Ilya Marritz

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AG Schneiderman Issues Indictment Against NY State Senator in Pork Probe

Monday, August 27, 2012

Calling a state senator's allocation of taxpayer dollars an abuse of public trust, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday shared details of the charges filed against Senator Shirley Huntley of Queens.


Settlement With Bank Over Iran Money Laundering Could Aid NY’s Budget

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

A record payout obtained by a New York state regulator from Britain's Standard Chartered Bank to settle charges it laundered money for Iran could make a big difference to the state budget.


Paul Ryan, Wall Street and Taxes

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

If there's one thing the new Republican candidate for vice president, Paul Ryan, adds to this November’s election, it's a strong contrast with Democrats on the issues of wealth and taxation. With an unusually large number of both very rich and very poor people, it's a choice that will affect the pocketbooks of many New Yorkers.


Sewage Leak Plugged, But Questions About Hudson Safety Remain

Friday, August 10, 2012

Millions of gallons of partially treated human waste have been released into the Hudson River since Wednesday, making the river a no-go area for boaters and swimmers, and threatening this weekend's Ironman triathlon.

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NY Official's Action Against Bank Rattles Other Regulators

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

A New York regulator accusing a British bank of helping Iran launder $250 billion is not the only authority probing the London-based Standard Chartered Bank – creating rumblings that Albany may have acted unilaterally.

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Waste Storage Becomes Issue in Indian Point Relicensing

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

A federal regulatory body will consider the issue of nuclear waste storage before making a decision on whether Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant, located north of the city, will get its licenses renewed.

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Olympic Sponsorship 101: How a NY Yogurt Maker Signed an LA Hurdler

Monday, July 23, 2012

Thousands of athletes from around the world will soon converge on the Olympic Games. And it’s not just gold they’re after, but green. Sponsorships will earn swimmer Ryan Lochte almost $2 million this year, according to an estimate from Forbes. And even athletes who aren’t yet superstars have a chance to pick up some cash.

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Food Vendors Speak Out on City's Plan to Overhaul Rules

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Food vendors selling everything from falafels and hot dogs to ice cream sandwiches and schnitzel will get a chance to weigh in on sweeping changes to the rules governing the way street food is prepared and sold.

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Explainer: What Is LIBOR?

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The recent admission by Barclays Bank that it manipulated a key interest rate, the LIBOR or London Interbank Offered Rate, has raised questions about how state and local government finances have been affected in the U.S.

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Nassau County Likely To Sue Banks Over Interest Rates

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Officials in one of New York's wealthiest and most populous suburban counties say they are preparing to sue major banks for manipulating a key interest rate, which allegedly cost the county millions of dollars.


Ice Rink, Latin Market Are Top Contenders for Kingsbridge

Monday, July 09, 2012

A decision is close for the future the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx. From a broad field that once included a film studio and a megachurch, sources say there are now just two leading bidders for the century-old landmarked building.

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Mayor's Economic Group Admits It Broke Laws, Agrees to Reforms

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

The nonprofit that has spearheaded many of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's biggest economic development initiatives over the past decade conceded in a settlement Monday that it illegally lobbied the City Council for projects, and has pledged to restructure to avoid further violations.

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Demolition Underway at Collapsed Carroll Gardens Building

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Demolition was underway Tuesday on the four-story brownstone in Brooklyn where workers are removing pieces of the masonry from the top floor of the building that collapsed a day earlier. 


Manhattan Home Prices Steady, But What's Selling Is Changing

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Home prices in Manhattan declined slightly in the second quarter of the year, but what's selling has changed significantly. More people are buying co-ops than condos, and smaller apartments now represent more than half of all sales.


Carroll Gardens Building Collapse Displaces Residents

Monday, July 02, 2012

Portions of a three-story brownstone building in Brooklyn collapsed early Monday morning, but residents escaped without injury.

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Brooklyn DA Defends Handling of Orthodox Sex Abuse Case

Friday, June 29, 2012

Officials in the office of Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes are defending their handling of an decades-old child sex abuse case in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.


Sneaker Re-Sellers Use Fancy Footwork to Make a Buck

Friday, June 29, 2012

The hype over new shoes is so great that some entrepreneurs have discovered it’s possible to make a living flipping shoes: waiting on long lines to get a sneaker before it sells out, and then re-selling it at a significant mark-up.

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News Corp. Says It May Split in Two

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

News Corporation, the parent company of the New York Post, the Wall Street Journal and Fox News, may split in two.


Mouths Closed, Marchers Make a Statement on Police Tactics

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Along upper Fifth Avenue on Sunday afternoon, the predominant sounds were birdsong and the shuffle of feet on pavement as thousands of New Yorkers took to the streets to protest the NYPD's practice of 'Stop and Frisk' employing an unusual tactic: silence.

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Region Adds Jobs in May

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Last month's national employment report was a disappointment, but locally, the jobs picture is considerably better.