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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
January 09, 2018 at 5:30 am

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 […]

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KENNEDY: BAIL REFORM NOWclip
January 08, 2018 at 7:00 pm

New York’s cash bail system sends thousands to jail simply because they cannot afford to pay. These individuals spend weeks, months and in extreme cases, years waiting for a “speedy” trial. Now human rights activist Kerry Kennedy brings the weight of her father’s legacy to the fight, as she calls for bail reform in 2018.  She joins us to share the […]

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FRIGID COLD, NO HEAT, & NYCHAclip
January 08, 2018 at 6:45 pm

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. Aired on January 8, 2018.

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“BEST OF ENEMIES”episode
January 05, 2018 at 7:00 pm

The presidential election of 2016 will go down in history for the perceived bitter hatred between candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but it doesn’t hold a candle to the contention witnessed during the 1968 debates between Gore Vidal and William Buckley. Director and producer Robert Gordon joins us to talk about his Emmy Award-winning historical documentary, “Best of Enemies.”  Aired on January 5, 2018.

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
January 05, 2018 at 5:30 am

Tonight, on a special edition of MetroFocus, we feature a roundtable forum on the state of local politics. We’ll cover everything from the contentious race for city council speaker, to what we can expect from Mayor de Blasio’s second term. And, as the de Blasio-Cuomo feud wages on, and the governor delivered his “State of the State Address” in Albany […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
January 03, 2018 at 5:30 am

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 […]

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