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Evan Vucci / AP

Across the country, small bankers are calling a compromise in the U.S. Senate a “game changer” that will boost the economy, not just in big cities, but in smaller communities often ignored by the “Too Big To Fail” banks. But watchdogs and academics say the bill rolls back major parts of the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill.

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A New York fiscal reserach organization says all eight of Long Island’s Industrial Development Agencies should merge into one.

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Wall Street profits are up by one-third over the same period last year, says the New York State comptroller. Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says the gain of $12.3 billion is good news for New Yorkers with retirement accounts invested in the market, as well as the state’s pension fund.

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The utility company National Grid wants to develop local science and engineering talent for the Long Island workforce. As part of Careers in Energy Week, Long Island high school students learned about electrical and mechanical engineering careers, watched live demonstrations and attended a career fair.

Long Island Enters Race For Amazon HQ2

Sep 29, 2017
Reed Saxon / AP

Nassau and Suffolk County officials came together on Thursday to pitch three sites on Long Island as a potential site for Amazon’s second headquarters. They join a long lists of suitors, including Connecticut.

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