Dana Rubinstein

Taxi industry piles on 'Silicon Valley cartel':

"We're here to service the public," said taxi medallion magnate Evgeny Freidman. "We're not here to service the upper-middle-class Jewish businessman from the Upper East Side that's willing to pay $200 to get anywhere."

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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An explanation of the new anti-bias law de Blasio and Quinn are fighting over

Yesterday, the City Council overrode two mayoral vetoes to create an inspector general for the NYPD and to make it easier to sue the police department for biased policing.

Aug. 23, 2013

 
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Stringer promises to use pension funds to make New York more sustainable

Today, New York City comptroller candidate Scott Stringer will unveil his ideas on how to use the office to make New York more "sustainable."

Aug. 23, 2013

 
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Bloomberg: The next mayor will regret giving police oversight to ‘non-elected officials’

Mayor Bloomberg this morning made his first public comments following the Council's re-approval of two laws designed to rein in stop-and-frisk. 

Aug. 23, 2013

 
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Council overrides Michael Bloomberg on police oversight, with a Quinn-de Blasio subplot

This afternoon, the New York City Council overrode two mayoral vetoes on policing.

Aug. 22, 2013

 
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Quinn’s vote against a ‘ban on racial profiling’ made simple, by Bill de Blasio

"Today, Speaker Quinn will stand with Mayor Bloomberg and vote for a second time against a ban on racial profiling," Public Advocate Bill de Blasio said today at City Hall. "It's as simple as that."

Aug. 22, 2013

 
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The return of the New York City plastic-bag fee

Five years after Mayor Michael Bloomberg tried, unsuccessfully, to tax plastic bags, a group of progressive council members is trying all over again.

Aug. 20, 2013

 
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Bill Thompson addresses stop-and-frisk, asserts himself as the civil-rights candidate

Bill Thompson today outlined what he described as the mayoral race's first "specific" plan to reform stop and frisk.

Aug. 20, 2013

 
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Bloomberg: ‘What New Yorker report?’

Michael Bloomberg resisted repeated attempts to get him to comment on that Ray Kelly poll he commissioned.

Aug. 19, 2013

 
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Bloomberg cites stop-and-frisk in presenting the ‘largest gun bust in the city’s history’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg today announced "the largest gun bus in the city's history," and used it to defend stop-and-frisk.

Aug. 19, 2013

 
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Sometimes, Kim Catullo can barely look

"I’ve actually stopped reading the papers, to be quite honest with you," said Kim Catullo, Christine Quinn’s wife, on Sunday afternoon in the campaign’s Vesey Street headquarters overlooking St. Paul's cemetery. "It’s just tough."

Aug. 19, 2013