Dana Rubinstein

Cuomo cuts an M.T.A. labor deal with 'no fare increases':

Deal includes five years of annual wage increases 

Bio: Dana Rubinstein is a reporter for Capital. She has written for Bloomberg Businessweek, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the New York Observer, and the Brooklyn Paper.

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Bloomberg ‘will not criticize’ de Blasio for a while

Mayor Michael Bloomberg today said he will stay abide by a post-term policy of non-interference.

Nov. 8, 2013

 
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When de Blasio’s clarion call sounds like static

"The jury’s out” on the Times Square pedestrian plaza, Bill de Blasio said during the second-to-last mayoral debate, referring to the public space carved out of Broadway that’s beloved by street safety advocates and the surrounding businesses.

Nov. 7, 2013

 
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Report: Funding models for upstate transit make the M.T.A.'s look stable

An association of upstate transit systems will soon issue a report recommending the state take a piece of the sales tax and put it toward transit. 

Nov. 6, 2013

 
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De Blasio visits Bloomberg, gets ‘good advice’

Today, mayor-elect Bill de Blasio ascended the steps of City Hall and met with outgoing mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Nov. 6, 2013

 
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The brief, ill-timed political career of Joe Lhota

Joe Lhota didn’t win.

Nov. 5, 2013

 
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Boosters of Bloomberg’s taxi reforms gird for de Blasio

Advocates for the Taxi of Tomorrow and borough taxi programs are organizing themselves in advance of the end of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration.

Nov. 4, 2013

 
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The Giuliani deputy who helped de Blasio

Bill de Blasio's mayoral campaign has gotten help from a former Rudy Giuliani deputy.

Nov. 4, 2013

 
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De Blasio on his sleep cycle, desired and real

"Anyone who’s watched the vigor of this campaign and the success of this campaign knows it’s a 24-7 operation and that’s how I live my life," said Bill de Blasio today.

Nov. 4, 2013

 
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A pro-casino robocall that doesn’t mention casinos or gambling

Casino supporters are robocalling New York City residents urging them to vote "yes," on Proposition 1 without mentioning the word "casino" once.

Nov. 1, 2013

 
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Bill de Blasio versus Bloomberg’s ‘problem-solvers’ theory

Bill de Blasio doesn't think there's much to be gained from staffing his administration with people from the private sector.

Nov. 1, 2013