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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...

M&T Bank gets ready for the next SBA round

Both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives lost little time in the past couple of weeks crafting another coronavirus relief bill, this one...

COVID-19 LATEST: NY, NJ, CT to form testing coalition; 428 dead...

Fast Facts: The governor said he was cautiously optimistic that “we are slowing the infection rate” The governor asked rhetorically, “Who should have warned...

COVID-19: Cuomo says rate of increase in Westchester slows; calls Senate...

Even though Westchester County has 4,691 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as announced this morning by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, Cuomo told an Albany news...

U.S. Senate confirms McMahon as SBA chief

81-19 vote included many Democrats supporting the ex-WWE head.

Silver found guilty of corruption in federal court

After spending more than two days deliberating, a 12-person jury in U.S. District Court in Manhattan found the former Assembly speaker, who served more than 20 years in the role, guilty of seven charges including honest services fraud, extortion and money laundering.

Republicans outtally Democrats in income numbers

Financial disclosure forms show Albany Republicans earned more than their Democratic colleagues in 2012, though a Westchester Democrat had the top-earning household.

Farm bill features big stakes, uncertain future

Regional effort for greater policy influence

Minimum wage deal reached

State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo have reached a tentative agreement that will incrementally increase the minimum wage in New York to $9 an hour by 2016.

NY businesses call for minimum wage increase

Nearly 400 businesses in New York, including Irvington-based Eileen Fisher Inc., support increasing the state minimum wage to $9 an hour.

PACs, special interest groups tighten grip

As political action committees and special interest groups seek to influence election results, analysts warn of the potential consequences.

House passes $9.7B Sandy relief bill

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a bill granting $9.7 billion in aid for devastated victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Banks brace for impact as TAG program ends

The Senate voted to allow the TAG program to lapse at the end of the year, which has been guaranteeing insurance for noninterest-bearing bank accounts over $250,000 since the financial collapse of 2008.

Credit unions could ease lending crunch for small business

A bill pending in Congress would raise the cap on credit union lending to member businesses.

A civility crisis

When we are demanding candidates say something nice about each other, we have a fundamental problem.