Government & Politics

Mayor de Blasio Requests Education, Housing Funding on Annual Tin Cup Day

After greeting legislators he hit on a familiar theme right off the bat: inequality.

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Marisa Wong  |  August 27, 2014 1:15 PM | Comments
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.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  August 6, 2014 1:51 PM | Comments
Rachel Haot, New York State chief digital officer and former New York City chief digital officer, outlines the state's internet and other technology-related goals.VIDEO
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Emmanuel Felton  |  August 6, 2014 1:50 PM | 3 Comments
MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman talks to The New York World reporter Emmanuel Felton about long-term suspensions in New York City public high schools.VIDEO
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July 23, 2014 11:33 AM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, The Marshall Project’s Editor-in-Chief Bill Keller on redefining criminal justice reporting, the history of Tammany Hall, and a photographic journey to North Brother Island.

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Esha Ray  |  July 23, 2014 11:33 AM | 1 Comment

Maria Torres-Springer, commissioner of the city’s Department of Small Business Services, talks to MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman about her priorities as commissioner and the main issues that small businesses face.

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Denisse Moreno  |  July 23, 2014 11:31 AM | 1 Comment
Host Rafael Pi Roman interviews Terry Golway, the director of the Kean University Center for History, Politics and Policy, about his new book Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics.VIDEO
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July 18, 2014 3:10 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, The Marshall Project’s Editor-in-Chief Bill Keller on redefining criminal justice reporting, the history of Tammany Hall, and a photographic journey to North Brother Island.

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Esha Ray  |  July 16, 2014 4:58 PM | 1 Comment
Steve Malanga, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, and Teresa Ghilarducci, director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at The New School take a closer look at public pension funds in the tri-state region.VIDEO
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July 11, 2014 3:41 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus, New York Public Library President Tony Marx discusses the library’s past, present and future, a conversation about public pensions, a summer meals program for students in New Jersey, and more.

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July 2, 2014 12:10 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus we tackle rising gun violence in New York City, an effort to stop the spread of invasive species in Lake George, a New Jersey arts district’s plan to include artists in its revitalization, and more.

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