NYC Lawmakers Strong-Arm Businesses Into Unionizing


Businesses in large cities across the country can escape onerous new regulations if they unionize thanks to carve-outs crafted by labor unions.

The New York City Council passed a bill Wednesday requiring car wash owners to purchase a $150,000 surety bond to operate in city limits. The massive hike could dramatically drive up prices and even force some businesses to close up shop.

‘Frugal’ Clinton Campaign Pays Hillary’s Rent


It’s hard out there for an ambitious wealth-seeker who, because she values power slightly more than money, has decided to temporarily forgo a lucrative public speaking career in order to run for president (again). Still, there’s no reason why Hillary Clinton, whose campaign says it wants to raise $2.5 billion, shouldn’t be able to direct some of those rich donor dollars her way?

5 Fun (and Cheap) Senior Activities in Brooklyn for Hillary Clinton and John Podesta

John Podesta, 66, and Hillary Clinton, 67, share a laugh. (AP)

Washington Post report on the frugal nature of the Hillary Clinton campaign notes that, in addition to Hillary, campaign manager John Podesta is the only staffer eligible for senior citizens discounts on Amtrak trains. Both will likely be spending a fair amount of time on the road in the coming months, but if they’re ever back at campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, here are five senior discounts in the area Clinton and Podesta can take advantage of: