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De Blasio administration slams Cuomo plan to wring MTA money from city

The de Blasio administration Tuesday ripped into Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to fund the Metropolitan Transportation Authority by laying hands on city tax revenues. The governor's executive budget... To view the full story, click the title link.

NYC sues top opioid manufacturers and distributors for more than $500 million

The de Blasio administration, which recently announced it would sue fossil-fuel companies for causing global warming, said Tuesday it will bring a similar action against the painkiller industry in... To view the full story, click the title link.

City seeks to build new life-sciences campus

The city announced Tuesday that it wants to build a new life-sciences campus and solicited developers, academic institutions and biotech companies to respond with proposals. The city offered three... To view the full story, click the title link.

Construction worker plunges to his death on Flatiron District project

A 33-year-old construction worker was found dead around 9 a.m. today after falling from the ninth floor of a hotel project in the Flatiron District, according to the NYPD. He was working to install... To view the full story, click the title link.

JPMorgan Chase gives big raise to lowest-paid employees

JPMorgan Chase, the city’s largest private employer, said today it will raise wages for tellers and other low-paid employees by an average of 10%. About 1,600 bank tellers and customer-service... To view the full story, click the title link.

JPMorgan raising wages, hiring, expanding

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is boosting wages, opening new branches and hiring thousands of workers, citing improved economic performance and sweeping changes to the U.S. tax code. The U.S. recently... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York makes Amazon's HQ2 wish list. Now what?

New York City’s chances of landing Amazon’s second headquarters depend on which of the company’s priorities—cost, economic impact, mass transit, diversity and available... To view the full story, click the title link.

On the future of music publishing

Beginning in the 1970s, Martin Bandier helped turn a relatively quiet part of the music industry into a modern business that attracts private-equity investors seeking steady returns. After founding... To view the full story, click the title link.

Our strategy to get Albany's OK on congestion pricing: whatever it takes

One of the unfortunate things about congestion pricing is that it will never quite reach its potential. No matter how perfectly it could be designed with the aid of computer modeling, behavioral... To view the full story, click the title link.

Working the waterfront

When engineering firm AECOM proposed last year to redevelop Red Hook into a neighborhood of high-rises connected to Manhattan by a new subway line, John Quadrozzi Jr. noticed a glaring omission: his... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York paid to keep Statue of Liberty open—and bought Cuomo great press

The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island aren't just a beacon to immigrants—Gov. Andrew Cuomo got a chance to stand in their spotlight when the federal government ground to a halt last... To view the full story, click the title link.

Former KPMG executives charged with fraud and conspiracy

Four years ago, accounting giant KPMG was being held to account by its regulator and not enjoying the experience very much. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board determined that KMPG was too... To view the full story, click the title link.

Famed Lower East Side cinema shutters to make way for boutique office building

Sunshine Cinema, a Lower East Side movie theater that for years screened art-house, foreign and obscure films, closed on Sunday, according to The New York Times. The building on East Houston Street,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Rushed auction offers potential bargain for East Village properties

To stave off foreclosure, the owner of two East Village buildings is selling them at an open auction—which is unusual in the world of high-priced Manhattan commercial properties. Uriel... To view the full story, click the title link...

Essex Crossing comes on line

Paul Stallings bought his first four buildings on the Lower East Side—each with 24 apartments—for a total of $250,000. The year was 1980, and the deal was sealed with $40,000 in cash and... To view the full story, click the title li...

Democratic machine pulled in real estate cash while deciding council speakership

Real estate firms pumped money into the Queens County Democratic machine in the run-up to the organization's pick of the new City Council speaker. Recent disclosures with the state Board of... To view the full story, click the title link.

Senate advances bill to reopen government

It looks like the government shutdown will end soon. The Senate has advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through Feb. 8 after Democrats relented and lifted their blockade against the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Shutdown continues as Democrats demand firmer immigration pledge

Senate Democrats cast doubt Monday on hopes for a quick resolution to the government shutdown as they demanded a more binding promise from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on an immigration deal he... To view the full story, click the title link.

U.S. government shutdown prompts state to step in

A U.S. government shutdown that has forced scores of federal agencies and outposts to close their doors has prompted the New York state government to step in and pay to open the Statue of Liberty and... To view the full story, click the title link.

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