Economy

New York Families to Get Premium Tax Credits in 2014
A report released Tuesday says that in 2014 approximately 1.5 million New Yorkers will be eligible for premium tax credits that will help them pay for health coverage.
According to the report by Families USA, a national health consumer organization, most of those eligible for the premium tax credits …
Business Owners Seek Compromise on Minimum Wage Increase
Raising the minimum wage, a divisive partisan issue in 2012, now seems ripe for compromise.
Recent comments by some business groups and the leading Republican in the state senate indicate several opportunities to compromise on the $8.75 per hour minimum wage proposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo in this …
Home Prices Increased 7.4 Percent in 2012
Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased by 7.4 percent in November 2012 compared to November 2011, according to CoreLogic, a leading provider of information, analytic and business services released its November report recently.
Cash Report Comes in $163M Under Estimates
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Wednesday the cash report tax collections through November was $39.2 billion, which is $163.4 million below the state’s estimates.
The cash report, which was updated last month, was also $702.4 million below initial estimates in April.