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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Xanadus And Don’ts

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

New Jersey entertainment destinations are in trouble.

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What’s Luck Got To Do With It?

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

How the states learned to love lotteries.

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Group Calls Attention to NYC's Speeding Epidemic

Thursday, February 12, 2009

The speed limit on city streets is 30 miles an hour. But you wouldn’t know it watching the cars zoom down Webster Avenue in the Bronx or East Houston Street in Manhattan. A study out today finds 39 percent of drivers regularly speed on certain problem streets, and pedestrians and ...

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New York's Problem with Speed

Thursday, February 12, 2009

A new study of traffic has found there's rampant speeding at some of the most dangerous intersections in the city.

Transportation Alternatives measured the speed of passing cars at thirteen stretches of road, like Hylan Boulevard in Staten Island.

They found some vehicles moving as fast as 60mph in 30mph zones. The ...

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Simplify, Simplify

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Christine Quinn’s plan to help small businesses by reducing paperwork.

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Art on Layaway

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Galapagos art space’s new payment plan for art lovers.

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Decoding Decoupling

Monday, February 09, 2009

Last week we reported that environmentalists and consumer advocates are at odds over a clean-energy provision in the House stimulus bill. Basically, it would make billions of dollars of grants available only to those states which "decouple" their utilities.

Decoupling guarantees utilities a certain level of revenue, regardless of how much product they sell. Environmentalists like decoupling because it removes the incentive to sell more gas or electric (and pollute more). Or, as the Wall Street Journal puts it in today's paper, "Less Demand, Same Great Revenue" - which is exactly what consumer advocates don't like. Why should ratepayers pay (a little bit) more for fewer kilowatts?

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Inside the Mind of a Manhattan Builder

Monday, February 09, 2009

2009 looks bad. 2010 looks worse.

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Ravitch Still Pushing His Recommendations

Monday, February 09, 2009

To build support for his plan to fund the MTA, commission chair Richard Ravitch has been riding the rails with Albany lawmakers. WNYC's Ilya Marritz reports.

REPORTER: Governor Paterson has given the legislature until the end of the month to decide whether to approve the Ravitch Commission's recommendations. The Governor has ...

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Banks Say Brokers are Turning Away Business

Friday, February 06, 2009

If you want to take advantage of low interest rates and refinance your home, you may have a hard time getting a mortgage broker to give you a deal.

REPORTER: Brokers say banks that they used to work with are now turning away their business. John Bach is a broker in ...

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Bright Lights, Big City

Friday, February 06, 2009

The bright spots in the New York economy.

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The Middleman Gets Cut Out

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Why the number of mortgage brokers is shrinking dramatically.

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Balance Sought Between Energy Efficiency and Profit

Thursday, February 05, 2009

The stimulus package contains billions of dollars in grants for solar and wind power projects. But a provision in the bill to increase energy efficiency has sparked a fight between environmentalists and utilities on one side, and consumer advocates and regulators on the other. WNYC's Ilya Marritz reports.

REPORTER: In most ...

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From "The Future of New York City" Hour 2

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Coverage continues with: Kathryn Wylde, president and CEO of the Partnership for New York City; Mark Wagar, president of Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield; Andrew Kimball, president and CEO of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Industrial Park; Melba Olmeda, director of the ...

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New York: Six Months From Now, Six Years From Now

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Business leaders on the future of New York City.

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New York v. New York

Monday, February 02, 2009

City and state compete for stimulus money.

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Natural Gas Drilling Rules Get a Review from State Officials

Sunday, February 01, 2009

New York officials are reviewing the rules on natural gas drilling. The industry could pump billions of dollars into the upstate economy. But an incident in Pennsylvania illustrates the risks. WNYC's Ilya Marritz explains.

REPORTER: People with experience in gas drilling say it's all about expecting the unexpected. On New Year's ...

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“You Can Only Get So Much Blood Out Of A Stone”

Friday, January 30, 2009

Mayor Bloomberg outlines his fiscal ’10 budget.

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The View from Smith Street

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Brooklyn merchants say no one is buying…and that makes work boring.

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Keep Your Money!

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Tax cuts are about a quarter of the proposed stimulus. Will they work?

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