COVID Restrictions: New York City Restaurants Can Increase Capacity, New Jersey Raises Gathering LimitsIt's the next step as businesses prepare for May 19, when New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will lift most capacity restrictions altogether.
COVID Progress: NYS Legislature Considering Bill Allowing Pharmacies To Administer All Vaccines Recommended By CDCState lawmakers want pharmacies to play an even bigger role in vaccine distribution, long after the coronavirus pandemic is over.
'There Is An Overreach': Some Business Owners Oppose Newly Signed NY HERO Act Mandating COVID Safety StandardsLawmakers say they plan to introduce amendments, including giving employers 30 days to fix any issues that arise.
Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment In Your Future?With the latest round of stimulus checks already distributed to most eligible Americans, many wonder if additional aid is coming.
Child Tax Credit: Parents Will Soon Get A Monthly Check, But For How Much?Raising a child is very expensive, but the expanded Child Tax Credit is about to give parents some more money to help.
Road To Reopening: Goldman Sachs Employees Expected To Return To Lower Manhattan Offices In JuneIn a memo to the staff, the CEO says the firm will be one of the first major banks on Wall Street to bring back a large number of workers.
Road To Reopening: Discover Long Island Using Art To Help Draw People Back To Local BusinessesLong Island officials are encouraging residents and tourists to visit businesses and sites to help boost the local economy.
American Families Plan: What's In It, And How Could It Put Money In Your Pocket?This sweeping piece of legislation can be loosely divided into childcare, education and paid family leave, but it also includes tax cuts and support for nutrition.
Road To Reopening: Gov. Cuomo Says Days Of No More Capacity Restrictions For Businesses Are Fast ApproachingWednesday, May 19. That's the day Gov. Andrew Cuomo says capacity restrictions for most types of businesses will be lifted in the state.
Mayor De Blasio Hopes To Have New York City 'Fully Reopen' Starting July 1As CBS2's Andrea Grymes reported, it is important to note this is the mayor's goal, and not 100% set in stone.
New York City Council Passes Bill Mandating IRAs For Small Business WorkersEmployees will be automatically enrolled with 5% of their wages going into their retirement fund. They can adjust the amount or opt-out. Gig workers are allowed to opt-in, too.
New Jersey Brothers Louis And Aiden Ardine Set To Begin Walk Across America To Raise Money For Restaurant WorkersThe brothers estimate the trek will take five months and they will be camping out or relying on the kindness of strangers along the way.
Stimulus Check Update: Can You Expect A Plus-Up Payment?Many Americans have already received an extra stimulus check, with more going out each week.
COVID Progress: New York Restaurants Can Now Serve Just Alcoholic Drinks, No More Food Order RequirementSome executive orders that have been in place since the peak of the coronavirus pandemic are being repealed by the state. That includes the midnight curfews.
COVID Progress: With Memorial Day Approaching, Long Island Lawmakers Say It's Time For Beach Capacity To Be IncreasedLong Island political leaders are calling on state officials to allow their beaches to open at normal 100% capacity.