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• What’s $100 worth? According to the Tax Foundation it’s worth $86.51 in New York City.
• A new audit of the MTA between 2015 and 2017 shows, surprise surprise, the MTA has not properly maintained the system. 76% of inspections are not completed on time and thousands of inspections never happened at all.
• The Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade has risen from the dead like a Central Park zombie raccoon! The parade will be hosted by ESPN’s Katie Nolan and held on October 28.
• The voter turnout for last month’s Democratic primary was considered high, despite a 26.58% turnout. See what the turnout was like in your district in this interactive map.
• Over the next three years, 3.5 miles of skyscrapers will be built in NYC.
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