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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Diane Jeantet, City Limits  |  March 11, 2013 11:59 AM | Comments
Produced in close concert with advocates, the mayor's 2004 initiative aimed for a paradigm shift in how the city approached homelessness.
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Gerard Flynn, The Brooklyn Bureau  |  March 11, 2013 11:45 AM | Comments
President Obama and Democrats in Albany want a higher minimum wage. Among Brooklyn's low-wage workers, who will it help and how much?
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Batya Ungar-Sargon, City Limits  |  March 7, 2013 3:00 PM | Comments
While some agree that the plan has financial merit, others fear the social costs of mixing incomes in NYCHA neighborhoods. The authority's chairman sees it as a win-win.
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David Cruz, NJ Today  |  March 7, 2013 12:11 PM | Comments
As speeches go, Mayor Cory Booker’s seventh annual State of the City was a long and winding road of an address.VIDEO
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March 7, 2013 10:28 AM | Comments
Small Business Administration loans bail out shore residents surprised to learn policies paid far less than needed.
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March 5, 2013 10:10 AM | Comments
Some recurring issues include education, jobs and public safety, but even these topics reveal stark contrasts among the residents of Bayside.
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Desirée Taylor, NJ Today  |  March 1, 2013 10:16 AM | Comments
The Hudson and Bergen County jails appear to have already felt the impact of the budget sequester. VIDEO
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Long Island Business Report  |  February 27, 2013 10:13 AM | Comments
Long Island’s non-profit agencies account for a significant share of the region’s jobs and are one of the fastest growing segments of the Long Island economy. Randi Dresner of Island Harvest discuss the role of non-profits throughout the region and the overall challenges of managing non-profits through difficult economic times.VIDEO
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David Cruz, NJ Today  |  February 27, 2013 10:13 AM | Comments
The thing that makes Hoboken so desirable — its proximity to the water — is the very thing that makes living here a real crap shoot sometimes.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  February 27, 2013 10:13 AM | Comments
The Municipal Art Society has identified 17 East Midtown buildings that it considers worthy of preservation, should the rezoning plan be approved.
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