Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Dan Garodnick on THE PEREZ NOTES


This is an interview I conducted with Council member Dan Garodnick. I recorded this interview in January of 2008, so it is an old interview. The Council member discusses his early life, and how he got involved in politics, and what the issues of the day were at that time.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Luis Sepulveda on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Attorney Luis Sepulveda, who is running for New York State Assembly in the 76Th District. The current Assembly member in the District is Peter Rivera. We discussed the reasons why he should be in elected office instead of the incumbent, and the issues that affect the people in the district.

Bryan Pu-Folkes on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Attorney Bryan Pu-Folkes, who is running for New York State Assembly in the 39Th District. We discussed housing, education, immigration, and his vision for the district.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Dr. Una Clarke on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Una Clarke. We discussed women's rights. The Caribbean American community and their political development. Her early support of Council member Matthew Eugene, Mayoral control of schools, and her work as a political consultant.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Lilianna Zulunova on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Liliana Zulunova, who is running for New York State Assembly against Andrew Hevesi in the 28Th district. We discussed her background, her experience, and the reasons why she decided to challenge Assembly member Hevesi.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Adriano Espaillat on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat. We discussed a possible run for State Senate, or Congress. The political development of the Dominican community, and Latinos in general. His thoughts on Steve Levy's run for Governor. The race for State Senate in the 13Th District, and whether the Obama administration has done enough on behalf of Latinos.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Jay DeDapper on THE PEREZ NOTES



I had the opportunity to interview Political Reporter, and analyst Jay DeDapper. We discussed the Obama administration's push for health care reform. Governor Paterson's recent troubles, the State Senate race in the 13Th District, and a host of other things. Take a listen.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Peralta vs. Monserrate on THE PEREZ NOTES


For those of you, that were not able to attend the debate last night between Assemblyman Jose Peralta and former State Senator Hiram Monserrate, here is the recording of the debate. The debate was hosted by the Jackson Heights Beautification group and the audio is courtesy of Dr. Joel Kuszai. Enjoy the debate.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Michael Olmeda on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Political Consultant Michael Olmeda. We discussed the State Senate race in the 13Th District, Governor Paterson's future, and Latino politics. Take a listen and enjoy.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Patrick Jenkins on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Political Consultant Patrick Jenkins. We discussed Bronx politics, and his role as consultant for Lieutenant Governor candidate Christopher St. Lawrence. Take a listen.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Charlie Ramos on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Bronx community activist Charlie Ramos. We discussed Bronx politics and his organization Bronx 4 Change. Enjoy the interview