Ritchie Torres

Cashless Store
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Rich Lamb
January 23, 2020 - 11:42 am
All New York City food and retail establishments will soon have to accept cash.
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Ritchie Torres
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Rich Lamb
November 13, 2019 - 3:25 pm
A councilman from the Bronx introduced a bill aimed at helping to city improve its emergency response.
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Election Day New York City
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Rich Lamb
October 25, 2019 - 5:35 pm
A city councilman from the Bronx is excited for early voting to begin in New York State, but admits he has some worries.
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Ritchie Torres
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Rich Lamb
October 15, 2019 - 2:11 pm
As President Donald Trump continues to rage against whistleblowers in Washington, D.C., a politician in the Bronx is looking to strengthen protections for them in New York City.
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Jared Kushner
Sipa USA
March 20, 2019 - 10:18 am
A New York City councilman investigating the Kushner family real estate company says it is putting tenants in danger by allowing several of its building to avoid safety inspections.
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Ruben Diaz Sr.
City Council/John McCarten
February 11, 2019 - 1:35 pm
City Councilmember Ritchie Torres said Monday that fellow councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. “should be ashamed of himself” after the Bronx lawmaker refused to apologize for his homophonic comments.
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Dreamstime
December 13, 2018 - 2:42 pm
A City Council member has written a bill to establish a permanent office to protect New York City from hackers.
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Paying with credit card
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November 29, 2018 - 11:21 am
Ritchie Torres, who represents parts of the Bronx, wants to force restaurants and other retailers to accept cash alongside credit and electronic payments.
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Nurses press conference
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October 16, 2018 - 10:56 am
Overworked and overwhelmed nurses are demanding hospital leadership do something about overcrowding in the Motefiore emergency room and quick with peak flu season around the corner.
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Lesandro Guzman-Feliz
NYPD
October 01, 2018 - 2:41 pm
A city councilman says the family of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz is going through more heartbreak, as at least one scam artist is trying to defraud the family.
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