Dana Rubinstein

Stewart-Cousins piles on Astorino over federal antidiscrimination money:

Senate Dem leader expresses 'disappointment' 

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 to press: Polls are just something to keep you busy

He was responding to a question about two polls of the mayor's race that came out this week.

Jun. 27, 2013

 
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What happened when France went big with speed cameras

While New Yorkers bicker over speed cameras, a 4,000-camera network in France has so far saved more than 15,000 lives, according to a recent study.

Jun. 27, 2013

 
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As Weiner courts the gay vote, Quinn produces Edie Windsor

Today, Christine Quinn released a video touting her support from Edie Windsor, the woman who successfully challenged D.O.M.A.

Jun. 27, 2013

 
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Durst abandons his push for a Hudson River Park tax

Real estate developer Douglas Durst, who has for years been the main proponent for a neighborhood-wide levy to help fund Hudson River Park, is abandoning the effort.

Jun. 26, 2013

 
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Citing that ‘illicit sexual Twitter scandal,’ Joe Lhota raises off Anthony Weiner’s new position

"Do you think he deserves a second chance," asks Joe Lhota, referring to Anthony Weiner, in a fundraising email that went out this morning.

Jun. 26, 2013

 
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‘We know what to expect’: 32BJ picks known quantity Christine Quinn

This afternoon, as expected, building service workers union 32BJ endorsed Council Speaker Christine Quinn in the Democratic mayoral primary.

Jun. 25, 2013

 
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Advocates on medical marijuana: Maybe next year

A bill to legalize medical marijuana has once again failed to pass the state legislature.

Jun. 25, 2013

 
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Sal Albanese would prefer a Democratic primary with less bullshit

Here's former councilman and current Democratic mayoral candidate Sal Albanese on Monday, asked about the bullshit quotient of the discourse in the primary so far:

“Ninety percent is complete bullshit."

Jun. 25, 2013

 
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New York takes a small step toward speed-camera network

At 4:30 am on Saturday morning, Albany finally gave New York City something it had been requesting for ten years: a few speed cameras.

Jun. 24, 2013

 
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Catsimatidis promises to end New York City’s first-lady drought

"You know we haven’t had a first lady in New York City in 17 years," said Republican mayoral hopeful John Catsimatidis today.

Jun. 21, 2013