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Jarrett Murphy

Jarrett Murphy

  • Max & Murphy Podcast: Murphy Signs Off

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    May 26, 2021 - Max & Murphy Podcast: Murphy Signs Off

    This week's show was Jarrett Murphy's last as co-host of Max & Murphy. After five years doing the podcast then radio show/podcast with Ben Max of Gotham Gazette and well over a decade leading City Limits, Murphy is headed to a career change and nursing school. He reflected on his decades in journalism in a special segment of the show, which will continue with Max as the lone host, at least for

  • Max & Murphy on Politics

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

    Each week, Ben Max of Gotham Gazette and Jarrett Murphy of City Limits discuss the latest on policy and politics in New York. Episodes, which are typically 10-15 minutes, began in February, 2016 with a focus on housing, but have expanded to other topics. Episodes are below, and can also be found on iTunes and other podcast networks. LISTEN:

    June 1st, 2017: Election Season is Here!


  • Mixed Bag in Latest Government Efforts Fighting Homelessness, Providers Say

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    On Thursday, June 23, the two leaders of Coalition for the Homeless, Mary Brosnahan and Shelly Nortz, talked with Ben Max of Gotham Gazette and Jarrett Murphy of City Limits about where things stand in terms of city and state efforts to curb homelessness. The discussion centered around the recent end of legislative session in Albany and the fate of nearly $2 billion in state money dedicated, but not released, for homelessness prevention and affordable housing. City efforts to improve homelessness prevention, shelter conditions,

  • NYCHA's 'Core Challenge'

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    Council Member Torres & "VP Nelson" at Twin Parks West (photo via NYCHA on flickr)

    In a special edition of "Max & Murphy on Housing," our weekly discussion of New York housing politics, City Council Member Ritchie Torres joined Jarrett Murphy and me to discuss the New York City Housing Authority, or NYCHA, which Torres has oversight of as chair of the Council's public housing committee. Torres also grew up in NYCHA housing in the Bronx. The Democratic