Long Island http://wshu.org en 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 NY's top banking regulator tries new tactic http://wshu.org/post/nys-top-banking-regulator-tries-new-tactic <p></p><p>New York’s top banking regulator says he wants to crackdown on not just companies involved in financial scandals, he wants the punish the workers too. Superintendent of New York’s Department of Financial Services Ben Lawsky was on Long Island Wednesday talking&nbsp;about this and other regulatory changes on the horizon. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:17:30 +0000 Charles Lane 15579 at http://wshu.org NY's top banking regulator tries new tactic NYAG investigating nursing home stripper http://wshu.org/post/nyag-investigating-nursing-home-stripper <p>The New York Attorney General's office is investigating claims that a Long Island nursing home allowed a stripper to perform for residents. The&nbsp;investigation comes after a lawsuit brought by the family of an 85-year-old woman.</p><p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:15:27 +0000 Charles Lane 15490 at http://wshu.org NY reviews PSEG-LI storm plan http://wshu.org/post/ny-reviews-pseg-li-storm-plan <p></p><p>New York’s Department of Public Service held public hearings Thursday on PSEG’s new storm emergency plan for Long Island electric customers. The updated plan is largely the same as LIPA's&nbsp;but with an improvements to customer communication.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:34:00 +0000 Charles Lane 14131 at http://wshu.org NY reviews PSEG-LI storm plan More seals or not, more LIers are seeing them http://wshu.org/post/more-seals-or-not-more-liers-are-seeing-them <p></p><p>Long Islanders are seeing more seals this year. It's tempting to say the reason there have been more sightings is all the cold weather we've been having, but researchers are still scratching their heads about it.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:15:08 +0000 Charles Lane 13697 at http://wshu.org More seals or not, more LIers are seeing them