Laura Nahmias

State approves average 7.1% hike in health insurance rates:

Increase is about half of what the 17 insurers that participate in the state's health exchange requested

Bio: Laura Nahmias reports on politics for Capital's Albany bureau.

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State approves average 7.1% hike in health insurance rates

Increase is about half of what the 17 insurers that participate in the state's health exchange requested

Jul. 31, 2015

 
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Fines for small businesses halved in past year

City Hall delivers on promise de Blasio made as candidate

Jul. 31, 2015

 
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Stringer budget analysis finds $5.9 B. extra revenue, risks

Comptroller suggests city plan to cap some overtime costs is optimistic. 

Jul. 30, 2015

 
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City launching $30 M. mental health initiative

Aims to connect low-income residents with services

Jul. 29, 2015

 
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De Blasio talked with Cuomo and ‘aired concerns’

The two 'old friends' discuss M.T.A.'s capital plan

Jul. 29, 2015

 
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Pension fund board to study divesting from gun retailers

Gun retailers like Walmart and Cabela's

Jul. 28, 2015

 
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De Blasio calls again for federal action to aid Puerto Rico

The mayor says only Washington can alleviate the island's crushing debt 

Jul. 28, 2015

 
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Uber lobbied hard in New York before cap fight, too

Spent big on lobbyists and ads even before cap proposal

Jul. 28, 2015

 
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Mayor, speaker say no hard feelings

Two allies say their relationship remains good

Jul. 27, 2015

 
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Cuomo-de Blasio war expands to new fronts

Peace between 'friends' remains particularly elusive

Jul. 27, 2015