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 18, 2013 3:03 PM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus features some of the best segments from the past months, beginning with an in-depth look at what happens now that the Affordable Care Act has rolled out.VIDEO
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October 16, 2013 3:46 PM | Comments
This edition of MetroFocus features an in-depth interview with mayoral candidate Joe Lhota. Reporter Rick Karr visits communities in the Rockaways where rebuilding is still underway. The New Yorker's George Packer joins Pi Roman to talk about his new book. And NJ Today’s Lauren Wanko shows us why “agri-tourism” is a significant source of income for farmers in NJ.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  October 16, 2013 3:45 PM | Comments
As the public looks back on the year following Hurricane Sandy, MetroFocus reporter Rick Karr visits a small local newspaper in The Rockaways that never looked away.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  October 16, 2013 3:45 PM | Updated: November 21, 2013 12:00PM | Comments
MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman speaks with George Packer, award-winning author and staff writer for The New Yorker, about his new book "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America".VIDEO
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October 11, 2013 1:05 PM | Comments
On the next edition of MetroFocus we look at the Rockaways almost one year after Hurricane Sandy, through the lens of its local newspaper, The Wave.VIDEO
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October 9, 2013 3:51 PM | Comments
Who’s Jack Hidary? The former tech company CEO and education reform advocate hopes you’ll know he’s running for mayor by the time election day arrives.VIDEO
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October 9, 2013 3:50 PM | Comments
This edition of MetroFocus features an in-depth analysis of this November's controversial ballot measure to allow new casinos to be built in upstate New York. VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  October 7, 2013 1:59 PM | Comments
One of six measures on the ballot in November, Proposition 1 would amend the state constitution to allow for expanded casino gambling.VIDEO
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October 4, 2013 10:29 AM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus features an in-depth analysis of this November’s controversial ballot measure to allow new casinos to be built in upstate New York. VIDEO
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October 2, 2013 3:16 PM | Comments
New York NOW's Matt Ryan takes a look at one of the constitutional amendments on the November ballot, a land swap in Essex County.VIDEO
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