State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says a record amount of unclaimed funds, totaling $347 million, were paid out to individuals and organizations in the state’s last fiscal year. This new record surpasses the previous year by $33 million.
Currently, there is $12.5 billion in lost or forgotten money that is still waiting to be claimed.
As college students across the country receive their diplomas, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is introducing new legislation that allows students to refinance their college loans at lower interest rate.
A report released Tuesday says that in 2014 approximately 1.5 million New Yorkers will be eligible for premium tax credits that will help them pay for health coverage.
According to the report by Families USA, a national health consumer organization, most of those eligible for the premium tax credits will be in working families and have incomes between, $47,100 and $94,200 for a family of four.
NBT Bankcorp and Alliance Financial Corporation have announced that both companies have received approval from stockholders to complete their merger during special meetings last week.
The merger will provide NBT Bank with an additional $1...
Raising the minimum wage, a divisive partisan issue in 2012, now seems ripe for compromise.
Recent comments by some business groups and the leading Republican in the state senate indicate several opportunities to compromise on the $8.75 per hour minimum wage proposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo in this year's state budget.
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Wednesday the cash report tax collections through November was $39.2 billion, which is $163.4 million below the state’s estimates.
The cash report, which was updated last month, was also $702.4 million below initial estimates in April.