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Republican presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a campaign stop at the Beacon Drive-In Jan. 8, 2012 in Spartanburg, S.C. (Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Chooses Not To Take Texas Gov. Perry’s Bait On Job Outlook

Governor Rick Perry is in New York to lure corporations to the “Lone Star State,” and decided to invite Gov. Andrew Cuomo to defend what he calls our unfriendly business climate.

04/22/2014

New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio speak at a news conference near the United Nations headquarters denouncing Iran's diplomacy offensive on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Mayoral Hopefuls Make Appeal To Voters With Election Day Fast Approaching

Ahead of the vote, Democrat Bill de Blasio and Republican Joe Lhota each sat down for one-on-one interviews with WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb to discuss the key issues impacting voters this election season.

11/01/2013

A woman looks for work at a job fair - Queens, NY - Jul 20, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Unemployment Rates Spike Across Tri-State Area

Despite an aggressive campaign of job creation, a new report shows that New York City’s unemployment rate has risen to 10 percent– the same rate seen during the height of the recession in September 2009.

07/20/2012

Gov. Dan Malloy speaks at the State Capitol - Hartford, CT (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Credits Lawmakers For Helping Economy

Malloy praised Connecticut lawmakers early Thursday for stepping up and working to help him address the state’s budget crisis. He also warned there is more work to be done, calling for a special session.

06/09/2011

NJ Assembly To Vote On Job Training Bill

Jobless New Jersey residents may soon be able to receive training from potential employers without jeopardizing their unemployment benefits.

01/02/2011

Mayor Bloomberg (File Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mayor: Fed, State Leaders Lag On Creating Jobs

In a campaign-style speech in Brooklyn on Wednesday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said, “when it comes to creating jobs the government hasn’t gotten the job done.”

12/08/2010

Conn. Sec. Of The State Candidates Push Job Growth

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In Connecticut, the secretary of the state’s office is not typically known for job creation. But the major party candidates vying to become the state’s next chief elections official have spent […]

10/23/2010