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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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Lauren Wanko - NJ Today  |  January 18, 2013 12:56 PM | Comments
The mayors of Belmar and Toms River are confident the long wait for Hurricane Sandy relief aid is finally over.VIDEO
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Sasha Chavkin - The New York World/WNYC  |  January 18, 2013 12:53 PM | Comments
Bloomberg administration proposed, then dropped, a database of residents needing evacuation and aid.
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January 18, 2013 10:14 AM | Comments
MetroFocus looks at the recovery nearly 90 days after Superstorm Sandy, compares and contrasts two different state of the state addresses, and wishes Grand Central Terminal a happy birthday.VIDEO
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Chris Giblin  |  January 17, 2013 5:10 PM | Comments
A large population, demographic diversity and prosecutors' commitment to punishing bias are factors. Some believe too much crime—and others too little—falls into the category of “hate."
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Laurie Rabin  |  January 16, 2013 11:49 AM | Comments
New law could force New Jersey consumers to pay for every plastic bag they use. Not everyone is thrilled. VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 15, 2013 6:16 PM | Comments
Can US Mayors Change Gun Laws?VIDEO
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January 4, 2013 7:02 PM | Comments
MetroFocus follows the hurricane recovery money, checks in with a New Jersey school, and presents a Solutions Story on homeless youth.VIDEO
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Erik Olsen for The New York Times  |  December 21, 2012 10:49 AM | Comments
On Dec. 20, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began demolishing houses severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy.VIDEO
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Jarrett Murphy for City Limits  |  December 20, 2012 11:00 AM | Comments
The shooting tragedy in Newtown has focused new attention on the issue of mental illness and guns. New York City and state have some of the toughest laws, but advocates still see flaws.VIDEO
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Bob Feinberg  |  December 20, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Neil Barsky’s documentary provides a sweeping yet personal cinematic portrait of the three-term mayor, Ed Koch.VIDEO
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