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Airbnb promises legal action after Cuomo signs bill imposing fines on some hosts

politico.com — On the same day Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation imposing steep fines on many Airbnb hosts in New York City, the San Francisco-based corporation said it would file suit that same day against Mayor Bill de Blasio, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and the city of New York in their 'official capacity as enforcement agents.'

Gateway funding starts coming together, in piecemeal fashion

politico.com — It's been long in coming, but at least one component of Gateway, the $23 billion plan to steel the Northeast Corridor's arthritic spine, appears to be happening. On Thursday afternoon, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, one of the several bureaucracies charged with repairing the long-deteriorating rail connection between the two states, announced "the largest commitment to Gateway to date."

De Blasio, Murphy to testify before Port Authority on behalf of airport workers

politico.com — Mayor Bill de Blasio doesn't often concern himself with the goings-on at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey-the bi-state authority controlled by Governors Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie. But on Thursday afternoon, he plans to make an exception on behalf of improving the lot of the region's airport workers.

With New York regulation looming, Airbnb mounts an urgent push for a 'new' version

politico.com — With just 10 days left before he has to sign, or veto, a bill that would levy steep fines on some Airbnb users, the San Francisco-based company with the $30 billion valuation said Cuomo faces a stark choice between the 'people' and the 'powerful,' the future and the past.

Feds say they’ve done all they can on Gateway, now it’s up to the states

politico.com — U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer has a litmus test for the next president's transportation secretary. Schumer on Friday said he will not approve a nomination unless the would-be official fervently supports building a new rail tunnel between New Jersey and Manhattan, part of a project known as Gateway.

Foxx doesn't entirely rule out a federal takeover of NJ Transit

politico.com — U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Friday declined to completely rule out a federal takeover of NJ Transit. During a press conference at Penn Station in Manhattan regarding a new cross-Hudson rail tunnel, a reporter asked Foxx if there was any precedent for a U.S.

At Trump-less event, organizer says candidate's ‘surrogate lines have gone silent'

politico.com — Tom Cochran didn't want to start Thursday event on infrastructure without addressing the "elephant in the room." Try as he might, the man who runs the U.S. Conference of Mayors could not get a Trump surrogate - any Trump surrogate - to participate in his infrastructure event, one he had billed as a forum with the "presidential campaigns."

Cuomo: Automatic tolls coming to MTA crossings in city

politico.com — Driving in New York City may be about to get less harrowing. Soon, car owners who use any of the MTA's nine bridges and tunnels will no longer have to stop at toll booths, or even pause momentarily at E-ZPass gates.

Amid Bridgegate maelstrom Cuomo talks Port Authority reform, of a specific variety

politico.com — Gov. Andrew Cuomo doesn't see the point of finding a new CEO for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, absent legislation that would enshrine into law several reforms to the way the bi-state agency does business.

Cuomo's Penn Station plan sparks friction between Regional Plan Association and its soon-to-be chair

politico.com — The Regional Plan Association - one of New York City's more august civic organizations - took issue on Monday with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's ambitions for Penn Station and the James A. Farley Post Office Building across the street. On Tuesday, that organization's incoming chairman took issue with the Regional Plan Association's position.
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Oct 21, 2016

Barry Diller apologizes for suggesting that Robert Durst should have killed his brother, Douglas https://t.co/Xxbrv1v9ji

Oct 21, 2016

RT @jarrettmurphy: Parks Department Creates Wildlife Unit to Help NYers Co-Exist With Animals  http://dnain.fo/2eOBgLT  For more on Wild New…

Oct 21, 2016

Quite a politically obtuse thing to do (or not do) given the scrutiny NJT is under https://t.co/TKONg69emS

Oct 21, 2016

RT @LettersOfNote: Happy birthday Ursula Le Guin, who once turned down an offer to blurb an all-male sci-fi anthology with this letter…

Oct 20, 2016

RT @ditzkoff: Rudy Giuliani’s reaction to “Trump looks at the Statue of Liberty and sees a 4." https://t.co/pzghHLxSzT

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