The Brian Lehrer Show Live: Chris Thile, Freshman Class of House Members and a Pay Raise for Taxi Drivers
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Watch a live video stream as WNYC's Brian Lehrer broadcasts his Peabody Award-winning radio show from The Greene Space.
On this show: newly elected U.S. Representatives Max Rose, Tom Malinowski and Mikie Sherrill discuss their priorities as they prepare to take office, and Grammy Award-winning musician and MacArthur Fellow Chris Thile talks about hosting Live From Here, the show formerly known as A Prairie Home Companion.
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New to Congress: Max Rose, Tom Malinowski and Mikie Sherrill
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Three newly elected U.S. Representatives from our area – all Democrats who replaced Republicans – discuss their priorities as they prepare to take office.
A Pay Raise for Taxi and For-Hire Vehicle Drivers
11:00 am - 11:30 am
After a tough year for cabbies and for-hire vehicle drivers, with economic troubles and driver suicides, Meera Joshi, the Taxi and Limousine commissioner, talks about new rules that the TLC says will raise the pay of for-hire vehicle drivers, and that will benefit some yellow-cab drivers.
Live From Here From The Greene Space
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
While Live From Here's tour stops by New York City for the month, host Chris Thile, the Grammy-winning musician and MacArthur Fellow, joins to talk about hosting the public radio show formerly known as A Prairie Home Companion. He'll also discuss his residency at Carnegie Hall and give a live performance on stage at The Greene Space.