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15 of Fairfield County’s wealthiest on Forbes’ 2019 Billionaires list

Ray Dalio, with a net worth of $18.4 billion, was Connecticut's highest-ranking billionaire on this year's list.

Cuomo calls for ban, even Dunkirk-style citizen fleet, against offshore drilling

The bill, titled Save Our Waters, is the most significant action the Democratic governor has taken in opposition to a plan from President Donald Trump to open up nearly all U.S. coastal waters to oil drilling. 

Greenwich’s Hope Hicks reportedly named White House communications director

Unlike the front-and-center Anthony Scaramucci, who lasted for a volatile 10 days on the job, Hope Hicks has mostly been a behind-the-scenes presence at the White House.

Sen. Chris Murphy to Dems: Less Putin, more economic talk

The senator tells Democrats: Spend less time focused on a possible Donald Trump-Russian connection and a lot more time focused on the economy.

New York bucks Trump on Paris Climate Agreement

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the state's attorney general and the mayors of several of its largest cities have promised to uphold the emission reduction goals of the climate accords.

NY, CT join California, Washington in alliance to uphold Paris Climate...

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo called Trump's decision reckless, with "devastating repercussions not only for the United States, but for our planet."

Westchester business leaders size up Trump tax proposal

Businesses will like the lower tax rate, but residents could be hurt by the elimination of state and local tax deductions.

Researchers alarmed by proposed NIH funding cuts in Trump budget

A proposed cut of nearly $6 billion to the National Institutes of Health in President Donald Trump's budget outline could have serious consequences for scientific research in the country, according to researchers in Westchester.

Westchester hospital executives alarmed by possible Obamacare repeal without replacement

The Affordable Care Act may not be perfect, but health care providers are increasingly worried over the effects its repeal could have, especially if the 2010 law is not immediately replaced.

WSHU unperturbed over Trump plans for public broadcasting

Fairfield-based public radio station gets five percent of its funding from Washington.

Cuomo requires NY insurers to cover contraception, with or without Obamacare

New York will strengthen regulations that require commercial insurers to cover access to contraception and medically necessary abortions, even if Obamacare were to be...

Small business lending could get boost from Trump-era deregulation

Will campaign pledges of financial services deregulation translate into more loans for smaller businesses?