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City Hall Bureau Chief for @nytimes. Texan. Married to @gerryfsmith. emma.fitzsimmons@nytimes.com

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Interesting news: An MTA contractor (and Cuomo donor) is charged with giving an MTA employee $70,000 in kickbacks.… https://t.co/Vu1Uevj8jB @NewsyNick @chrispalmeri And for the spouses of media reporters who are still confused @gerryfsmith @emmagf @Lin_Manuel Jay Z on ... the J/Z
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1/17
2020
If you liked my story on toasted bagels, please eat your spinach too and read this story on the city budget. The m… https://t.co/OqONW95l8rMayor Bill de Blasio on the $500 million taxi bailout that @brianmrosenthal reported on: "It's the best idea I've… https://t.co/2yCKIw76JhAt my first city budget presentation, and worlds are colliding. Mayor Bill de Blasio says the MTA keeps demanding m… https://t.co/XeGzaa28T2 @emmagf @Lin_Manuel JLo on the 6! also Cardi B, de Niro, Leguizamo?
Retweeted by Emma G. Fitzsimmons.@Lin_Manuel on the A train. https://t.co/8wgk2VsRRwAre they from Bagel Hole? https://t.co/soiZGRlFISWatch @brianmrosenthal and @emmagf investigate the NYC taxi industry on #TheWeeklyNYT. https://t.co/tdukIM5W3V https://t.co/TbvLQCLmRx
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsMayor Bill de Blasio waded in to the debate over who makes New York's best bagel. What could go wrong? https://t.co/jzj1ROusg4
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsNEW: NY taxi drivers trapped in exploitative loans could receive a bailout of as much as $500 million under a propo… https://t.co/xG5Dtmu1mu
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsHere’s our 🔥 take on 🥯 gate https://t.co/1Gqz6fvgus
1/16
2020
"We bake all day long. A lot of bagel shops bake once in the morning and fill up their baskets and it sits there al… https://t.co/qTgM2QtLMqHis favorite bagel? "Plain with cream cheese. My wife says everything with butter and lox."I just talked to Philip Romanzi, the owner of Bagel Hole who is out of the country and hadn't heard about… https://t.co/o6BJ52Eb4I @NRussDaughters @FilmmakerJulie Niki: Trying to reach you from The New York Times. Could you email me at emma.fitzs… https://t.co/ApgRB5V6dj“Our best year in the digital era.” — A.G. Sulzberger, @nytimes publisher. "Our journalism is thriving, remaining… https://t.co/jhTskzopyI
Retweeted by Emma G. Fitzsimmons.@StephenAtHome asks @MikeBloomberg what he thinks of his successor's oversight of the subway. Bloomberg says he ma… https://t.co/JmSjf8teR5
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsShould it be free to ride the city bus? Mayors are saying yes. @EllenBarryNYT explains from Lawrence, Mass., where… https://t.co/GWdGvf4Bjh
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsThere are no “Great Reads” without Great Editors like @monicadavey1 https://t.co/WsWcOYNKvH
1/15
2020
Big @nytimes announcement: • NYT just passed goal of $800 million annual digital revenue, ahead of schedule • Added… https://t.co/VmBHzBF7PS
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1/14
2020
The MTA is in a “state of emergency,” riders say the subway is still infuriatingly slow and now I’m the lucky… https://t.co/koDVazJJvB
Retweeted by Emma G. Fitzsimmons @JessGrose I got carded at a bar over the holidays (my husband didn’t) and it was one of the best days of 2019. I t… https://t.co/wmkTULIB2y‼️Another essential read from ⁦@DanaGoldstein⁩ about how classrooms are political. Her exhaustive analysis found th… https://t.co/mEyj4HPyrX
Retweeted by Emma G. Fitzsimmons"For the past five months, my small cubicle has been clogged with an unusual sight in a newsroom: 43 middle school… https://t.co/exkhWnWBMo
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsLearn more about Christina from the @cliffordlevy and @drtimes announcement here: https://t.co/HksW2sSmcZExciting news from @NYTMetro: The transit beat is one of the best gigs at The New York Times, and my talented colle… https://t.co/3dRN71gDutMy A train is super crowded, painfully slow and going local with no explanation. I’m going to be late to a meeting.… https://t.co/yTScR0RBWW
1/13
2020
“The books have the same publisher. They credit the same authors. But they are customized for students in different… https://t.co/Mdooqo1huZ
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1/12
2020
“I just rented a baby,” the candidate reported, gripping the child from the midsection with both hands and spinning… https://t.co/Td5pKTZYaF
