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New York will receive $1,524,621 from Google and $56,767 from iHeartMedia.
“So much of what most people do on a daily basis is predictable, scripted, measured and analytical,” said Tom Pesce, a corporate, motivational entertainer and Ridgefield resident. “What I show them is an antidote to that. It’s an antidote to the ordinary.”
New York will receive more than $20 million and Connecticut will receive roughly $6.5 million.
The program equips people with skills for in-demand jobs within three to six months – with no degree or experience required – at a time when employers in information technology-related sectors have reported a skills gap in the U.S. workforce.
William Tong said the lawsuit seeks "free and fair access to the digital marketplace."
Since 2009, the tech giant has awarded over $7 million in grants to nonprofits and other organizations in the state.
The tech giant said that 169,600 New York businesses, publishers and nonprofits used Google products, generating $70.04 billion in economic activity, in 2020.
“The first and most important reason for expanding to Connecticut was DEEP (the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection) increasing the incentives for heat pump installations,” Michael Sachse, president of the New York company, said. “That really changed the economics for us, and we think for consumers in the state as well.”
Tong sought assurance the new apps will be affiliated with a public health authority.
Google's action comes in the aftermath of a federal lawsuit aimed at Facebook's advertising policies.
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Involved in bringing about the HomeGoods sale was New York City-based real estate investment brokerage firm B+E. It has developed a transactional platform on the internet specializing in the sale of net lease commercial properties occupied by a single tenant and 1031 exchanges.
New York Attorney General Letitia James also launched a separate antitrust probe of Facebook.