Georgia, Stephen Nessen, Glen Hogan discussed on Morning Edition


Night to remember the lives of those killed in shootings in Georgia this week and to condemn anti Asian violence. Queens resident Chuck Park says people have to recognize that attacks against Asians didn't just start during the pandemic. My parents have a store right there on Roosevelt 74. They've been there 35 years and I can't tell you how many times they've come home when I was a kid with stories of being held up at gunpoint, knifepoint as they were walking off Six of the shooting victims in Georgia were Asian, raising more fears about racially motivated crime. Many advocates are questioning authorities who have not determined that the incident was a hate crime. Cuomo says he's done talking about sexual harassment. W N. Y. C is Glen Hogan reports? Cuomo says now that the assembly's probe is underway, and he has nothing more to say about any of the allegations of sexual misconduct against him. He declined to answer multiple questions on a call with reporters Let the lawyers Do their job and let them conduct the review. On then we can talk about it. When we have fax established, at least six women have alleged unwanted touching inappropriate comments and demeaning treatment at work. The State Assembly has hired a law firm to help investigate these allegations, as well as the governor's handling of nursing homes during the pandemic. The probe could lay the groundwork for an impeachment trial. The attorney general and the federal government are also investigating. The empty A has been using outside counsel to fight six recent lawsuits over lack of accessibility in the subway. One of the plaintiffs wants to know how much this costs the agency. But w my CI's Stephen Nessen reports. The empty A won't say. Joe Rapid poor of the Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled, is a plaintiff in three of the six lawsuits. He spent countless hours in court opposite lawyers from the firm Paul Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison. Which represents the empty A. Rappaport is dismayed at what he calls delay tactics by the empty his lawyers. So he filed a freedom of information request last June to find out how much the M to has spent fighting these lawsuits. Last month. The empty responded that it couldn't release the numbers because it doesn't track spending in this way. This month, Rappaport filed an appeal. MTH chairman Pat Foy says he'll look into the request but wouldn't commit to releasing the figures. Gray.

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