Learn about how regulations affect businesses from multinational corporations to hot dog carts, and follow the shifts in New York’s economy as the face of traditional retail changes.
Reacting to months of opposition and protests, Amazon has decided against siting a major corporate headquarters in Queens. Read More.
Critics have objected to the use of subsidies to lure Amazon to New York City; the giant Internet retailer recently announced that it would locate a major corporate office in Long Island City, Queens. Read More.
The city council heard testimony this week about a long-debated proposal to regulate commercial rental negotiations. Read More.
Building public infrastructure in New York City is extraordinarily expensive, mostly because of extravagant union contracts and the maintenance of prevailing-wage laws. Read More.
Ten years ago, things looked bleak in New York City after the implosion of the financial industry, followed by the arrest of Bernard Madoff for massive fraud. Read More.
New York State has an unhappy history of spending money on economic-development programs that don’t deliver on their promises. Amazon can afford to build its own facility. Read More.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports higher minimum wages and should listen to what business people like her former boss are saying: minimum-wage regulation is a job killer. Read More.
City council progressives continue to burden private enterprise with the costs of implementing their social agenda, demonstrating again their ignorance of how businesses operate. Read More.
Running a small business is hard enough but New York City plans to implement new mandates in 2018 that will burden small businesses, in particular. Read More.
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