January 10, 2019 at 5:30 am

President Trump stands resolute against passing a budget if the border wall isn’t funded. And while the political maneuvering continues on Capitol Hill, federal workers most likely won’t see a paycheck this week. We’ve got the latest. On the eve of his State of the City address, Mayor de Blasio offers a plan to guarantee healthcare for all and time off for city employees. What would the reality of these moves mean for New Yorkers in dollars and sense? Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expected to leave the Department of Justice. What lies ahead for the Mueller-Russia investigation? One of the most important species in the ocean’s food chain is on the decline. Tonight, we take a look at how New Yorkers are fighting to protect Atlantic menhaden.

Aired on January 9, 2019. 


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