Summer Gas Price Spike Could Be Rippling Through The Rest Of The EconomyThe summer spike in gas prices has drivers feeling the pain at the pump, but that financial stress could be rippling through the rest of the economy as well.
Experts: Long Island Needs To Step Up To Keep Its YouthThe birthplace of suburbia needs an upgrade if it hopes to hold on to a strong economy, according to experts meeting in Farmingdale about the future of Long Island.
Connecticut House Approves Minimum Wage HikeThe House voted 89-53, with eight lawmakers not voting, to pass the bill. The vote came nearly a week after the state Senate approved the legislation.
Real Estate Analyst: Next Two Months 'Once In A Generation Opportunity' For NYC AreaWe've heard the overall headline that home sales are the best in seven years. But we wanted to break down the trends for the New York City area.
Immigration And Economy Focus Of Long Island ForumA strong Long Island economy is dependent on a immigrant workforce, according to Joe Gergela of the Long Island Farm Bureau.
Obama On State Of The Union: Economic Revival Is 'Unfinished Task'President Barack Obama said the national union is strong State of the Union Address Tuesday night, but he still has a raft of sticky-wicket problems to deal with at home and abroad.
Rutgers Professor: Sandy Could Have Beneficial Effect On New JerseySuperstorm Sandy could wind up benefiting the New Jersey economy. That's the expert opinion from the Bloustein School of Public Policy and Planning at Rutgers University.
Obama Addresses Debt Limit, Gun Control In Final News Conference Of First TermPresident Barack Obama demanded Monday that Congress raise the federal debt limit quickly and said he will soon ask Congress to enact new gun legislation in the wake of the shootings a month ago in Newtown, Conn.
Cutting Costs On Home Maintenance Now Could Mean Big Spending Down The RoadAs economic uncertainty persists, many people are looking for ways to save money. One of the ways they are doing it is by cutting corners at home, but that decision, according to experts, could be costly.
With No 'Fiscal Cliff' Deal In Sight, Americans Brace For Huge Tax HikesTax doomsday is looming, but it’s still a political standoff in D.C., with one side seemingly waiting for the other to act. While the Senate is already in session, the House will not be back before Sunday.
DiNapoli: Heading Over Fiscal Cliff Would Mean $43B In Tax Hikes For NYersNew York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says that if the federal government goes over the 'fiscal cliff,' it would mean a big hit in the wallet for Empire State residents.
Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment SolutionSpeaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
Opinion: My2KObama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.
Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling InfrastructureMost Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.
Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart WorkersAfter all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.