Downtown Deals App Unveiled In Effort To Boost Struggling Long Island BusinessesAs reopening continues in New York, more than half of businesses in the suburbs are still struggling. But there are new plans to help Main Streets recover.
Mayor Baraka Outlines 5-Year Plan To Stimulate Newark's Post-Pandemic Economic RecoveryThe latest plan to boost the economy in the city of Newark taps into millions of dollars from President Joe Biden's American Rescue Plan.
Consumer Experts: Fed Up With The Pandemic, Americans Are Launching 'Revenge Spending' KickPent up by COVID-19 lockdowns, a majority of Americans have indicated they will embark on a post-pandemic buying spree.
G-7 Nations Back Global Minimum Corporate Tax Of At Least 15%The Group of Seven wealthy democracies agreed Saturday to support a global minimum corporate tax of at least 15% to deter multinational companies from stashing profits in low-rate countries.
Ride-Share Companies Uber And Lyft Jacking Up Prices In NYC -- And Experts Say It May Get Worse Before It Gets BetterIf you've noticed your Uber or Lyft ride costs more lately, you're not alone. The rideshare companies admit prices have been surging and experts warn this could just be the start.
Connecticut Offering $1,000 To First 10,000 Unemployed People To Find A JobWith 65,000 positions open statewide, business owners say they need the help.
Returnships: Corporate Programs Aimed At People Who Have Been Out Of Work Are Presenting Employment OpportunitiesA years-long gap in a résumé is usually a red flag for potential employers signaling someone who's been out of touch and may have rusty skills.
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.
Meet Rishi Vamdatt, The 11-Year-Old Jersey City Whiz Kid Who Offers Free Financial Advice To Thousands OnlinePeople all over the world looking to learn about stocks, bonds and even how to improve their credit score are turning to a New Jersey sixth grader!
COVID Impact: Marriott Hotel Workers Enlist NYC Councilman To Help Get Their Jobs Back After Pandemic EndsSeveral hundred employees who were let go from a popular hotel in Times Square say they deserve their jobs back when the coronavirus pandemic is over.
COVID Impact: U.S. Added 900,000-Plus Jobs In March, The Third Straight Month Of GrowthIt's back to business for Bar Dough in Hell's Kitchen, where 50% of its employees are now back to work after COVID-19 restrictions forced the restaurant to shut down in January for two months.
Opponents Of Marijuana's Legality In New York Fear Rise In Crime, Driving Under Influence, Decreased Quality Of LifeWednesday marked a historic day across the Empire State. Recreational marijuana is now legal. The legislation has won praise from many supporters, but opponents have voiced several concerns.
President Biden Unveils Massive 'American Jobs Plan,' Which Includes New Rail Tunnel Under Hudson RiverPresident Joe Biden on Wednesday was in Pittsburgh, where he unveiled a $2 trillion infrastructure plan. It includes billions of dollars for roads and bridges.
Expert: Working From Home May Not End When Pandemic Does, Expect Hybrid Models To Be CommonWorking from home has become a way of life for countless people during the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID Impact: NYS Legislature Under Intense Pressure To Not Raise Taxes On Businesses And The WealthyThe lights are on in office buildings all over New York City, but most of the workers have yet to return.