Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

NYS Businesses Don't Like Reid Healthcare Bill

Monday, December 21, 2009

The Business Council of New York State has a sharply critical statement on the US Senate's health-care bill:

“Throughout the legislative process The Business Council has called on New York’s representatives to look at health-care reform through a 'New York lens'. This bill instead hurts New Yorkers,” said [BCNYS ...

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Financial 411: Reasons To Live On The Upper East Side

Monday, December 21, 2009

The UES has the city’s lowest unemployment rate. Black and Hispanic New Yorkers, and people living in poor neighborhoods, are the most likely to be out of work. Guest: James Parrott, chief economist of the Fiscal Policy Institute

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State Sets New Green Energy Goals

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Electricity will be greener, less wasteful, and cheaper under a new plan from a state board. WNYC's Ilya Marritz reports.

REPORTER: The 2009 State Energy Plan is supposed to guide all decisions agencies make about electricity over the next decade. In dozens of ways, it nudges ...

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Financial 411: Inner Citi Problems

Friday, December 18, 2009

Citigroup tries to repay TARP, but its stock offering comes up short. Guest: Greg David of CUNY Journalism School.

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Financial 411: A New York Turnaround?

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Unemployment drops in New York State and New York City. Guest: WNYC’s Lisa Chow.

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Financial 411: Toward a Theory of Clumping

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Why retailers cluster, rather than disperse. Planet Money’s Chana Joffe-Walt and Adam Davidson explain.

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Financial 411: Empty Pockets

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

The fiscal crisis at the MTA and in the state budget. Guest: Kathy Wylde, President of the Partnership for New York City.

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Financial 411: It Was the Jobs

Monday, December 14, 2009

The City Council resoundingly defeats a plan for a shopping center in the Bronx after a “living wage” compromise collapses. WNYC’s Matthew Schuerman explains what it means.

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Financial 411: New to Food Stamps

Thursday, December 10, 2009

WNYC’s Cindy Rodriguez on how Bronx residents are taking advantaged of a juiced-up food stamps program.

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Financial 411: A Compromise On Kingsbridge?

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

City officials tout an unsual arrangement to create “living wage” jobs in the Bronx. Guest: WNYC’s Matthew Schuerman.

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Financial 411: Talk About Caulk

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

The administration’s “cash for caulkers” plan wants to do for home weatherization what “cash for clunkers” did for cars. The New York Times’ David Leonhardt explains.

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Cap And Trade (And Sue)

Monday, December 07, 2009

Once a pioneer in fighting greenhouse gas emissions, New York is now a different kind of leader -- it is the first state to deal with a challenge to its climate change regulations. WNYC’s Ilya Marritz reports on a lawsuit that has stymied New York’s ...

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Financial 411: Scrooge Was Right

Monday, December 07, 2009

An economist argues against holiday gift giving. Planet Money interviews Joel Waldfogel, business professor at Wharton and author, Scroogenomics: Why You Shouldn't Buy Presents for the Holidays.

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Financial 411: Tide. Boats...Rising?

Friday, December 04, 2009

A new study suggests Wall Street’s boffo results will help New York City’s coffers. Guest: Greg David, director of the business and economics reporting program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

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Environmental Groups Step Up Campaign Against Natural Gas Drilling

Friday, December 04, 2009

Environmental groups are stepping up their campaign against a controversial natural gas drilling technique, with their eye on a deadline for public comment at the an end of the month. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: State officials spent more than a year making plans to ...

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Financial 411: If It Ain’t Broker’s…

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Corcoran and a fired broker fight over a list of clients. Guest: Amanda Fung, reporter for Crain’s New York Business.

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Financial 411: Make Work? Here’s How

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

One attendee at tomorrow’s White House “Jobs Summit” gives her view on how to increase employment. Guest: Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers.

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Financial 411: Of Microwave Ovens and Sitcoms

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Tim Arango, reporter for The New York Times, on why GE wants to lose NBC (well, mostly).

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Financial 411: Never Believe The Hype

Friday, November 27, 2009

Greg David of Crain’s New York Business on why stories about holiday shopping are usually wrong.

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Financial 411: Married to the Store

Thursday, November 26, 2009

A husband and wife go into business together, and are forced to cut their spending at home. Jenny Brundin of member station KUER in Salt Lake City in Utah.

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