Dana Rubinstein

Former taxi commissioner now advising Lyft:

Mayor Bloomberg's former taxi commissioner, David Yassky, is now working as an advisor to Lyft, the taxi app

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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Lhota warns that Quinn was ahead, too, and distances himself from fare hikes

Joe Lhota could be the Bill de Blasio of the general election, he says.

Oct. 2, 2013

 
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Lhota defends his transportation program, and his ties to David Koch

Joe Lhota today defended his driver-friendly transportation platform and the support he's getting from David Koch.

Oct. 1, 2013

 
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In a bid for outer-borough Dems, Lhota proposes road-widening

On Monday night, Joe Lhota made an explicit bid for Democrats in the far reaches of Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island.

Sep. 30, 2013

 
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Before a media report, de Blasio acknowledges his father’s suicide

“While this has been a private part of my family’s life, it is now clear a media story will soon emerge," said Bill de Blasio today. "My father tragically ended his life while battling terminal cancer in 1979.”

Sep. 30, 2013

 
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Bloomberg says ‘it would be a sin’ to block health care reform now

"I think we've gone so far down the road, it would be a sin not to try it and see whether it works," said Mayor Bloomberg, of Obamacare.

Sep. 30, 2013

 
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A report about the M.T.A. prompts a debate about what ‘improved’ means

Tom DiNapoli issued a report today declaring the M.T.A.'s finances "much improved," which is apparently debatable.

Sep. 27, 2013

 
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Lhota won’t pursue that taxi medallion money either

If elected mayor, Joe Lhota won't complete the sale of 2,000 new taxi medallions either.

Sep. 27, 2013

 
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‘This industry is coming to an end’: An anti-carriage horse group declares victory

NYCLASS has declared victory in its fight to abolish the carriage horse industry.

Sep. 27, 2013

 
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DiNapoli: M.T.A. financial outlook ‘much improved’

State comptroller Tom DiNapoli has a report out this morning finding the M.T.A.'s financial outlook "much improved."

Sep. 27, 2013

 
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Bloomberg defends Obama on Syria

This morning, Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended President Barack Obama's Syria policies.

Sep. 27, 2013