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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

State Senate Set to Reconvene

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

The State Senate reconvenes this week in Albany. After a tumultuous session earlier this year, in which power passed back and forth between Democrats and Republicans, the restored Democratic leadership is hoping to advance a raft of new legislation. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

Among the ...

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Coconut Water -- A World Cup Sort of Beverage

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

HOST: Over the last five years, coconut water has gained popularity among small stores. That's where new beverages made by small drink companies tend to first get shelf space. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: You could compare coconut water to the soccer world cup. A ...

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Game, Set, Cash

Thursday, September 03, 2009

The Economics of the U.S. Open. Guest: Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at College of the Holy Cross.

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Answer: I Don’t Know

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Why is the stock market behaving so oddly? Guest: Roben Farzad of Businessweek.

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A Closer Look at OTB's Bankruptcy

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

The New York City Off Track Betting Corporation is headed for Chapter Nine bankruptcy. Governor Paterson issued an executive order yesterday, clearing the way for reorganization; saying he didn't have much choice.

PTERSON: This is the only way that we feel that OTB can preserve its ...

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NYC OTB Heading to Bankruptcy

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

New York City Off Track Betting is headed for bankruptcy. Governor Paterson issued an executive order today paving the way for a chapter nine reorganization. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: The governor says New York City OTB's dire fiscal situation leaves him little choice. Despite ...

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Healthcare Is Everyone’s Business

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

WNYC’s Lisa Chow explains why small businesses in New York are wary of changing the healthcare system.

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Time to Junk the “Yale Model”?

Monday, August 31, 2009

Risky investment strategies damage museum endowments in the down economy. City Journal contributor James Panero discusses on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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One Dollar in Ten

Thursday, August 27, 2009

WNYC’s Ilya Marritz on why 10 percent of all US medical spending is on diabetes treatment.

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Why Ex-Cons Don’t Wash Dishes

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

WNYC’s Lisa Chow explains the difficulties of finding jobs for ex-convicts, the disabled, high school dropouts, and other hard-to-employ groups.

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Only a New Biz Model Can Save NYC's OTB, Says Chairman

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Officials are sounding the alarm about the future of the city's Off Track Betting Corporation. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: For State Senator Craig Johnson, the question is simple: how much time does OTB have before it may need to seek some protection.

A state auditor ...

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A Very Personal Stanley Kaplan Obit

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

File under Betcha Didn't Know...From Senator Schumer's Office today:

“Stanley Kaplan was my first boss. For three years, I ran the mimeograph machine in his office on Kings Highway. If there was one word that would describe Stanley it was teacher. He loved to ...

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Comptroller Blocks Stimulus Funded Bridge Project

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

A $7 million project to paint bridges in the lower Hudson Valley has been blocked because of concerns over whether the contractor is qualified. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: The money comes from the federal economic stimulus package passed last February. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli ...

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Not Settling

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Charles Schwab rebuts charges over auction rate securities. Guest: Elizabeth Rappaport, reporter for The Wall Street Journal.

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400,000 Jobless in NYC

Monday, August 24, 2009

The number of jobless people in New York City has topped 400,000, according to an analysis by City Comptroller William Thompson. That's the highest figure since 1992. The comptroller has also found a 70 percent increase in the number of New Yorkers who continue to ...

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The Market, Collared

Monday, August 24, 2009

The ins and outs of pet couture in a down economy. Guest: WNYC’s Arun Venugopal.

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Private Equity & Popular Media

Friday, August 21, 2009

Reader’s Digest in bankruptcy, plus pulling threads together in the Garment District? Guest: Greg David, editorial director of Crain’s New York Business.

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Maloney: Skip Debit Cards, Use Credit Cards

Thursday, August 20, 2009

The bill signing ceremony on May 22. Maloney says she still has the pen President Obama used. (Getty)

The bill signing ceremony on May 22. Maloney says she still has the pen President Obama used. (Getty)

Today the Credit Card Consumer ...

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Credit Cards, Sick Pay

Thursday, August 20, 2009

New consumer protections on credit cards, and a motion in the City Council to require employers to offer paid sick leave. Guests: WNYC’s Ilya Marritz and Lisa Chow.

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Christmas Comes Early for Gift Store Owners

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

WNYC’s Lisa Chow reports wholesalers and retailers are cautiously optimistic at the New York International Gift Fair.

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