As New York lawmakers miss the deadline to pass the budget, Governor Cuomo calls for an emergency extension to avoid a shutdown. What does this mean for the city and state? Tonight we’re breaking down the issues, the holdups and what it means for you.
We look at the proposals on the table for NY State’s annual budget. Will they pass or fail? Lawmakers will rally outside City Hall to protest President Trump’s cuts to the arts. A film “Is America in Retreat?” exposes the consequences of America retreating from the world. PBS gives us an in-depth look at a man who transformed the art […]
As the clock ticks down and the battle heats up, we look at the proposals on the table for New York State’s annual budget. Will they pass or fail? Will it be sink or swim for the city or the state? And what will it mean for you?
President Trump has just cut all funding to the National Endowment for the Arts and to PBS. Calling this “an assault on arts, culture, and libraries”, lawmakers will rally outside City Hall in protest on Monday. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer will be there but first he stops by to tell us why this is such an important issue.
He is a philanthropist many New Yorkers have never heard of. Tonight, in “Henry T. Segerstrom: Imagining the Future”, PBS gives us an in-depth look at a man who transformed the art world, and brought Carnegie Hall to the West Coast.
Standardized state tests began this week, are your kids opting in or opting out? President Trump’s executive order to roll back Obama’s climate policies will affect us. Find out how. One of America’s great filmmakers, Ken Burns is honored tonight here at PBS. Tony Danza takes the stage singing and dancing at Feinstein’s/54 Below this weekend- but first he makes […]
A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Trump’s revised travel ban. Ivanka Trump has settled into her new position as an official assistant to her father. A Senate panel has begun investigating claims that Russia interfered in the U.S. election. Gov. Chris Christie’s aides that were found guilty over bridgegate are now headed to jail. 34 people in Brooklyn […]
Standardized state tests began this week, are your kids opting in or opting out of these controversial exams? Councilman Daniel Dromm tells us why these tests are causing angst for parents, students, and teachers.