Government & Politics

Filmmaker Neil Barsky’s Intimate Documentary Portrait of Mayor Ed Koch

New York City mayors tend to get a lot of attention beyond the city limits, but perhaps no mayor managed to dominate the national and international stage as ed Koch did during his 12 tumultuous years in office.

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Beth Garbitelli  |  February 13, 2013 12:14 PM | Comments
Rick Karr reports from Crown Heights on a small group’s strategy to reduce gun violence and to address the connection between poverty and gun crimes.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  February 13, 2013 12:14 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman interviews State Senator Eric Adams on New York’s new tough gun control law as well as poverty and Adams’ 22-year-career as an NYPD officer.VIDEO
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Greg Jacobs  |  February 13, 2013 12:13 PM | 1 Comment
From upstate, NY NOW's Marie Cusick looks at how a new gun control law is impacting the Remington Arms Company.VIDEO
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Charles Lyons  |  February 13, 2013 12:12 PM | Comments
In the February 13 episode of MetroFocus, anchor Rafael Pi Roman interviews Peter Staley, an activist featured prominently in the Oscar-nominated documentary, “How to Survive a Plague.”VIDEO
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City & State  |  February 12, 2013 5:13 PM | Comments
City & State and City Limits, in partnership with MetroFocus, present a new series about the upcoming election: “The Five Borough Ballot.”
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Greg Jacobs  |  February 12, 2013 12:49 PM | Comments
Helping middle class Americans reclaim their "dream" is the subject of a recent book by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Hedrick Smith. VIDEO
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Ray Sanchez, City Limits  |  February 11, 2013 1:09 PM | 1 Comment
Plans for how the city will spend federal aid are taking shape. But some victims of the storm are still stuck without basic help.
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Beth Morrissey, The New York World  |  February 11, 2013 9:44 AM | Comments
After Congress clears the way, Bloomberg budget shows first detailed picture of Sandy spending city seeks to recoup.
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Luke Hammill - Narratively  |  February 5, 2013 10:08 AM | Comments
Long after the TV crews and volunteer crowds packed up and left, a band of brothers in the Rockaways keeps their eyes fixed on the future.
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Michael Aron - Chief Political Correspondent, NJ Today  |  January 30, 2013 12:01 PM | Comments
Details on the distribution of the Hurricane Sandy relief aid are scarce, but officials say Gov. Christie's office will have to apply for funds.VIDEO
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