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Big box retailers and advocates for the poor are teaming up for their “biggest fight ever.” It’s against congressional Republicans who want to change the corporate tax code, in particular, taxes on imports and exports.

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A survey of Long Island business owners and executives finds that most are cautiously optimistic about the Island’s economy in the new year.

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On the campaign trail, President-elect Donald Trump promised to run government like a business and slash "excessive regulations." Yet, he also promised to resurrect one of the biggest bank regulations in modern history: The Glass-Steagall Act of 1933.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has signed a bill to keep the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in the state until 2032. The bill gives the maker of the Black Hawk helicopter $220 million in state incentives and in return, the company has pledged to build a new line of helicopters for the U.S. military at its Stratford plant.  

Nassau Financial Board: County Must Cut Deficit

Oct 17, 2016

The Nassau Interim Finance Authority, or NIFA, says Nassau needs to cut its projected 2017 budget deficit from $100 million to $60 million or it will impose its own cuts.

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