New York City Councilman Ritchie Torres joins us to explain how a once-promising deal to reduce the horse-drawn carriage industry in Manhattan is no longer on the table.
After a crane collapsed Friday in Lower Manhattan killing one person and injuring three others, we discuss the safety of the industry and how it’s regulated.
New York City Public Advocate Letitia James takes us through her office’s annual list of the most irresponsible landlords in the city and discusses her proposed legislation to improve housing conditions.
Mayor Bill de Blasio painted his vision for the future and touted his accomplishments these last two years, particularly the city’s progress on crime, in his State of the City address last night. Meanwhile, two officers were shot just miles away in the Bronx. We discuss the night’s events and break down the politics in de Blasio’s speech with Journalist and Political Analyst Ellis Henican, Democratic Councilman Jumaane Williams and Manhattan Republican Party Chairwoman Adele Malpass.
No matter where you live, you’ve likely heard of the burgeoning water crisis in Flint, Mich. Residents unknowingly consumed water with dangerously high levels of lead for months after officials switched the city’s water source from Detroit to the Flint River. The elevated levels have caused serious sides effects, including hair loss and rashes. The potential impacts on children are […]
Watch Mayor Bill de Blasio announce his agenda for the upcoming year at his State of the City address Thursday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
The New York Times investigative reporters Michael Winerip and Michael Schwirtz recount their shocking report about an inmate’s death after a confrontation with guards at an upstate New York prison, for which no one is held accountable.
New York NOW’s Matt Ryan recaps some of the biggest stories from Albany, including Mayor Bill de Blasio’s trip to the State Capitol to ask for additional state funding, a push for paid family leave from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vice President Joe Biden and new restrictions on lobbyists.