Dana Rubinstein

Moody's: Long Island speed-cam reversal 'credit negative':

Nassau County's decision to roll back its speed camera programs may have been been a good near-term political move, but it's bad news for its finances

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 warns of a retreat from education reform

"We’ve got a big problem," said Bloomberg today. "And the only solution, we can sit around and complain or we can try to do something about it."

Dec. 3, 2013

 
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Bloomberg makes a Metro-North argument for more transit funding

"We need to replace old equipment, we need to better train people and all of those things and that requires money," said Mayor Michael Bloomberg this morning.

Dec. 3, 2013

 
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Bloomberg expects to finish his term with Ray Kelly

NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly will stay on through the end of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration, the mayor said this morning at a high school in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Dec. 3, 2013

 
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Report: Chain store growth slows, but not in Brooklyn

The proliferation of chain stores has slowed across New York City—except for in Staten Island and Brooklyn.

Dec. 3, 2013

 
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De Blasio rewards allies, angry clergy

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's inaugural committee includes both taxi industry types and, unlike his transition team, both Catholic and Hassidic leaders.

Dec. 2, 2013

 
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De Blasio denies Bratton report, previews a ‘very substantial’ pre-K campaign in Albany

Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray visited a food pantry in Brooklyn on Wednesday.

Nov. 27, 2013

 
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NYPD responds to critics with new pedestrian safety stats

This afternoon, just a few hours after a critical report, the NYPD sought to demonstrate its commitment to pedestrian safety by releasing a new set of numbers.

Nov. 26, 2013

 
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Bloomberg resigns a climate change chairmanship

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced he will step down from his chairmanship of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group on December 15, but he will remain on the board.

 

 

Nov. 26, 2013

 
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Styrofoam magnate pokes holes in Bloomberg’s ban

The world's largest foam cup manufacturer has spent at least $120,000 this year alone lobbying City Hall and the City Council.

Nov. 25, 2013

 
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A union request for the mayor-elect: ‘Labor neutrality’

Labor leader Stuart Appelbaum told Capital he'd like mayor-elect Bill de Blasio to incorporate "labor neutrality" language into the city's economic development projects.

Nov. 25, 2013