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Region grabs winner’s share of state pot

The Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council steered nearly $93 million in state funding awards to the region with its winning 2012 strategic plan for jobs creation.

Insurance claims mount as businesses recoup Sandy losses

The insurance industry is overwhelmed with claims from businesses still recovering after Hurricane Sandy. Many are trying to navigate a system that itself has been negatively impacted by the storm.

Catching up after Sandy, and girding for the next

As Westchester businesses continue their recovery, New York prepares to better handle the next natural disaster.

NY awarded federal grant for Sandy cleanup

New York state has been awarded a $27 million federal grant to assist in Hurricane Sandy cleanup efforts and will mean jobs for unemployed area residents.

Closed businesses could storm insurers with claims

Business interruptions from power outages and other hurricane effects could account for about one-third of total insurance losses in the disaster.

Feds beef up disaster aid

Federal agencies have expanded the scope of funding for governments in the disaster area, including a $27.8 million grant to hire unemployed workers for the recovery.

Westchester expects disaster aid in hurricane’s wake

Businesses across Westchester County are tolling the physical damage and financial costs of office and store closings, lost work hours and darkened trading floors in the wake of Tropical Storm Sandy.

Closings abound in Westchester, NYC as Sandy bears down

As Hurricane Sandy bears down on Westchester, many municipalities are declaring state of emergencies, evacuations or simply closing offices.

Cato Institute: F for Malloy

The Cato Institute flunked Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s tax and spending record in a new report.

AFL-CIO leader for DOL

The governor again appointed a union leader as head of the Connecticut Department of Labor.

Workers’ comp premiums down

Workers’ compensation insurance rates this year will decrease for New York employers for the first time in four years.

National report cites state’s business incentives

Connecticut did not rank among the topmost states in a new U.S. Chamber of Commerce “Enterprising States” report assessing business climates nationally. New York was...

Raymour & Flanigan to expand operations in Rockland County

With state and county incentive packages, the furniture retailer plans to open a regional distribution center in the Village of Montibello.

In New York, a wage hike tug-of-war

Support for increasing New York’s minimum wage has grown among business advocacy groups and business owners and executives statewide in the closing weeks of...

Deficit reduction at any price?

Business casts wary eye at reform