The Daily Beat

Premiere DateApr 17, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
01:17 The Daily Beat pt. 1 History of the SBJSA
02:48 The Daily Beat pt. 2 Council member Palma
08:26 The Daily Beat pt. 3 The push to a hearing
10:57 The Daily Beat Outro
11:05 Steve Polyester Ava Luna
15:05 Finish

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The Daily Beat is a daily news podcast that gives you 15 minutes of digestible investigations into an ongoing weekly story. Tune in Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. with your host Lisa Autz to hear original reporting on events throughout New York City that speak to greater national and international issues.

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This week on the Daily Beat we look into NYC’s vanishing local, small businesses and the action taking to save them.

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Today: Friday April 17, 2015 – This week’s podcast reviews the #SAVENYC campaign taking storm throughout social media. It began through the efforts of Jeremiah Moss, the author of the Vanishing New York Blog. Now across the city, people are rallying to pass the Small Business Jobs Survival Act to protect the rights of our favorite local shops to survive.

Today, I speak with Council member Annabel Palma who is the prime sponsor for the current Small Business Jobs Survival Act. In the summer of 2014, Council member Palma resubmitted the bill after decades of trying to get the piece of legislation passed by City Council. Now, Palma is speak with me today about the current obstacles that are still being faced and the hope to finally get the bill into a hearing.

Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…