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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz covers business for WNYC.

He was born and raised in Manhattan and lives in Brooklyn. He attended Stuyvesant High School and Wesleyan University, and has also worked as a producer at WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, a producer at NPR's All Things Considered, a reporter at Radio MultiKulti (sadly now defunct) in Berlin, Germany, and Radio Prague, in the Czech Republic.

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Atlantic City Loses Thousands Of Jobs as Casinos Close En Masse

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Boardwalk behemoths are emptying out in Atlantic City in quick succession.

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Mayor “Concerned” Over Comcast Bid for Cable Subscribers

Monday, August 25, 2014

New Yorkers could be the losers in a mega-merger of two communications giants, according to Mayor de Blasio.

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Is $1 Million a Year Justice for the Wrongfully Imprisoned?

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Despite the $40 million settlement with the five men wrongfully convicted in the rape of a jogger in Central Park in 1989, there's no formula for how we compensate people imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit.

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Uber to Cap Prices During "Abnormal Disruptions to the Market"

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Uber, the service that lets you order a taxi or car service through your phone, is agreeing to limit price spikes during emergencies and natural disasters.

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Land Bank In Newburgh, N.Y., Tasked With Fixing Up Decay

Monday, July 07, 2014

Land banks are public entities created to revive vacant or tax-foreclosed properties. The small city of Newburgh on the Hudson River has been trying to revitalize itself using a land bank.

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An Uncertain Future For The U.S. Terrorism Insurance Program

Thursday, July 03, 2014

The federal program, which would pay for catastrophic damage if a U.S. city was attacked again, is up for renewal this year and some have begun to worry that it may be in trouble.

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The Changing Faces Around the Water Cooler

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

A report from New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer shows the office workforce in Manhattan is now less white, less black, and less female, than it was in 1990.

Stringer’s analysis, comparing 1990 and 2012, shows that women workers comprise a slightly smaller percent of the total workforce (48.2 percent ...

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Overhaul Outdated NY Telecom Rules, Groups Demand

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Advocates and elected officials say Albany can improve New Yorkers' phone and internet service.

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Housing Report: Finally, More Manhattanites Are Willing to Sell

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

After months of low inventory, more owners are putting their homes up for sale thanks to rising real estate prices.

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High Court Ruling Puts New York Union in a Bind

Monday, June 30, 2014

A union must sign up members individually, following a setback in the Supreme Court.

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Nevermind the Bad News out of Atlantic City! Developers Pitch Casinos in New York.

Monday, June 30, 2014

As casinos shut down in Atlantic City, New York prepares to license four huge casino-resorts.

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Price Tag to Keep Bank In New York: $23 Million

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Bank of New York Mellon chooses new world headquarters in Lower Manhattan.

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Businesses Say Government Agency Helps Them Sell American Products Overseas

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

House Republicans want to de-authorize an institution that has many fans in the business community.

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Airbnb Decision Could Give Renters Breathing Room

Friday, June 20, 2014

A judge says Airbnb hosts who are discovered by their landlords cannot be summarily evicted.

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Big Real Estate Jittery Over Future of Terrorism Insurance

Friday, June 20, 2014

Many commercial building owners and developers are worried about the future of a little-known federal insurance program it considers indispensable.

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IPhone “Kill Switch” Appears to be Deterring Thieves

Thursday, June 19, 2014

iPhone thefts have declined — once other manufacturers add kill switches, will thefts decline more overall?

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After the Crash, Banks Paid Billions. Where’d it All Go?

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

To places like Newburgh, NY. The town has become a laboratory for a block-by-block method of rehabbing abandoned homes. Now, the program is going to double in size and possibly expand to New York City.

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Six Things to Know About the Expansion of Casino Gambling In New York

Thursday, June 05, 2014

New York already has some slots-only casinos as well as Indian casinos in the northern part of the state. But last fall, New York voters approved a major expansion of casino gambling. Here's what that looks like.

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Yellen Tells NYU Grads: It Takes Grit to Succeed

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Janet Yellen is the rare commencement speaker who has broad influence on the job prospects of her audience.

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De Blasio Advisor: Let’s Make a Gigabit Hub

Monday, May 19, 2014

A gigabit innovation center is a possible next step in bringing superfast internet to New York City.

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