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsIn the era of streaming wars, Friends fans don’t want to go five months without Ross and Rachel, @gerryfsmith repor… https://t.co/YlpUJcy757
1/10
2020
I went to middle school with Harris Wittels, a comedian who died in 2015. His story helped me understand the opioid… https://t.co/EjB5ZZEJF9Today the MTA pulled ~300 new subways cars from the A/C/J/Z tracks. The (rather alarming) reason? Their doors co… https://t.co/nCDG0rvshm
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1/9
2020
Fun story by @gerryfsmith on the streaming battle for niche audiences like fans of British TV. “It’s comfort telev… https://t.co/zh2T67lBrs“Straighten your back up, puff your chest up and hold firm on bail." Battle lines being drawn between left and ce… https://t.co/RSsBB0pMpX
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1/8
2020
NEW: The big plans for Penn Station continue. Today Cuomo announced his proposal to level a city block south of Pe… https://t.co/CPaWL22XSO
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1/7
2020
“Not since Robert Moses” has New York been building bigger and faster than right now, ⁦@NYGovCuomo⁩ says in speech… https://t.co/rwQ4OoqGv6
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsNEW: @NYGovCuomo set to announce expansion of Penn Station, with 8 new tracks south of the existing facility. Speec… https://t.co/ox40WCYksQ
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1/6
2020
#HarveyWeinstein Heads to Trial in a Case Seen as Larger Than One Man. NEW by @mega2e + @jodikantor + me: https://t.co/ou0UC5q6nh
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1/5
2020
I’ve read over 200 prospective Modern Love Essays and one thing that is clear is this: Beautiful, brilliant, intere… https://t.co/yZrlyaOOEb
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1/4
2020
Police Commissioner Shea says there's no specific credible threats against New York City at this time, but there wi… https://t.co/HzINZdged0Mayor Bill de Blasio is holding a somber news conference to warn New Yorkers about safety risks after President Tru… https://t.co/oTAIYCMUOTTraffic deaths in New York City rose last year. And for cyclists, the death toll was the highest in two decades.… https://t.co/OCqLYNJEeg
Retweeted by Emma G. Fitzsimmons @gerryfsmith I may or may not have told him that's what you do at work.When I leave for work, my toddler has started saying: “Daddy is going to get the coffee and the money.” Which is ac… https://t.co/v3M8aFCfgw
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsIt is a subconscious decision that New Yorkers face every day: entering a subway train and making a split-second ju… https://t.co/UL616JgvkZ
Retweeted by Emma G. Fitzsimmons @patkiernan 3 or 5. Get away from the door!I’m not backing down from #4 in the face of peer pressure! https://t.co/rTI7RoLHIHCc tall guy @nkulishMayor Bill de Blasio speaks on the Great Subway Seat Debate: “1-3-2,” @NYCMayor says. “4 and 5 don’t exist when yo… https://t.co/wodXDQObEP
1/3
2020
Which subway seat is best? Your answer is obviously wrong. https://t.co/gwZGaQY3u8 Fun riff by @emmagf, who is movi… https://t.co/3ZEWwthUkE
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsYou can leave the subway beat, but the subway beat never leaves you. https://t.co/O1ASLnWfAe @MikeDrucker Hi, hoping to use your response in a round up of Subway Seat tweets. Could you email me at emma.fitzsi… https://t.co/MQGszh0Uoe @bessbell @gplatinum_ Hi, hoping to use your response in a round up of Subway Seat tweets. Could you email me at em… https://t.co/DNee4akfGhI always stand. https://t.co/1QDM7KcST2 https://t.co/kmc6F7IOIl
Retweeted by Emma G. Fitzsimmons*New* Andy Byford weighs in on The Great Subway Seat Debate: “I don’t usually use seats when I ride because they ar… https://t.co/7kVNu774aUI wrote about a relatively small union for hotel workers, HTC, and its head, Peter Ward, who wields enormous power… https://t.co/YYUmi1e0JQ
Retweeted by Emma G. Fitzsimmons @MastersJR @emmagf @ABarnardNYT @NYTParenting I can tell you that the vast majority of our pitches are from women,… https://t.co/9l7bZeHavI
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsI love this New Yorker piece on the highs and lows of raising a toddler so much. We need more writing on parenting… https://t.co/CGFBmHGlha @gplatinum_ I'm trying to reach you from The New York Times. Could you email me at emma.fitzsimmons@nytimes.com? Thanks!The cyclists who died last year included a 10-year-old boy killed in Brooklyn and a beloved pediatrician on the Upp… https://t.co/1axUlgthu7 @LillyRockwell I cried like four times. And we already know everything that happens!
1/2
2020
#4 and #1 obviously. I like my personal space, and these spots give you the best possibility of not getting elbowe… https://t.co/7GEnaQysQ228 cyclists were killed on New York City streets last year — the most in two decades. What happened to Mayor Bill d… https://t.co/zAa2cvj5wK
Retweeted by Emma G. Fitzsimmons*NEW* Traffic deaths rose in New York City in 2019 after they'd been declining under Mayor Bill de Blasio. 219 peo… https://t.co/1CGCtPjtq0Here's the story behind the MTA calling Andy Byford "Train Daddy," which really made me chuckle. Someone made stick… https://t.co/vmmxlsPMgtAnd in true MTA fashion, we learned months later that they rushed to get the job done (under pressure from Gov. Cuo… https://t.co/CFFyiVTrcMPhil Corbett said I could have a glass of bubbly *after* I was done working for the night.My husband and I were talking about our favorite New Year’s Eves, and this one was pretty epic. We toasted the open… https://t.co/rFyIjB9fGe @GuthrieGF You’re already the best uncle! @JessGrose Pro tip: volunteer to work on New Year’s Day so you can escape/eat a salad alone at your desk.
1/1
2019
There have been many recent explainers about NY state's hugely consequential new bail law but this one, w/… https://t.co/7v8SoDPY3a
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12/31
2019
One perk of being home for the holidays — besides the 75-degree weather: Reading star @HoustonChron reporter… https://t.co/q0JpSDJN7sCuomo, citing safety, vetoes bill that would have legalized e-scooters and e-bikes in New York. Advocates for food… https://t.co/hwt1jJQVmV
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12/27
2019
*Big scooter news in New York* Gov. Cuomo vetoed a bill passed by state lawmakers to legalize electric scooters. H… https://t.co/fAgZJ6G5cr
12/26
2019
Read the final piece in @brianmrosenthal’s excellent taxi investigation about Richard Chow, who has become one of t… https://t.co/y5g3HNMLNp @GJordanDetamore It’s coming soon!
12/25
2019
NEW: From the streets of Burma to the New York City taxi industry, they were inseparable. Then one of them disappea… https://t.co/e4iAYBpCny
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsTech companies are starting to pay for news, but local papers are being left out, @gerryfsmith reports. “Most news… https://t.co/WoBJ091kDk
12/23
2019
I’ve got nothing but respect for Pat Foye, who is a great public servant. But I am literally riding the subway righ… https://t.co/MscSaHANj3
Retweeted by Emma G. Fitzsimmons @emmagf It’s really unacceptable. The contrast between weekday and weekend service on @MTA is stark.
Retweeted by Emma G. Fitzsimmons @andyjayhawk What would Marie Kondo do?Weekend subway service in New York City: the next train is 17 minutes away. My son, speaking for us all, is shrieking “A train” impatiently.It’s been a rough year for newspaper layoffs, including at my OG newsroom home, @dallasnews What stories aren’t b… https://t.co/c6R5de2gta
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsWe are Rebecca Corbett’s reporters and our loyalty is for life https://t.co/gndmmbbHI1
Retweeted by Emma G. Fitzsimmons“I felt like I wasn’t being a great mom or partner or resident,” one surgeon said. “Something had to give. I though… https://t.co/ZfqHgS62N7
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsNew York’s Subways Need Better Service, Not More Police https://t.co/y8UApK2TvF
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12/21
2019
Four pedestrians have been killed in New York City in 24 hours, and a beloved pediatrician was killed when he was h… https://t.co/Qs5aOmbsamThe hardest test yet for NY’s ascendant progressive activists may come not from lobbyists or Gov. Cuomo, but from a… https://t.co/uVnRRz0Lvj
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsThe @NYSThruway Authority on Thursday proposed its first toll increase in 10 years, including for the new Mario M.… https://t.co/3RgZgpg4Te
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12/20
2019
Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman came out of nowhere to become the fixers of the president's Ukrainian pressure campaign.… https://t.co/A1rhGBrskb
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsWelcome to Metro, @liamstack! https://t.co/G3LzTATHVw @JessGrose @lydiakiesling Met my husband at 23. This line made me tear up: https://t.co/lvTwyC6FNC
12/19
2019
This is a big deal: the de Blasio administration interfered with its own education department's review of whether s… https://t.co/wdywMKQ9DT
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsThe BEST #transit press corps in the country! Thanks for smart, sharp reporting that has helped change the @MTA nar… https://t.co/Ec6I1csnys
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsA read for your morning commute New Yorkers: Today the MTA will green light a controversial plan to add 500 more co… https://t.co/Dp8MeDwQU6
Retweeted by Emma G. FitzsimmonsIn all the misery around opioids, a different lethal threat has quietly crept up. Deaths associated with meth are o… https://t.co/TukCuHrzHZ
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12/18
2019
I asked Mayor de Blasio about the @AOC letter against Cuomo’s plan to add 500 cops on the subway. He says the MTA’… https://t.co/IPTizKpnPSMayor Bill de Blasio confirms that he hadn’t talked to Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, in a month. The mayor… https://t.co/oymgemoY19
12/17
2019

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