, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman follows up on what happened and what needs to be done in the greater New York area with Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Kusisto. Kusisto discusses lessons the city and its landlords should have learned from Sandy. VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  May 8, 2013 3:06 PM | Comments
New York City thrives because of its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, but last fall Superstorm Sandy tested the man-made infrastructure across all five boroughs and some parts of the region are still reeling from the damage.VIDEO
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Aaron Short, City & State  |  May 7, 2013 9:50 AM | Comments
When it comes to picking the next mayor, many haven’t made a choice–and they’re not thrilled with what’s on the menu.
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Beth Garbitelli  |  May 1, 2013 3:17 PM | 1 Comment
Host Rafael Pi Roman follows up with an interview with New York City Housing Authority General Manager Cecil House about what’s ahead for the agency and its tenants, as well as lessons learned from Superstorm Sandy.VIDEO
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Matthew J. Perlman, City Limits  |  April 30, 2013 9:48 AM | Comments
Voters in Mott Haven are undecided about the mayor's race, but do know what they want in the next mayor: the good of Bloomberg without the bad.
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Diane Jeantet, City Limits  |  April 24, 2013 10:42 AM | Comments
Some mayoral candidates want to restore programs that place homeless families in regular housing. But one think-tank believes those programs drive shelter demand.
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Nick Powell, City & State  |  April 23, 2013 9:56 AM | Comments
With a certain former congressman making waves in the New York City mayoral race, are Staten Island voters ready to forgive and forget?
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April 17, 2013 3:09 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: discussing New Yorkers' outlook on corruption in Albany, following up with the Robin Hood Foundation almost 6 months after Sandy, and an interview with Maria from Sesame Street.VIDEO
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