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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October 15, 2012 1:35 PM | Comments
Local elections and how changes in ethnic communities are being mapped. Guest Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz. How the Arthur Ashe Institute is saving lives.VIDEO
More trash awaits processing in Peekskill. After the burning, the ash is cooled and sifted for recyclable metal and the remains, about 10 percent of the initial volume, are sent to landfills. Photo by Marc Fader/ City Limits.
Bill Hughes for City Limits  |  October 11, 2012 11:59 AM | Comments
A Bloomberg administration plan pits concerns about city spending and carbon emissions against fears of environmental injustice.
An adoptable pet who visited City Hall in 2010 for the announcement of a major grant to the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, a coalition of more than 160 animal rescue groups and shelters that work with Animal Care & Control of NYC. Image courtesy of City Limits.
Jillian Jonas for City Limits  |  October 9, 2012 11:55 AM | Comments
The executive director and director of operations of New York's Animal Care & Control resigned last week as the city's shelter system faces criticism and a key court fight.
Students at the Global Learning Collaborative public school in New York City use digital technologies to connect with the world. Photo courtesy of the school.
Geoff Decker for Gotham Schools  |  October 9, 2012 11:41 AM | Comments
Officials want to raise the bar, but also outsource some of the work.
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Christina Knight  |  October 5, 2012 2:35 PM | Comments
A new series on local solutions to poverty began with a look at education strategies.VIDEO
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Michael Aron for NJ Today  |  October 4, 2012 10:45 AM | Comments
New Jersey democrats want more transparency at the Port Authority.VIDEO
NYC Department of Education Commissioner Dennis Walcott visited a middle school classroom on Tuesday for Digital Citizenship Day. Walcott said it's not enough to be a citizen anymore, we have to be digital citizens. MetroFocus/ Matt Chao.
Georgia Kral  |  October 4, 2012 7:47 AM | 1 Comment
NYC middle schoolers are learning to navigate online interactions safely and responsibly.VIDEO
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Susan Arbetter for The Capitol Report  |  October 2, 2012 5:44 PM | Comments
In the first lawsuit of its kind, the State Attorney General is suing JP Morgan over Bear Stearn's pattern of deceit in its evaluation of mortgage backed securities.VIDEO
Shane Thompson, a senior at the High School for Public Service. His first choice of a high school did not work out, but now, he says, he's thriving. Photo City Limits/Taleen Dersdepanian.
Helen Zelon for City Limits  |  October 2, 2012 2:03 PM | Comments
The first installment of a year-long series following members of the final graduating class under Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.
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Susan Arbetter for The Capitol Report  |  October 1, 2012 6:33 PM | 1 Comment
In November, 2011, the Cuomo administration announced it would issue fracking regulations within a year. The DEC has announced it won't meet that deadline.VIDEO
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