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COVID-19: Cuomo begins planning to restart state economy; Westchester cases hit...

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said this morning that he has brought in people to begin planning to restart the economy once the COVID-19 pandemic...

Lawsuit challenges New York’s tenant protection act changes

It’s not possible to predict when there might be an outcome in a lawsuit challenging New York state’s 2019 Housing Stability and Tenant Protection...

Mayor Spano touts Yonkers Industrial Development Agency, sees development moving inland

“I don’t know how a city can even operate without one,” Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano told the Business Journal about the Yonkers Industrial Development...

Ossining awarded $3.69M from state for village projects

The village of Ossining has been awarded four New York state grants totaling $3.69 million for economic, environmental and capital improvement projects. “These grants will...

State-required minimum wage in Westchester going up

The minimum wage required to be paid under New York state law by businesses in Westchester goes up to $13 per hour as planned...

Peekskill to receive $10M from state for downtown revitalization projects

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8Qq61sS83k The city of Peekskill has been selected to receive $10 million in funds from New York state to be used for various projects designed...

NYMC awarded $450,000 for BioInc and Center for Disaster Medicine expansion

The BioInc space at NYMC’s Valhalla’s campus currently is filled to capacity and the expansion is expected to create room for up to 20 more startup companies.

NY Health Dept. approves WMC Health’s $92.9M project in Kingston

The Health Department approval of HealthAlliance’s certificate of need application was the final administrative milestone for the project.

New York state ranks first in population loss (again)

Newly reported data from the U.S. Census Bureau places New York at the top of the list of just nine states that lost residents between 2017 and 2018.

New York offers $2,000 rebate for electric car purchases

The state will offer up to $2,000 for the purchase of either a new plug-in hybrid electric car, all-electric car or hydrogen fuel cell car.

NYS farm distilleries nearly double in number since 2014

Fifty farm distilleries have opened in the two years since a new state law eased operating restrictions and reduced licensing fees for those businesses.

$5M grant to keep gas pumping during outages

A $5.1 million FEMA grant will help New York state's gas stations remain open during natural disasters and emergencies.

Summit to discuss growth of beverage businesses

The Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. will host a beer, wine and spirits summit Oct. 31.

New York ranked near bottom of business friendly states

CEO Magazine ranked New York state as one of the worst states to do business in.

NY state close to minimum wage hike

Despite opposition from state and local business groups, New York state is close to passing an increase in the minimum wage.