Rebecca C. Lewis

Hands rolling a joint
What we know – and what we don’t – about legalizing pot in New York.
Policy
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Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the 2019 American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference.
Recent events have brought fault lines to the surface.
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Donald Trump
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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Highline
It’s not just about the dollar bills and quicker commutes
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Certain New York counties are set on preventing the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Even if New York legalizes it, some local governments could block sales.
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Can congestion pricing help decrease traffic in the city?
It may have been part of the budget, but lawmakers punted on many of the details
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Congressman Jose Serrano speaking at a New York stands with Puerto Rico rally in 2018.
Rounding up the week’s political news
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Will a real estate transfer tax raise as much money and accomplish the same goals as the now-dead pied-a-terre tax?
State lawmakers are considering a transfer tax to raise money for the MTA. What does that mean?
Policy
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Members of the state Senate and Assembly heard hours of testimony from former staffers who said they had experienced harassment.
State lawmakers have a long list of bills that address sexual harassment.
Policy
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Rebecca C. Lewis
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