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Battle on Many Fronts to Get NYC Wired
Push to Diversify City Contracting Falls Short of Goals
Minority Contractors Face Hurdles, Flaws in Law
NYC's MWBE Push: Cracking Down, Looking Ahead
MWBE Programs Face Court Scrutiny
How Sweet Was It? Marty Markowitz's Boro Hall Legacy
Upstate Cities See New Growth Amid Fiscal Crisis
Brooklyn's Income Inequality: Global Causes, Local Effects
Bike Plan Aims to Get Bronx Armory on Track
Can Job Training Reduce Unemployment?
In A Bad Economy, Even Opera Vocalists Sing The Blues
For Low-Income Immigrants, Status Complicates Survival
Battling Iran's Government … From New York
Quitting Time: A Factory's Fall, A Neighborhood's Fallout
Diagnosing A Defeat: Why The Sick Leave Bill Failed
Small Businesses On The Edge In Bay Ridge
Election 2010: Polls Closed, Policy Awaits
Medical Mystery: Why A Booming Health Sector Pays Low Wages
Violent Crime Wave: Is It The Heat? Is It A Wave?
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York controls the city's economic policies and bridges the gap between finance and government. The city is considered one of the three command centers for economics since it consists of Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
The Urban Jobs Act would provide $20 million for services to unemployed young people. Amid partisan rancor, will the idea survive Congress? Against record youth unemployment, will it make a difference if it does?
As new research shows alarming decreases in minority household wealth, City Limits' Arturo Conde discusses his reporting on how opera singers, poets and other creative workers have weathered the Great Recession.
Monday, November 03, 2014
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The overall employment picture is improving. But the economy is still plagued by trouble for young workers, a lack of middle-skill jobs and lingering effects from the years of deep unemployment.
'It hurts the young. It helps too little. It boosts unemployment.' There are plenty of myths about the minimum wage. The reality is, more and more workers are working at a pay rate that puts them in poverty.
Optimistic statistics on job growth haven't erased growing worries that a large segment of the American population is going to be cut off from steady employment.
The city's commissioner of small business services says New York's efforts to bolster Business Improvement Districts will help to preserve the mom-and-pop character of neighborhood retail.
Housing Authority's Domain
An Investigation of Private Consultants in the Bloomberg Administration