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Keller touts progress, calls for everyone"s participation, in first State of the City address

Live music, food trucks and a whole heap of New Mexico culture proceeded Albuquerque’ State of the City address at the National Hispanic Cultural Center on Saturday. “This is not like your normal State of the City address, eh?” City Deputy Di.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2019

Keller touts progress, calls for everyone"s participation, in State of the City address

Live music, food trucks and a whole heap of New Mexico culture proceeded Albuquerque’s State of the City address at the National Hispanic Cultural Center on Saturday. “This is not like your normal State of the City address, eh?” City Deputy Di.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2019

Trump Touts U.S. as Net Energy Exporter—But He’s a Bit Early

Trump used his State of the Union address Tuesday night to tout “a revolution in American energy” that has made th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 5th, 2019

Mayor Ginther in State of the City commits to "land trust" to boost affordable housing

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther laid out plans in his State of the City address for building more affordable housing, expanding broadband access and increasing opportunity for local and minority workers in the Mapfre Stadium replacement. "I see an affo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2019

De Blasio for president? He"d better do more on climate change

To the editor:  If Mayor Bill de Blasio were speaking to the nation in his state of the city address, (“”), let him speak to the state of New York City's climate policy. The city needs to be a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 24th, 2019

Maternal mortality review board aimed at clinical, social change

Creating a state maternal mortality review board is part of a broader strategy to address health in New York. The state's executive budget calls for enacting legislation to create the board. New... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 21st, 2019

City businesses eye Capitol gains as legislative session begins

Gov. Andrew plans to roll out marijuana legalization and measures to address climate change in his State of the State address Tuesday afternoon, but New York City’s business interests have goals of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 15th, 2019

De Blasio launches agency to combat "worst landlords"

"Worst landlords" be warned. In his State of the City address today, Mayor Bill de Blasio used the podium to sign an executive order establishing the Mayor's Office to Protect Tenants. In addition... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 11th, 2019

Bright Perspectives: How the state of business in Birmingham is evolving

Birmingham’s economy has seen strong growth recent years, and several companies have expanded in the area. But the city must address several issues to continue to attract additional jobs and economic growth.  These topics were the focus of a recent.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 10th, 2018

Study calls for more support of Washington state"s commercial space industry

Washington state has become “an increasingly important hub for the growing commercial space industry,” a new study by the Puget Sound Regional Council and Berk Consulting reports. Yet state and city policymakers must do more work to nurture and he.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2018

Singapore competition watchdog fines Grab, Uber $9.5 million

Singapore's competition watchdog fined ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber Technologies a total S$13 million ($9.5 million) and announced other measures to address competition concerns arising from the two companies' merger in the city-state......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 24th, 2018

Council speaker calls for city to take over subways if state doesn"t pay up

It's time to bring the subway system back home, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson suggested Friday.During a speech at New York... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 8th, 2018

Trump calls off Pompeo"s North Korea trip citing lack of progress on denuclearization

President Donald Trump said Friday he asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to cancel a planned trip next week to North Korea, citing what he said was a lack of "sufficient progress with respect to t.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 24th, 2018

JinkoSolar makes progress on Cecil Commerce manufacturing site

Earlier this year, JinkoSolar received two state and city incentives packages totaling $57.2 million......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2018

Mayor Hancock sends message to business owners, developers in State of City address

As Hancock acknowledged, the economic state of the city is much different now than when he was elected in 2011......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

North Korea Calls U.S. Stance in Latest Talks "Regrettable"

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ended a second day of nuclear talks with North Korean officials saying progress had been made, but Pyongyang later called the U.S. attitude in the talks ‘regrettable.’.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 7th, 2018

Business group gets creative in public-investment wish list

The construction industry wants to get cultured. That's the thrust of a new report from the New York Building Congress, which calls for the city and state to put more funds and energy into its... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 18th, 2018

"Hi, It"s Amazon Calling. Here"s What We Don"t Like in Your City."

Amazon held postmortem phone calls with almost all of the cities it rejected for its second headquarters shortlist, to explain why they didn’t make the cut. Now, some are trying to address those weak spots......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 2nd, 2018

"Hi, It"s Amazon Calling. Here"s What We Don"t Like in Your City"

Amazon held postmortem phone calls with almost all of the cities it rejected for its second headquarters shortlist, to explain why they didn’t make the cut. Now, some are trying to address those weak spots......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 2nd, 2018

China-U.S. trade talks "making a final sprint": state media

Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi Jinping said a week of discussions had produced "step-by-step" progress......»»

Category: topSource: reuters10 hr. 34 min. ago

Uniland making plans to construct new downtown post office

Uniland Development Co. is seeking a variance from the City of Buffalo to build a replacement United State Postal Service facility on Washington Street......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals20 hr. 34 min. ago