Our Economy: New York By the Numbers

July 30, 2020

We are living through extraordinary times – as a state, as a City, and as individuals.  A pandemic is raging that has no parallel in the past century.  Read the latest fiscal scorecard for our city and a message from NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer.  


July 28, 2020

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today kicked off the State's Census Push Week urging New Yorkers to fill out the 2020 U.S. Census before the October 31, 2020 deadline and to make sure every New Yorker is counted in the upcoming census.


Stimulus Check 2.0 & Losing Enhanced Unemployment

July 27, 2020

Economist James A. Parrott Explains The Impact Of Losing Enhanced Unemployment just as the extra $600 federal unemployment payments ends this week.  Plus more on the HEALS Act...and our next stimulus check! 

10 Bills to Strengthen Absentee Voting

July 27, 2020

The push is on for 10 bills to strengthen absentee voting ahead of fall Election, read more about bills that would change or codify elements of the now widely-used absentee voting process before the fall general election.


July 24, 2020

The COVID Rent Relief Program will provide eligible households with a one-time rental subsidy that will be sent directly to the household’s landlord. Applicants will not need to repay this assistance.  Find out more.