Welcome to the 'anarchist jurisdiction,' MTA pushes the census, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
September 22, 2020 - 10:30AM


New York officials have hit back at the city's designation as an “anarchist jurisdiction" by the Department of Justice in order to block federal support (CNN)

The MTA's digital message boards will encourage New Yorkers to complete the census this month to secure much needed federal funding (press release)

A giant residential building with thousands of plants and emission-reducing features is being proposed for Roosevelt Island (New York Post)

The 50th Street subway station in Manhattan has become Ruth St. in a tribute to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Gothamist)

Metronome’s digital clock in Manhattan has become a climate clock—ticking the time we have left to meaningfully tackle environmental damage (The New York Times)

New York's rat population is getting more audacious (Gothamist)

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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She writes about issues ranging from market analysis and tenants' rights to the intricacies of buying and selling condos and co-ops. As host of the Brick Underground podcast, she has earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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