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20 Nov 2017

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    Decline of the NYC Subway System

    Brian Rosenthal, New York Times metro investigative reporter, discusses the article he co-wrote on how politics and irresponsible management have hurt NYC's transit.


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    NYCHA's Lead Paint Scandal

    In the wake of the DOI report on NYCHA and lead paint, Ritchie Torres, New York City Council Member (15th District which includes Bedford Park, Fordham, Belmont, Mount Hope, Bathgate, East Tremont, West Farms, Van Nest, Allerton, Olinville) and chair of the Council’s Committee on Public Housing, is calling for an independent monitor to oversee inspections. He talks about his committee's role and the many issues facing the agency.


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    President Trump's Impact on the Courts

    Emily Bazelon, staff writer for The New York Times Magazine, co-host of Slate's "Political Gabfest" podcast, and the Truman Capote fellow for creative writing and law at Yale Law School, talks about the judges appointed by President Trump and the impact he's having on the federal courts.


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    Pressure Is on for Republicans to 'Get Something Done'

    Darlene Superville, AP White House correspondent, discusses the latest in national political news, including the pressure on Republicans to pass their tax reform bill before the end of the year.


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    Monday Morning Politics; NYCHA's Lead Paint Failure; Pres. Trump's Impact on the Courts; Decline of the NYC Subway System

    Coming up on today's show:

    • AP White House correspondent Darlene Superville discusses the latest in national political news.
    • In the wake of the DOI report on NYCHA and its failure to perform required lead paint inspections, Bronx City Council Member Ritchie Torres, chair of the Public Housing committee, is calling for an independent monitor to oversee inspections in the future.  He talks about his committee's role and the many challenges facing the agency and its tenants.
    • Emily Bazelon, staff writer for The New York Times Magazine, co-host of Slate's "Political Gabfest" podcast, and the Truman Capote fellow for creative writing and law at Yale Law School, talks about the judges appointed by President Trump and his impact on the federal courts, plus other legal issues facing the White House.
    • Brian Rosenthal, New York Times metro investigative reporter, discusses the article he co-wrote on how politics and irresponsible management have hurt NYC's transit.

     


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