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Analysis claims NY, CT rank low in return on investment for...

New York state taxpayers are not receiving a good return on their investment in the state and Connecticut taxpayers are faring only slightly better, according...

NY economy shrinks 8.2%, CT contracts by 4.6% in first quarter

Connecticut recorded the lowest year-over-year decline among the New England states.

NY and CT among top states with greatest pandemic-induced job losses

Michigan saw the greatest year-over-year proportional decline in workers on payroll and Utah had the lowest.

New unemployment claims slightly down

The U.S. Department of Labor reported this morning that for the week ending June 20, new claims for unemployment benefits dropped by 60,000 from...

Hotel industry forecasts $16.8B loss in state and local tax revenues...

New York and Connecticut’s hotel industry is projected to lose $1.3 billion and $287.1 million, respectively.

New unemployment insurance claims rise by 1.5M again

There were 1,508,000 new claims made for unemployment insurance during the week ending June 13, according to statistics released this morning by the U.S. Department...

42.6 million unemployment insurance claims since outbreak hit

What in normal times would be a disastrous report on new unemployment insurance claims actually is an improvement compared with recent weeks as the...

Job loss claims top 40.7M in 10 weeks; Hudson Valley unemployment...

The number of workers in the U.S. filing unemployment insurance claims in the last 10 weeks as the COVID-19 outbreak took its economic toll...

Unemployment grows to 39 million as billionaires’ net worth increases $434B

While the U.S. Department of Labor was today reporting 2,438,000 new unemployment insurance claims during the week ending May 16, bringing the nine-week total...

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...

Gov. Cuomo says another region of NY is ready to reopen

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that a fifth region of the state, the Central Region has met the criteria for reopening after the...

Unemployment claims up in both NY and CT

In the seven weeks ended May 2, more than 33 million people filed claims for unemployment benefits, reflecting the economic slowdown attributable to the...

War of the Words: Trump rips Cuomo, Cuomo fires back over...

Fast Facts: Gov. Cuomo fires back at the president after Trump trolls Cuomo’s news conference telling him to stop talking and get back to...

NY State Attorney General James extends debt collection relief

People and businesses named in more than 165,000 debt collection matters that were being pursued by the New York State Office of the Attorney...

National unemployment hits record; NY claims up 14.9%

Initial seasonally adjusted claims for unemployment insurance increased last week to the highest level since the U.S. Department of Labor started tracking the numbers.