Business http://wshu.org en Big-time home sales stoking real estate market http://wshu.org/post/big-time-home-sales-stoking-real-estate-market <p></p><p>The housing market is trying to regain its footing, yet sales have slipped in much of the country. One exception is in Connecticut, where sales – especially of expensive homes – are doing well. We look at one history-making sale in Greenwich, Connecticut that's setting the tone for springtime homesellers.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:43:25 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 16322 at http://wshu.org More jobs in Conn. & Long Island in March http://wshu.org/post/more-jobs-conn-long-island-march <p>March labor numbers for Connecticut and Long Island were released Thursday. Connecticut’s labor report shows the state added 4,900&nbsp; jobs in March, helping to restore some of the jobs lost in a sudden dive in January. On Long Island, employers added over 14,000 private sector jobs in March compared to a year ago.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:46:24 +0000 Craig LeMoult 15980 at http://wshu.org Small businesses want insurance law changed http://wshu.org/post/small-businesses-want-insurance-law-changed <p></p><p>A group of small businesses on Long Island is urging lawmakers to change a state law that forbids trade associations from joining together to buy group health plans. Business owners complain they are paying about 30% more for health insurance than larger businesses.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:51:28 +0000 Charles Lane 15680 at http://wshu.org Small businesses want insurance law changed Metro-North's Giulietti faces commuters in Stamford http://wshu.org/post/metro-norths-giulietti-faces-commuters-stamford <p>The new president of Metro-North, Joseph Giulietti, faced criticism yesterday from commuters. It&nbsp;was the third of six planned meet and greets designed to improve communication with the public.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:58:50 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 15642 at http://wshu.org Metro-North's Giulietti faces commuters in Stamford Cuomo showcases NY beer, wine, spirits & cider industries http://wshu.org/post/cuomo-showcases-ny-beer-wine-spirits-cider-industries <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo hosted a second beer, wine, spirits and now cider summit Tuesday to showcase one of the state’s few growth industries<strong>. </strong>Cuomo says the industry has created a few thousand new jobs in the state.</p><p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:12:32 +0000 Karen DeWitt 15456 at http://wshu.org