Emily Belz

Emily reports for WORLD Magazine from New York City. Follow Emily on Twitter @emlybelz.

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Disrupted drivers

New York | A controversial new law in New York caps the number of Uber drivers
by Emily Belz
Posted 8/14/18, 05:04 pm

A New York moment: 

The other night I had a late dinner with friends, and the subway was down due to construction (as it often is these days), so I took a Lyft ride back to my apartment. As I talked with the driver, a father and husband whose family lives in a one-bedroom apartment in New Jersey, he urged me to be in touch with the New York City Council to oppose proposed regulations on Lyft. 

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Big, bad apple

Race Issues | A white supremacist recruitment campaign in upstate New York brings a reminder of New York’s often unacknowledged past
by Emily Belz
Posted 8/08/18, 07:45 am

A New York moment:

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Your local charity, the state government

New York | New York governor offers ‘protection’ from new federal tax law through donations to state government
by Emily Belz
Posted 8/02/18, 09:06 am

A New York moment:

A lot of attention up here in the Northeast has focused on the (likely frivolous) lawsuit that New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Maryland recently filed against the new federal tax law. Although the federal tax reform passed last year reduces New York’s federal tax burden overall, it sets a $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions.

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