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Schumer invites GOP support for infrastructure package; spotlights aid for Westchester...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWBqT-voVLc U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told the Business Journal that he'd welcome Republican cooperation in gaining Senate passage of the newly proposed $2...

New round of fed stimulus welcome – but will it be...

First County Bank, which typically approves about $140 million in loans per year, processed 1,144 loans for about $125 million during the first round of the Paycheck Protection Program.

Congress reportedly near $900 billion Covid-19 stimulus bill

Nearly 17 million Covid cases, and about 308,000 related deaths, have been recorded nationwide.

Dems expected to retain state seats; Federal campaigns tougher to call

Former Vice President Joe Biden “is certainly the favorite,” U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Connecticut) told the Business Journal. “I think Joe is going to win, but it could be close – closer probably than the polls are indicating.”

Small businesses ‘real losers’ in Trump’s decision to call off stimulus...

The timing of the Nov. 3 election “isn’t helping things,” says Connecticut Restaurant Association Executive Director Scott Dolch. “Neither side wants to give the other side a win, unfortunately.”

County executives warn MTA may pull out of two counties, decimate...

“Allowing the MTA to wither away will create far reaching economic consequences far greater than we are already experiencing today due to the Covid-19 pandemic," says Westchester County Executive George Latimer.

Metro region business leaders ask Trump for help  

The heads of three regional business groups have asked President Trump to step in and break the Congressional deadlock on new aid for states...

GOP’s ‘skinny’ Covid stimulus package soundly defeated in U.S. Senate

“Let’s not have a skinny bill when we have a massive problem,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) said of the failed $500 billion package.

Unemployment insurance claims up for the first time in 15 weeks

For the first time in 15 weeks, the number of people filing new claims for unemployment insurance went up.

No commitment from Trump to support NY infrastructure projects, Cuomo says

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo did not win commitments from President Trump to support starting long-delayed New York infrastructure projects during their meeting this morning...

Westchester Medical Center in pilot visitor program; County beaches to open

Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla will be among 16 hospitals in New York state participating in a pilot program to allow family members and...

COVID-19 testing goal within reach before May 20; some tweaks to...

Gov. Ned Lamont focused on the continued ramping up of COVID-19 testing at today's briefing, noting that the number of weekly tests has increased from about 18,000 a couple of weeks ago to roughly 29,000 now.

‘Safety first, science-driven’ guidance on reopening CT stores and offices announced

Maximum restaurant and office capacity at 50%; frequent cleaning of all high-touch points; and face masks or cloth face coverings for all employees and customers are among the various guidelines that will be in place when Connecticut begins its soft reopening of businesses on May 20.

Hospitalizations up, but state sticking with May 20 soft reopening

COVID-19 hospitalizations increased for the first time in nearly two weeks, although Gov. Ned Lamont indicated that the state still plans to allow some...

Cuomo questions trade off of economy for human lives; blasts Republican...

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo fired both barrels at the federal government and governors who are in his view reopening their states' economies prematurely. Cuomo...