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Max & Murphy Podcast: New City Council Members Justin Brannan & Carlina Rivera


Jarrett Murphy, left, of City Limits, and Ben Max, right, of Gotham Gazette


January 10, 2018 - Max & Murphy Podcast: New City Council Members Justin Brannan & Carlina Rivera

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Justin Brannan and Carlina Rivera are two of the City Council's new members, elected last year and inaugurated at the start of this year. Each succeeded a term-limited Council member that they worked for as an aide, so they know city government well. But, there's nothing like being the elected official yourself, as they explain on this episode of the podcast. The two new Council members, both Democrats, discuss the transition process, their top priorities, and this political moment in New York City.

Listen to the full conversation and let us know what you think -- we're on Twitter @TweetBenMax and @jarrettmurphy, with guests @JustinBrannan and @CarlinaRivera. You can listen to the episode through the embedded audio below or download the episode wherever you get your podcasts.

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by Ben Max, Gotham Gazette
     

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