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This edition: New York's Shrinking Female Council Membership

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 6, 2017.

First aired: December 6, 2017.

Women are growing scarcer in our city's legislature. They fill just 13 of 51 Council seats now and that number is dropping to just 11 next term. How does this affect priorities? And what do women Council members think of the #MeToo movement which is calling men to account for sexist, aggressive behavior and worse? Guests: Council members Vanessa Gibson of the Bronx, Margaret Chin of Manhattan, Laurie Cumbo from Brooklyn, and Helen Rosenthal from the Upper West Side.

Guest List

Margaret S. Chin City Council Member, 1st District , New York City Council

Laurie Cumbo City Council Member, 35th District , New York City Council

Hon. Vanessa L. Gibson City Council Member, 16th District , New York City Council

Helen Rosenthal City Council Member, 6th District , New York City Council