July 16, 1991 |
A proposed low-cost auto insurance policy for individuals earning less than $20,000 a year or families of four less than $25,000, would cost policyholders $300 annually, an actuary for Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi has estimated. Such a policy would require a $40 subsidy from each higher-income driver in the state, according to actuary Don Bashline's estimate. A bill to create such a policy, sponsored by state Sen.
June 13, 1986 |
The owner of a chain of clothing stores has set up a $20,000-a-year trust fund for a fashion model whose face was slashed in a razor attack last week, the New York Post said today. Milton Petrie, owner of the Petrie Stores, said he decided to help Marla Hanson, 24, after reading reports that she was slashed by two men allegedly hired by her former landlord. "I was very moved when I learned about her plight," the 83-year-old executive said.
January 30, 2002 |
Teaching assistants at New York University unionized, establishing NYU as the first private university in the United States to enter into a collective bargaining agreement with its graduate students. The NYU administration struck a deal with the United Auto Workers Local 2110 that will raise the minimum stipend for graduate students who work as teaching assistants an average of 20 hours a week. As many as 1,300 students are covered by the agreement.
June 13, 1991
The cost of checking into one of the city's seven motels would go up under a motel and hotel occupancy tax increase tentatively approved by the City Council Tuesday. The transient occupancy tax would increase from 8% to 10% if it receives final council approval. The 2% is expected to generate an additional $20,000 a year for the city. On a $35 single motel room, the tax is now $2.80. It would go to $3.50 under the proposed increase.
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October 9, 2007 |
Ask Fiona Whitney what private school directors think of her books that help angst-ridden parents choose the right campus, and she doesn't hesitate: "I think they love me," she says. "I haven't heard one negative thing -- and I'm really surprised." Whitney is the author behind the self-published Whitney Guides, which review Los Angeles' top private schools, blending facts and figures with amusingly opinionated descriptions.