News http://wshu.org en Fall out for Cuomo over report his aids interfered with ethics probes http://wshu.org/post/fall-out-cuomo-over-report-his-aids-interfered-ethics-probes-0 <p></p><p>One of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’ s political opponents is calling on him to hold an explanatory press conference.&nbsp; Another is demanding that Cuomo resign after an in depth account in the <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/23/nyregion/governor-andrew-cuomo-and-the-short-life-of-the-moreland-commission.html?emc=eta1&amp;_r=0">New York Times</a> that the governor’s top staff repeatedly interfered in an ethics commission investigation.</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:13:47 +0000 Karen DeWitt 21152 at http://wshu.org Fall out for Cuomo over report his aids interfered with ethics probes Federal officials award grants to clean shoreline debris from Superstorm Sandy http://wshu.org/post/federal-officials-award-grants-clean-shoreline-debris-superstorm-sandy <p>Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy, several Northeastern states, including Connecticut and New York, are receiving $4.7 million in federal money to track down and remove debris, including boat remains, docks, and construction material.&nbsp; The grants were awarded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:03:20 +0000 Cooper McKim 21115 at http://wshu.org Federal officials award grants to clean shoreline debris from Superstorm Sandy LI businesses pledge to hire more veterans http://wshu.org/post/li-businesses-pledge-hire-more-veterans <p>More than&nbsp; a dozen Long Island businesses have signed a pledge to hire more veterans.&nbsp; The New York Mets, the utility company National Grid and the medical supply company Henry Schein are some of those business.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:41:55 +0000 Gabrielle Fonrouge 21174 at http://wshu.org LI hedge fund dodged $6B in taxes http://wshu.org/post/li-hedge-fund-dodged-6b-taxes <p></p><p>Federal lawmakers grilled executives from Setauket-based Renaissance Technologies over allegations it evaded some $6 billion in taxes over the last 14 years.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:37:42 +0000 Charles Lane 21088 at http://wshu.org LI hedge fund dodged $6B in taxes Conn 2014 fiscal year surplus revised upward to $121 million http://wshu.org/post/conn-2014-fiscal-year-surplus-revised-upward-121-million <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy announced on Tuesday that the state ended its fiscal year in June with a $121.3 million budget surplus. The surplus is now nearly four times what the Malloy administration had projected just a month ago.</span></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:54:27 +0000 Ebong Udoma 21085 at http://wshu.org Conn 2014 fiscal year surplus revised upward to $121 million