What a difference a day makes, @metronewyork. The trains from Jersey are running, a plan to hike the minimum wage to $15 is all but done, and Uber can keep growing and growing and growing. It is all in today's Metro6!
A wage board appointed by Gov. Cuomo recommended a minimum wage hike to $15 over the next few years for fast food and other workers.
City Hall backed off a tough-talk plan to slow Uber's growth in exchange for data. From the company's app. For a study. This all after a hard-hitting TV ad campaign against Mayor de Blasio that portrayed city taxis as racist and Uber as not. Gov. Cuomo also backed Uber Wednesday. The cap plan is on ice for at least four months.
JERSEY FIRE. TOXIC PLUME.
A toxic plume from Wednesday's massive warehouse fire in Central, New Jersey, floated safely up, and away, federal officials said. Really.
IRAN NUKE RALLY"
Thousands rallied against the Obama administration's historic UN-backed, China-backed, and EU-backed nuclear accord. And the pressure to oppose the deal mounted on Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY). The crowd chanted: "Where's Chuck?"
DEATH PENALTY POSSIBLE IN CHURCH KILLINGS
Dylann Roof, the white man suspected of murdering nine black people during bible study at a South Carolina church was charged on Wednesday with federal hate crimes, adding to multiple state counts that raise the possibility of a death sentence, said U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch.