Melissa Mark-Viverito, a candidate for New York City Public Advocate, speaks at a news conference, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in New York. The former New York City Council Speaker is proposing to legalize marijuana sales and use the tax revenue to help fund the city's aging subway system.
Melissa Mark-Viverito, a candidate for New York City Public Advocate, speaks at a news conference, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in New York. The former New York City Council Speaker is proposing to legalize marijuana sales and use the tax revenue to help fund the city's aging subway system. Mark Lennihan AP Photo
Melissa Mark-Viverito, a candidate for New York City Public Advocate, speaks at a news conference, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in New York. The former New York City Council Speaker is proposing to legalize marijuana sales and use the tax revenue to help fund the city's aging subway system. Mark Lennihan AP Photo