Standing at the center of a packed gymnasium at at Central Connecticut State University, Obama said raising hourly wages to $10.10 would pull millions of Americans out of poverty.
The deal to turn the old Domino Sugar plant on Williamsburg’s waterfront into gleaming apartment towers, offices and open space is moving ahead.
The Michelin-starred Thomas Keller establishment got 42 violation points when it was inspected Feb. 19, city health department records showed. Infractions included failure to hold hot food at 140 degrees and a lack of a hand-washing facility near the food preparation area.
Dove had planned to post billboards in New Jersey starting in July telling residents to embrace being called “The Armpit of America.”
RadioShack said it plans to close up to 1,100 stores in the U.S. and reported a wider quarterly loss after a disappointing holiday season.
For more than 10 years, the legislature has used the fuel tax and other revenue to help plug gaps in the state’s budget.
President Obama has already ordered the $10.10 an hour minimum for certain federal projects. The proposed rate translates to a little more than $21,000 annually.
Gary Melius had accused his partner at Interceptor Ignition Interlocks of mismanagement and financial improprieties. Just days before the shooting, Melius had reportedly planned to name new directors at that company.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed at a record high on Thursday, and has turned positive for the year 2014 so far.
Jersey Central Power & Light, New Jersey’s second-largest utility company, has been given tentative permission to raise customers’ bills to pay the costs it incurred to restore power following the storms in 2011 and 2012.
Surveillance video shows a black sedan followed by a Jeep Cherokee pulling into a valet area outside of the Huntington estate on Monday afternoon.
The bitter winter has caused major traffic jams around the ports of New Jersey — with truckers stuck in line for hours to pick up cargo, and the consequences being seen at major retailers.
The TRIP report said fuel is needlessly wasted when drivers sit in traffic. Experts said not enough has been invested into roadways.
The new bill has the support of Mayor Bill de Blasio. It will give the right to have paid sick days to 355,000 workers.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo sweetened the deal with $4 million in state tax credits — the largest film or television project commitment in New York history.
Employees and supporters demonstrate outside of a Wendy’s fast-food restaurant to demand higher pay and the right to form a union.
Now that’s rich! While some may still be pinching pennies here are some people where the words “economic crisis” don’t seem to apply. These are the 10 richest people in the world, according to Forbes.