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Hillary Clinton kicks off 2016 presidential campaign online

Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, making a much-awaited announcement she will again seek the White House with a promise to serve as the "champion" of everyday... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York attorney general questions work practices of 13 retailers

New York's attorney general has launched an inquiry into 13 retailers, questioning whether they require workers remain on-call for short-notice shifts and pay for less than four hours when employees... To view the full story, click the title link.

The $1B-plus startup IPO coming this week that's not Etsy

The long, cold winter has ended,and the thaw is extending to the IPO market. Etsy, Brooklyn's sentimental favorite,is making headlines with a public offering this week that could raise as much as... To view the full story, click the title link.

Things just got worse for this social-services nonprofit

Federation Employment and Guidance Services seemingly hit bottom when it filed for bankruptcy last month, awash in red ink. But now FEGS workers are jumping ship, pushing the once-mighty... To view the full story, click the title li...

For the first time in years, wage hikes in NYC are big enough to make a difference

Jay Ball is a professional hacker. For more than 10 years, his job has been to break into the computer networks of large banks, then tell them he did it and how they can fix the problem. Thanks to... To view the full story, click the title link.

Developers see opportunity at site of seven-alarm fire in Williamsburg

When a seven-alarm fire ripped through a records-storage warehouse on the Williamsburg waterfront in late January, most New Yorkers saw a conflagration that spewed charred medical reports, court... To view the full story, click the title link.

Is that on-demand worker actually your employee?

John McLaughlin depended heavily on freelance customer-service representatives and other help he found on oDesk while growing his mobile-app firm, UniquePhones, in SoHo. But when he decided to offer... To view the full story, click the title link.

Andrew Cuomo's Start-Up NY is a nonstarter

Greg David's April 9 blog post reports that Gov. Andrew Cuomo's heavily promoted Start-Up NY program created 76 jobs last year. I looked at Start-Up NY, which offers manufacturing businesses a break... To view the full story, click the title link.

State pols kick many cans down the road

Some years, the powers that be in Albany make decisions on most of the controversial issues they confront in the state budget, which is due April 1. The rest of the legislative session is a... To view the full story, click the title link.

Historic change at General Electric reveals shift in power on Wall Street

General Electric bid farewell on Friday to its adventure in financial services. It announced it would sell the bulk of GE Capital—some half-billion dollars in commercial and consumer loans,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Morning 10: Hillary Clinton announcement | $100M energy upgrade | Cooper Union president

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her presidential candidacy as early as this weekend. More than $100 million will be spent to reduce pollution and conserve energy at hundreds of city-run,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Hillary meets Clinton Street: Does the road to the White House start in downtown Brooklyn?

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her bid for the big swivel chair in the Oval Office this weekend, but it looks as though she has already aced her first campaign victory. Earlier this month,... To view the full story, click the title link.

A tale of two unions

April marked the official start of an ambitious $6.4 billion reform of New York state's Medicaid program. The goal is to improve care for 5.3 million New Yorkers by overhauling the health care... To view the full story, click the title link.

News Corp., 21st Century Fox may move to World Trade Center

News Corp. and 21st Century Fox Inc. may build a joint headquarters in a new 88-story skyscraper at the World Trade Center, the New York Times reported, citing real estate and government officials it... To view the full story, click the title link.

Alicia Glen hints at plan to preserve a 'funky' New York

Alicia Glen, the city's deputy mayor for housing and economic development, doesn't want to give up the funk. In a radio interview Friday, Ms. Glen said she supports the idea of protecting "funky"... To view the full story, click the title link.

Vornado's upgrade of Penn Station area begins with new tech tenant

Online marketing company Yodle is ditching a cool Manhattan neighborhood—and home to other tech firms—for one that is not quite as hip. The move is seen as a win for Vornado Realty Trust,... To view the full story, click the title l...

For bankrupt social-services nonprofit, things just got worse

Federation Employment and Guidance Services seemingly hit bottom when it filed for bankruptcy last month, awash in red ink. But now FEGS workers are jumping ship, pushing the social-services agency,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein could get a $7M bonus

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. awarded Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein a $7 million bonus to be paid out in eight years if the firm meets certain targets, on top of $24 million in other... To view the full story, click the title l...

Council's landmark transparency bill a blast from the past

Landmark experts were befuddled by a new bill proposed by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and a trio of City Council members Wednesday, especially a provision that requires the disclosure of... To view the full story, click the title link.

NYC's public libraries lag other cities' in operating hours

A new report says New York City public libraries' operating hours fall far behind others in the state and in some other major cities. The Wall Street Journal says the public-policy think-tank Center... To view the full story, click the title link.

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