City & State’s Last Look Videos, August 5-8


 

City & State is pleased to present Last Look, a daily video series featuring politicians, policymakers, and personalities in interviews with City & State’s award-winning editorial staff.

Erick Salgado

Democratic New York City mayoral candidate Erick Salgado discusses the latino vote, praises Rudy Guiliani and reminisces about his break dancing childhood in an interview with Aaron Short.

Daniel Squadron

State Sen. Daniel Squadron discusses his bid for New York City Public Advocate, the importance of the position and his plan to improve housing in an interview with Jon Lentz..

Nicole Gelinas

Nicole Gelinas, a City & State columnist and senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, discusses her column on transportation policy and breaks down what the mayoral candidates are saying about the issue in a video interview with Jon Lentz.

Behind The Cover Story

This week’s cover story looks at Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s slush fund scandal and subsequent changes to the member items process. Reporter Nick Powell recaps the piece and Art Director Guillaume Federighi discusses the cover art..

About SquarePegDem

A former state legislator turned NY Post editorial board member, thought-leader, public affairs consultant and commentator, columnist and blogger. Michael has appeared on Al Jazeera America Tonight, NY1/Inside City Hall, FoxNews.com LIVE, YNN/Capital Tonight, The Brian Lehrer Show, The Fred Dicker Show, The Capitol Press Room, and The Daily Show. His op-eds have appeared in the NY Post, City and State, The Legislative Gazette, Bronx Times, The Troy Record, Buffalo News, and the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. To schedule speaking engagements, email MBenjamin9@optimum.net.
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