NEW YORK CITY — Democratic Gov.-elect Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday the state cannot continue to employ people at prisons or other public facilities if their jobs are no longer neededRead More »
The most obvious news of the day: New York state taxes are awful. This time, though, it’s official. The Tax Foundation, a self-proclaimed nonpartisan tax research group based in Washington, D.C., recently ranked the Empire State dead last in its annual Tax Climate Index.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Industry regulators have fined Goldman Sachs $650,000 for failing to disclose that two of its brokers, including the executive accused of leading the mortgage securities deal that brought civil fraud charges against the firm, were under investigation by the government.Read More »
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The economy generated a net gain in jobs for the first time in five months in October, as businesses stepped up their painfully slow pace of hiring. But the unemployment rate, measured by a separate survey of households ...Read More »
ALBANY — New York's hard times just got harder. The administration of Gov. David Paterson on Thursday said closing the latest deficit may require cuts of perhaps 1 percent in every area including a midyear cut in school aid.Read More »