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

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Economic Development Updates


Costs, Benefits and Recommendations READ MORE


Recent economic news has been mixed. Third quarter GDP rose by just 1.5 percent and the manufacturing sector remains weak. But jobless claims came in at a 42 –year low, signaling strength in the labor market. READ MORE


Long Island & New York City, Still Connected READ MORE


The economic news is once again mixed. Residential real estate has shown strength in terms of housing starts and new home sales. READ MORE


Recent economic news is again mixed, but the leading and lagging sectors appear to have switched. The labor market, which had been leading the economy, has performed unevenly. READ MORE


The Long Island Association's Priorities and Initiatives for 2015 include the critical issues, policies and projects we will advocate for on behalf of the Long Island business community this year. READ MORE