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

Saturday, March 28, 2015

LIA Economic Reports


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


Long Island's Projected Property Tax Rates Over The Next Decade If The Property Tax Cap Is Not Extende READ MORE


Growth in jobs and wages were the bright spots for the US economy in recent weeks. Labor force participation has also increased, suggesting that discouraged workers view hiring prospects more favorably now. READ MORE


Recent economic news has been mixed. On the downside, retail sales disappointed in December and average hourly earnings fell by 0.2 percent. Orders for durable goods declined sharply in December as well. READ MORE


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


The economy is entering the New Year on a high note. Third-quarter GDP was revised sharply higher to plus 5.0 percent for the strongest rate of growth since the third quarter of 2003. READ MORE