It’s a victory on Second Avenue! Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, the congressional leader behind the new subway line, is here to share her vision for addressing and improving our failing infrastructure. Aired on February 2, 2018.
Tonight, on a special edition of MetroFocus, we debrief following President Donald J. Trump’s first State of the Union address. How did it play to a partisan congress? Will it resonate with a country at odds? And, what affect will Trump’s proposed policies have on our state, our communities, and our families? We’re breaking down the speech and reading between […]
On the eve of President Trump’s first State of the Union address to the nation, two former presidential speech writers, from both sides of the political spectrum, point out what the President must and must not say to a divided chamber and a country on edge and at odds. A dark moment in America’s history re-visited by New York’s senior senator. […]
A new episode of “NOVA” brings us the story of two visionary pilots on a daring adventure to build and fly the first solar-powered airplane around the world. Paula Apsell, senior executive producer of “NOVA,” is here to bring us inside the film and behind scenes of the team of engineers, meteorologists and flight controllers as they worked toward the […]
As track repairs begin again in Penn Station, the Gateway Tunnel Project might offer a lifeline from New Jersey to New York. But, it may be dead on arrival. Why? And should the subway shutdown at night for necessary track work? For overnight shift workers this might sound horrific, but is it necessary? We talk to Tom Wright, the Regional […]
Bitter cold and no heat is a reality for thousands of people living in New York City Housing Authority apartments in the most extreme weather we’ve had so far this winter. It’s a new scandal for the already embattled agency. City Comptroller Scott Stringer is here with details and next steps. New York’s cash bail system sends thousands to jail simply because they […]
Despite the freezing cold temperatures, dozens of straphangers stripped down for the annual “no pants subway ride.” We have the backstory. Aired on January 8, 2018.
It’s a new year and there is a lot of news beyond the frigid temperatures. Yesterday, Mayor Bill de Blasio began his second term as Mayor of New York City. What’s on his to-do list and can he get it done? Also, on the eve of Governor Cuomo’s State of the State address, we’ll preview what to expect, as we […]
What’s the correlation between the U.S. Census and your wallet? Billions of tax dollars may be a stake, and a haphazard count may threaten your voice in Congress. New York State Assemblyman Marcos Crespo is here to share his insights. Actor Alec Baldwin and satirist Kurt Andersen offer a political satire of President Trump’s first year in office in their […]