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New York investigating pharma price hikes up to 1,350%+ during Covid

New York state is investigating six pharmaceutical companies for raising prices during the Covid-19 pandemic, in one case by more than 1,350%. The newly formed...

NY likely to get first Covid-19 vaccines Dec. 15

New York state expects to receive its first batch of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine on Dec. 15 if approval for its use is granted...

Claims for unemployment benefits tick up

he Wall Street Journal suggested that the increase indicated that new challenges for the U.S. economy lie ahead.

Hudson Valley leads nation in new mortgage fraud risk data

New York State ranked first for mortgage fraud risk in CoreLogic's new data analysis.

Gov. Cuomo reopens movie theaters outside NYC

Theaters will be able to operate at a 25% capacity.

Labor Department girding for more unemployment applications while still clearing backlog

With two senior Trump administration officials admitting on Sunday TV talk shows that the unemployment situation could reach levels seen during the Great Depression...

New record for unemployment claims – more than 26.5 million in...

Another new unemployment record has been set with new unemployment insurance claims filed nationwide during the past five weeks of the COVID-019 pandemic soaring...

No more golfing in NY; Westchester courses shut down

Westchester County's golf courses, which had been kept open on the theory that social distancing could readily be observed by golfers, will be closed...

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.