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NYC To Raise Wages For Thousands At Bottom Of The Pay Scale

Reuters | Posted 11.29.2014 | Politics

Sept 29 (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to expand the city's living wage measure to include thousands of additional workers, as well...

How to Make N.Y.C. Economic Development More Effective

Carol Kellermann | Posted 03.29.2014 | New York
Carol Kellermann

The beneficiaries of city capital dollars should be neighborhoods, not individual firms.

Matt Sledge

Staten Island Ferris Wheel Project In Hurricane Evacuation Zone Goes Ahead Despite Sandy Damage

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.13.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- If Staten Islanders reeling from Hurricane Sandy have any objections to the city's plan to build an outlet mall and the world's largest Fe...

Making the City Stronger

New York City Council Progressive Caucus | Posted 08.01.2012 | New York
New York City Council Progressive Caucus

As the New York City Council grapples with a budget that proposes cuts to child care, senior services and homeless shelters, to name a few, the handouts to corporations and big banks with little accountability or transparency are appalling.

Got An Idea For A NYC App? There's A Contest For That

Posted 08.28.2011 | New York

New York City's BigApps competition officially invited the public last week to submit 140 character ideas for new software applications in an effort t...

Time to Scale Up, NYC!

Eric Hippeau | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Eric Hippeau

By providing seasoned mentors to growing companies and start-ups, the NYC Economic Development Corporation Venture Fellows program gives innovative entrepreneurs a pivotal leg up.

Tell Me What I Want to Hear: Bloomberg's Living Wage Study

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

Three top city officials, each rumored to have their eye on a mayoral run in 2013, directly challenged Mayor Bloomberg on Monday over a living wage bill in the City Council.

A New Dawn in Sunset Park?

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

A building up for sale could spark a rebirth of Sunset Park's rich industrial legacy.