Represent NYC: Past Episodes

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Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer sits down with Community Board 12 Chair Shah Ally and urban planner Orlando Rodriguez to review the ins and outs of the rezoning plan, weigh the risks and discuss ways it could be improved.
NY State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli sits down with Assembly Member Deborah Glick and Senator Brian Kavanagh to discuss the successes and failures of state government this year as well as the need to address critical issues such as voter reform, speed cameras in school zones and gun violence.
Council Member Helen Rosenthal (District 6) talks with Gender Equality Law Center’s Allegra Fishel and ALIGN’s Maritza Silva-Farrell about sexual harassment in the workplace, how the city’s new laws will help protect workers and what more needs to be done to bring an end to this problem.
Community Board 12 Chair Shah Ally and his guests discuss the challenges small businesses are up against and what local government should do to protect the mom and pop shops that have become staples in our neighborhoods.
New York State Senator Brian Benjamin talks with Veronica Vanterpool of V Squared Strategies, LLC and MTA board member Kathy Wylde of Partnership for New York City, about the pros and cons of congestion pricing and the impact it would have on our streets and our wallets.
Council Member Keith Powers talks with Bitta Mostafi (NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs) about how the city can more efficiently use its resources to protect immigrants. Plus, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer stops by to discuss Rikers Island, bail reform and NYCHA.

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