New York World reporter Harry Stevens joined the Leonard Lopate Show on WNYC to discuss the U.S. Coast Guard’s failure to implement new inspection and safety rules to govern the tugboats responsible for transporting barges full of crude oil down the Hudson River, a relatively new and growing industry.
New York World reporter Jie Jenny Zou stopped by WNYC’s All Things Considered to discuss the challenge the state faces in effectively enforcing residency restrictions for sex offenders while still assisting their reentry into society.
As new speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito takes the helm, financial disclosures reveal the baggage and benefits 51 members bring to public service
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