Are you saving for retirement? If not, you might want to start considering it: about one in five New Yorkers over the age of 65 is living in poverty. For our ongoing initiative “Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity and America,” we look at the growing problem with AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel and AARP Member Soossan Salmassi. So whether you’re already retired or have just begun to think about it, tune in to hear about the resources available to help you (and your parents and grandparents) make ends meet.
On the Jewish holiday of Purim, author John Heminway joins us to share the story of a former Nazi doctor in search of a new life in Africa in the wake of World War II. Heminway joins us to talk about his book “In Full Flight: A Story of Africa and Atonement,” revealing a journey through a life punctuated by […]
Can anyone unseat Governor Cuomo to take over the reigns of New York State? Tonight you’ll meet the gubernatorial candidate, New York Senator John DeFrancisco, who says he’s up for the challenge. He also has some opinions on the Percoco trial and how it relates to corruption in New York, Medicaid, gun control, taxes in New York, and economic development in the upstate […]
City and State has the list of the 100 people who wield the most political might in our city. Reporter, Jeff Coltin, is here with the news outlet’s results. There is an invasive species of freshwater aquatic plant that is taking over New York’s Upper Saranac Lake Watershed and causing drastic changes to the local ecosystem. We’ve got the story. In his […]
In his book, former United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, Joseph Califano, Jr., is sounding the alarm on our democracy and urging us to act now to fix it. He joins us to explain. Aired on February 27, 2018.
There is an invasive species of freshwater aquatic plant that is taking over New York’s Upper Saranac Lake Watershed and causing drastic changes to the local ecosystem. We’ve got the story. Aired on February 27, 2018.
City and State has the list of the 100 people who wield the most political might in our city. Reporter, Jeff Coltin, is here with the news outlet’s results. Aired on February 27, 2018.
Senator Schumer and state leaders head to Capitol Hill on a mission to end the scourge of school shootings. Mayor Bill de Blasio takes on the feds over sanctuary cities. And as the bribery trial against a former Cuomo top aide continues, the Governor faces criticism from Republicans. Ben Max, executive editor of Gotham Gazette, is here with the latest […]
Is it fair to get a pass not to pay for the subway? Should turnstile jumpers not be prosecuted? That’s the plan and it has some serious support. We’ll investigate. Aired on February 26, 2018.