New York NOW
Answers on Monkeypox, New York Inspector General Lucy Lang, Latest State Capitol News

Answers on Monkeypox, New York Inspector General Lucy Lang, Latest State Capitol News

August 12, 2022

On This Week's Edition of New York NOW:

  • New York Inspector General Lucy Lang stops by the studio for a chat about her work, and her vision for the office.
  • Monkeypox continues to be of concern, particularly in New York, which has more cases than any other state in the U.S. We have everything you need to know, with Dr. Tomoko Udo from the School of Public Health at the University at Albany.
  • We break down the latest news in the Empire State with Jon Campbell from WNYC & Gothamist.
  • Republicans and farm owners continue to push back against a proposal to lower the overtime threshold for farm workers from 60 hours to 40 hours a week. Reporter Alexis Young has details.

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New Look at NY’s 2022 Elections, Eye on Air Quality in NY, New ’988’ Crisis Hotline

New Look at NY’s 2022 Elections, Eye on Air Quality in NY, New ’988’ Crisis Hotline

August 5, 2022

On this week's edition of New York NOW (8/05/22):

  • We have a fresh look at this year's statewide elections, including the race for governor, with new polling. Michael Gormley from Newsday joins us to break it down.
  • New York is launching a first-in-the-nation project to measure air quality. We'll give you a closer look at how it's starting, and where it's going.
  • new '988' mental health crisis hotline is now active in New York. WCNY's David Lombardo speaks with Office of Mental Health Commissioner Dr. Ann Marie Sullivan.

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Overturning Good Cause Eviction, Treating Addiction in New York

Overturning Good Cause Eviction, Treating Addiction in New York

July 29, 2022

On this week's edition of New York NOW:

  • Amid escalating evictions and housing costs, we’ll look at the overturning of Albany’s Good Cause Eviction law and what it means for New York state.
  • David Lombardo from the Capitol Pressroom talks with OASAS commissioner Chinazo Cunningham about state funding and priorities for treating addiction in New York state.
  • We’ll break down this week’s news with Keshia Clukey of Bloomberg Government and Yancey Roy of Newsday.

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Spread of Invasive Species through Boating, the Budding Cannabis Industry

Spread of Invasive Species through Boating, the Budding Cannabis Industry

July 22, 2022

On this week's edition of New York NOW:

  • Summer is a time to enjoy the outdoors but some activities, like boating, can unwittingly spread invasive species. We tell you more and what the state - and you - can do about it.
  • Cannabis is coming to New York State. New York NOW explores the budding industry.
  • Reflect on the week that was with Grace Ashford of The New York Times and Zach Williams of The New York Post on an all-new Reporters RoundtableLearn More: nynow.org
Gun Violence Public Health Crisis, Replacing JCOPE

Gun Violence Public Health Crisis, Replacing JCOPE

July 15, 2022

On this week’s edition of New York NOW (7/15/22):

  • - Gun violence is a public health crisis, but what's being done to prevent it? New York NOW investigates.
  • - Governor Hochul has announced a plan to replace the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) with an independent agency - we take a closer look at what replacing JCOPE will look like.
  • - Reflecting on the week that was with Marina Villeneuve of the Association Press and Jimmy Vielkind from The Wall Street Journal on an all-new Reporters Roundtable.

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Full Episode: Low Turnout for Early Voting, Post-Roe V Wade Policy in NY

Full Episode: Low Turnout for Early Voting, Post-Roe V Wade Policy in NY

July 8, 2022

On this week's edition of New York NOW:

  • New York's June 28th primary elections experienced low voter turnout - we have more.
  • A closer look at policy in a post-Roe v Wade New York.
  • Reflecting on the week that was in Reporter's Roundtable.
Full Episode: Primary Day Debrief, New Gun Laws After SCOTUS, Roe v. Wade Reaction

Full Episode: Primary Day Debrief, New Gun Laws After SCOTUS, Roe v. Wade Reaction

July 1, 2022

On this week's edition of New York NOW: 

 

🟣NYN has a full debrief after Tuesday's primary elections for governor and lieutenant governor.

 

🟣 New York will have a set of new gun laws after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state's concealed carry rules. We have the details.

 

🟣  Karen DeWitt from New York State Public Radio and Mike Gormley from Newsday join us with analysis.

 

🟣  A new edition of On The Bill, featuring the Warehouse Worker Protection Act.

 

🟣 New Yorkers react after the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.

 

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Primary Day Preview, Jumaane Williams’ Run for Governor, Trans Wellness & Equity Fund

Primary Day Preview, Jumaane Williams’ Run for Governor, Trans Wellness & Equity Fund

June 24, 2022

On this week's edition of New York NOW (6/24/22):

  • - New York's first primary elections of 2022 are on Tuesday, June 28. We'll tell you who's going to be on the ballot in the races for governor and lieutenant governor.
  • - New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is one of three Democrats competing for the party's nomination in the race for governor Tuesday. He joins us to discuss.
  • New York has a new support fund for transgender and gender-expansive organizations and individuals. We'll have details.

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Republicans Debate, Rob Astorino’s Bid for Governor, Ana Maria Archila’s Run for LG

Republicans Debate, Rob Astorino’s Bid for Governor, Ana Maria Archila’s Run for LG

June 17, 2022

On this week's edition of New York NOW:

  • We bring you more conversations with candidates ahead of this month's primaries for governor and lieutenant governor.
  • The four Republicans seeking the party's nomination in that election traded barbs during a debate this week. We have highlights.
  • Rob Astorino is one of the four Republicans vying for the party's nomination for governor. He joins us.
  • Ana Maria Archila is running to be the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor in this month's primary. We speak with her about her campaign.

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Democrats Debate, Andrew Giuliani’s Run for New York Governor, Post-Session Politics

Democrats Debate, Andrew Giuliani’s Run for New York Governor, Post-Session Politics

June 10, 2022

On this week's edition of New York NOW (6/10/22):

  • It's full steam ahead for this year's elections in New York now that this year's legislative session is over.
  • The three Democrats seeking their party's nomination for governor — Gov. Kathy Hochul, NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, and Rep. Tom Suozzi — faced off in a debate this week. We'll have highlights.
  • Republicans are gearing up for their own primary in the race for governor. Andrew Giuliani joins us to break down his campaign ahead of this month's election.
  • Joe Spector from POLITICO New York and David Lombardo from the Capitol Pressroom join us to break down the week.

Learn More: nynow.org

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