Tag: Ramos, Jessica (1985- )

Electric Scooters Are Coming to New York, but You Can’t Rent One in Manhattan

New York State is on the verge of embracing electric scooters and bicycles in a victory for tech leaders and delivery workers who have fought for months to make the speedy devices legal. State lawmakers reached a deal this week on electric scooters and delivery bikes. There is just one catch — scooter rental companies […]

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Could Prostitution Be the Next Vice to Be Decriminalized?

ALBANY — Marijuana has gone mainstream, casino gambling is everywhere and sports wagering is spreading. Could prostitution be next? Lawmakers across the country are beginning to reconsider how to handle prostitution, as calls for decriminalization are slowly gaining momentum. Decriminalization bills have been introduced in Maine and Massachusetts; a similar bill is expected to be […]

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Electric Scooters Are Sweeping the Country. New York Says Not So Fast.

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] When Helmis Ortega visited Atlanta not long ago, he toured the city on an electric scooter. Once back in New York City, he was struck by the scooter-free streets. “It blew my mind,” said Mr. Ortega, a paralegal who […]

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