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Issues and events that shape Long Island's economic and legislative landscape.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Economic Development Updates

1/07/2015


The New York State Legislature officially began its new session. READ MORE

12/02/2014


The US economy continues to demonstrate moderate growth in the midst of the all-important holiday shopping season. READ MORE

11/20/2014


The Long Island Association Annual Business Fact Book 2014 by LIA Chief Economist Dr. John Rizzo A comprehensive guide to business and public sector activity on Long Island READ MORE

11/01/2014


The US economy continues to grow. Third quarter GDP increased by 3.5 percent, exceeding expectations. READ MORE

10/01/2014


The economy has shown continued signs of strength in the labor market and consumer spending. Jobless claims have remained below 300,000, consistent with a growing labor market. Consumer spending has been robust, with retail sales growing by 0.6 percent in August. READ MORE

8/01/2014


Recent economic news has been encouraging. Second quarter GDP grew by 4 percent, well in excess of expectations. Despite this growth, inflation has ticked up only slightly to 2.1 percent. READ MORE