Town Hall - Hempstead, NY - File / Photo: Town of Hempstead

24/7 Businesses Banned Under Hempstead Law

A new law in the Long Island town of Hempstead affects any business owner that plans to open a convenience store or fast food restaurant.


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Bill Would Encourage NJ Businesses To Hire Ex-Cons

By a vote of 7-4, , a state Senate committee approved a bill that would permit counties and towns to set aside a percentage of their public contracts for companies that employ ex-cons.


Empire State Building  (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Website Seeks To Help Attract, Grow Business

The first portal for all statewide economic development programs and the many agencies that businesses must deal with is now open for business.