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Federal Reserve chairman warns of possible long recession

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warns that the COVID-19 pandemic could result in a long-term recession and urges additional action by Congress and the White House to prevent it.

M&T Bank gets ready for the next SBA round

Both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives lost little time in the past couple of weeks crafting another coronavirus relief bill, this one...

Vote-by-mail with absentee ballots to be allowed for NY primary in...

New York state voters will have an expanded option to use an absentee ballot to vote in the June 23 primary instead of having...

COVID-19 LATEST: Cuomo decries federal shortchanging; employers to provide masks for...

Fast Facts: The governor will be signing two executive orders today. One will direct employers to provide essential workers with cloth or surgical face...

COVID-19 UPDATE: NY develops test that might expedite return to ‘normal’

Fast Facts: The governor reaffirmed today that social distancing is working, “we just have to stay with it” The governor said the state needs...

COVID-19: 5,944 cases in Westchester; Cuomo finds federal aid package ‘irresponsible...

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today called the $2 trillion aid package that was approved by the U.S. Senate and is expected to be approved...

‘Financial calamity’: Metro-North ridership plummets 90%; MTA asks feds for $4...

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which operates Metro-North Railroad, the Long Island Rail Road and the New York City buses and subways is looking...

U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey to retire; won’t seek re-election

Democratic Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey of Harrison who is in her 16th term announced Oct. 10 that she will not seek re-election in 2020....

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes calls for Trump impeachment inquiry

In December 2016, Himes called on the Electoral College to void Trump's victory and prevent him from becoming president.

U.S. Sen. Murphy reintroduces HALOS Act for investors in startups

"We should be doing everything we can to support small businesses and entrepreneurs," Murphy said.

U.S. Sen. Blumenthal proposes federal initiative on curbing youth e-cigarette usage

The Connecticut Democrat accused e-cigarette makers of "hooking yet another generation on deadly products."

Report cites U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes’ $115K+ student loan debt burden

Hayes said that "my salary as a teacher would not yield an equal return on my investment."

Himes: ‘Don’t get too carried away’ on Trump-Deutsche Bank probe

Himes said Americans "will bridle at investigations that seem overtly political."

Hayes vs. Santos: The fight for the 5th Congressional District

Award-winning teacher Jahana Hayes and former Meriden Mayor Manny Santos are seeking to fill the 5th Congressional District seat vacated by Rep. Elizabeth Esty.

Rep. Elizabeth Esty: GOP tax plan will hurt Connecticut residents

The Connecticut Democrat warned that the GOP tax plan would "eliminate your ability to deduct state income taxes and cap your property tax deduction."
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