State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released an analysis of the state budget financial and capital plans early this month, raising concerns about long-term fund balances, increasing debt, the impacts of federal policies — and Gov. Andrew Cuomo's dubious accounting practices.
Boeing said Wednesday that it will provide an "initial investment" of $100 million over several years to help families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max plane that killed 346 people.
Instead of embracing a transparent future, leaders of the 28 EU nations repeated the past as they retreated behind closed doors to divvy up a half-dozen jobs for politicians who will be the public faces of the world's biggest trade bloc.
Shares opened higher in Asia on Thursday, tracking the ascent by major U.S. indexes to record highs.
The rally follows a slight easing of trade tensions between the U.S. and China after they agreed to refrain from new tariffs pending a new round of negotiations. That has relieved some pressure on markets, though the trade war still overshadows the global economic outlook.
Democratic leaders in Albany announced earlier this week that an agreement has been reached on a series of historic changes to state rent regulations meant to strengthen protections for tenants across the state, close key loopholes and address economic inequality.
Over the objections of real estate developers and landlords, both chambers are expected pass the comprehensive package today, Friday, June 14 — just one day before existing rent regulations are set to expire.
U.S. hiring stumbled in May as employers added just 75,000 jobs, a sign that businesses have become more cautious in the face of weaker global growth, widening trade conflicts and perhaps some difficulty finding enough workers.
Legislation to increase oversight of loosely regulated local development corporations that spend billions in public funds throughout the state just passed the Senate for the first time since it was introduced in 2010 — but the Assembly, which has passed the bill every year since, still hasn't moved it out of committee with only ten days left in the session.
New York state rent regulation laws are set to expire in two months and affordable housing advocates are preparing to do battle with the influential real New York estate lobby in an effort to strengthen and expand tenant rights as lawmakers review and consider reforms to the legislation.
In an effort to elicit feedback from tenants, stakeholders and regulatory agencies, the Assembly Housing Committee has scheduled two public hearings early next month.