Dana Rubinstein

Cuomo on a 'very political' M.T.A. conversation:

Governor says the conversation about how to fund the transit authority's budget gap will also be 'very difficult'

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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Rabbis on casinos: ‘Prevent this evil from happening’

More than a dozen prominent Orthodox rabbis have signed their names to proclamations urging their followers to vote against the casino referendum.

Oct. 30, 2013

 
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Tammany Hall is now a landmark, and an official ‘touchstone’ of New York politics

Today, the Landmarks Preservation Commission awarded Tammany Hall official landmark status.

Oct. 29, 2013

 
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Lhota sympathizer wishes him an ‘asteroid’

"Let's hope that, I don't know, maybe an asteroid falls out of the sky or something," said John Gambling.

Oct. 29, 2013

 
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De Blasio woos the Rockaways and the ‘Wave,’ with mixed results

Today, Bill de Blasio tried to make nice with the Wave, the newspaper of the Rockaways.

Oct. 27, 2013

 
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De Blasio promises a taxi policy for the people, industry money or no

Bill de Blasio says the money he's gotten from the taxi industry won't influence his policy positions.

Oct. 27, 2013

 
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Bloomberg warns of a federal threat to hurricane-hit neighborhoods

New federal rules threaten to trigger an exodus from New York City coastal neighborhoods still struggling to recover a year after Hurricane Sandy.

Oct. 25, 2013

 
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Cuomo would rather not talk about a new Penn Station right now

Governor Andrew Cuomo today attended the ribbon cutting for the refurbished Madison Square Garden.

Oct. 24, 2013

 
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Cuomo likes de Blasio’s pre-K goal, not de Blasio’s pre-K tax

"I am against tax increases," said Governor Cuomo today, when asked about Bill de Blasio's desire to hike taxes to pay for universal pre-K.

Oct. 24, 2013

 
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Air-rights owner testifies against Midtown rezoning, hints at ‘legal challenge’

Should the New York City Council approve the existing Midtown East rezoning, the city may get sued.

Oct. 24, 2013

 
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Lhota’s streetscape: Part-time pedestrian plazas

Joe Lhota this morning elaborated on his idea for more malleable pedestrian plazas.

Oct. 24, 2013