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This edition: City Hall 2018: The Future of Politics and Public Policy in the Big Apple

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 6, 2017.

First aired: December 12, 2017.

Moderator Bob Liff and a panel of incoming New York City Council Members look ahead at key local policy contests in 2018. What are the big battles going to be when Mayor Bill de Blasio begins his second term in a turbulent political climate? How will the City Council impact decisions about Riker's Island and criminal justice reform, land use and housing, transportation and infrastructure, etc.? Who will push back against hurtful policies coming from Washington, DC? How will the City cope with Albany's unusual power to affect its citizens? Who will become the next City Council Speaker, and what will that choice mean for New Yorkers throughout the five boroughs?

Guest List

Hon. Adrienne Adams Councilmember, Council District 28, City Council of New York

Alicka Ampry-Samuel Councilmember-elect, Council District 41, City Council of New York

Justin Brannan Councilmember- elect, Council District 43, City Council of New York

Carlina Rivera Councilmember-elect, Council District 2, City Council of New York