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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Quinn calls for a database of vulnerable New Yorkers, in time for the next disaster

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.

Jun. 5, 2013

 
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An explanation of the coming R and G train outages, in pictures

Today, the M.T.A. released a slideshow demonstrating the corrosive impact Hurricane Sandy had on two subway tubes.

Jun. 5, 2013

 
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Quinn’s rivals criticize Bloomberg for regulating a controversial circumcision practice

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.

Jun. 5, 2013

 
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Christine Quinn isn’t flinching yet

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.

Jun. 4, 2013

 
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On delicate issues, Bill Thompson doesn’t presume to be specific

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.

Jun. 3, 2013

 
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Bloomberg launches a post-hurricane rebuilding effort, acquisition option included

Mayor Michael Bloomberg today unveiled his administration's plan for rebuilding New York City's housing stock in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. 

Jun. 3, 2013

 
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Bloomberg hasn’t heard anything about Kelly running, but says he’s a ‘very good manager’

"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.

Jun. 3, 2013

 
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New York Conservatives endorse Joe Lhota, their ‘glimmer of hope’

New York State Conservative Party chairman Michael Long today endorsed Republican Joe Lhota for mayor.

Jun. 3, 2013

 
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After deliberation, de Blasio supports the Upper East Side waste facility again

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.

May. 31, 2013

 
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Bloomberg asks why Murdoch’s paper backs cycling in London but not here

Rupert Murdoch's Times of London has been a strong proponent of cycling there, precisely the oppose of Murdoch's stance here in New York City.

May. 31, 2013