Union’s TV Show focuses on New State Enhanced Tenant Protections


Tune in to “State of the Union”, DC 37 television show hosted by Executive Director Henry Garrido this January 2020 when he welcomes DC 37’s Municipal Employees Legal Services (MELS) Director and Chief Counsel Bill Whalen and MELS Housing Unit Co-Supervisor Anette Bonelli to explain New York State’s historic new law which gives tenants new rights and benefits.

The Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 was passed by the State Legislature and signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo in late Spring, 2019.

The program, which focuses on the issues that impact the working men and women of NYC, the labor movement and the progressive movement, is produced at Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN), and airs in Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn.

The show’s January airing schedule:

  • Manhattan (MNN) –Thursday, Jan. 16 at 9:30 p.m. on Spectrum Chs. 34 and 1995, Verizon FiOS Ch. 33 and RCN Ch. 82.
  • BRONXNET – Wednesdays at 3 p.m. on Optimum Chs. 68 & 70, and Verizon FiOS Chs. 34 & 36.
  • BROOKLYN (BRIC) – Tuesday, Jan. 28 and Thursday, Jan. 30 at 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. on Spectrum Ch. 1995, Optimum Ch. 67, Verizon FiOS Ch. 42 and RCN Ch. 82.
  • Queens (QPTV) – Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Spectrum Chs. 56 and 1996, Verizon FiOS Ch. 36 and RCN Ch. 84.

You can also view the show, and other shows, on DC 37’s You Tube channel.

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