Customer service representatives in the 311 Call Center will now connect callers directly with the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Many Rochesterians lost their homes during the Great Recession, which was largely caused by the fraudulent and deceptive practices of ...Read More »
The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council will hold two Consolidated Funding Application workshops for potential applicants to learn more about the fourth round of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s initiative to stimulate job creation and economic growth through the Regional ...Read More »
Round IV of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative was officially kicked off by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday with up to $750 million in state economic development resources. The Consolidated Funding Application will open to applicants on Thursday, enabling ...
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WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen noted Thursday that some recent economic data have pointed to weaker-than-expected gains in consumer spending and job growth. She said the Fed will be watching to see whether the slowdown proves only a ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Boosting the federal minimum wage as President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are proposing would increase earnings for more than 16.5 million people by 2016 but also cut employment by roughly 500,000 jobs, Congress’ nonpartisan budget analyst said ...
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