The Brian Lehrer Show

Newsmakers meet New Yorkers as host Brian Lehrer and his guests take on the issues dominating conversation in New York and around the world. This daily program from WNYC Studios cuts through the usual talk radio punditry and brings a smart, humane approach to the day's events and what matters most in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios

http://www.wnyc.org/shows/bl

subscribe
share



 

#AskTheMayor: Protecting Places of Worship, Resiliency Work, High School Admissions Letters


Bill de Blasio, New York City Mayor, takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC, including protecting places of worship, storm resiliency work and when the high school admissions letters will go out.

"NYPD is reinforcing Muslim community centers and mosques, you’ll see a lot of NYPD presence," says @NYCMayor on NYC response to New Zealand shooting. "I’m reaching out today to Muslim community leaders to let them know that we will have their back and we will support them."

— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) March 15, 2019

"I'm not going to get into the different permutations," BdB tells @BrianLehrer when asked about some specifics of congestion pricing & changes to current bridge tolls. Says he wants to see a good plan finalized in Albany by April 1 state budget, outlines a few key principles.

— Ben Max (@TweetBenMax) March 15, 2019

"I think we should ban plastic straws, we should ban plastic bags, they’re made with fossil fuels and we have to get away from fossil fuels," says @NYCMayor.

— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) March 15, 2019

"They are going out on Monday and it’s delayed specifically because of a legal action that was brought against the DOE which we had to address," says @NYCMayor on high school admissions letters.

— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) March 15, 2019


share





   32m