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.
Council Speaker Christine Quinn today called upon the city to create a database of vulnerable New Yorkers so that the next time there's a Hurricane Sandy, the city can make their evacuation a priority.
Today, the M.T.A. released a slideshow demonstrating the corrosive impact Hurricane Sandy had on two subway tubes.
As of today, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish tradition in which mohels suck blood from the open wound of a freshly circumsized penis is not illegal in New York City.
As soon as last night's mayoral-candidate forum in Midtown ended, all the candidates stood up to take photographs with the organizers. Except Christine Quinn, who headed for the door along with her entourage.
Bill Thompson today said he can't comment on an alternative waste transfer site or on rising health care costs because he's not mayor yet.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg today unveiled his administration's plan for rebuilding New York City's housing stock in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
"Far as I know he doesn't have any interest in running for mayor, but this is a very good manager," said Mayor Michael Bloomberg today of Ray Kelly, his police commissioner.
New York State Conservative Party chairman Michael Long today endorsed Republican Joe Lhota for mayor.
Following a 2006 vote for a waste transfer station on E. 91st Street, followed by some more deliberation, Bill de Blasio says he once again supports the Upper East Side project.