Winning $15 an hour is a big deal: It means no food stamps and being able to support four kids and a wife with cancer, says KFC worker Alvin Major.
Chipotle Mexican Grill said it will offer new benefits including tuition reimbursement. Will other companies follow?
New York's top financial regulator, Benjamin Lawsky, told CNBC that his agency should have focused on individual accountability earlier.
In 12 states and Washington D.C., nail salons are more common than McDonald's locations, the most common of fast food locations.
NY's Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to announce a trade mission to the Caribbean island, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.
Former Shell Oil President John Hofmeister lashes out at Gov. Andrew Cuomo on his decision to ban fracking in New York state.
Much of the snow that fell on Buffalo and other parts of New York could melt next week and cause some flooding, NBC News reports.
The U.S. must continue to be a leader in the fight against Ebola by supporting health workers traveling to—and from—West Africa, Obama says.
CNBC's John Harwood and Tyler Mathisen discuss the embarrassing sales so far for Andrew Cuomo's book.
A strike on New York's Long Island Rail Road has been averted after a tentative agreement was reached, a labor union said on its website.
In 36 states electing governors, it's all about the economy. Governors seeking re-election promised to turn things around. Have they?
New York's highest court will consider allowing local bans on hydraulic fracturing.
President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as "a sacred place of healing and of hope."
Bank of America's ex-CEO Kenneth Lewis has settled a lawsuit accusing him of deceiving investors about one of his biggest acquisitions: Merrill Lynch.
Karen Moreau, NY State Petroleum Council executive director, discusses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's indecisive sentiment on fracking, which could create many job opportunities in the state.
A unique bill signed into law by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo would allow new businesses to locate on or around college campuses in New York tax-free for 10 years.
A tax on wealthy New Yorkers follows efforts in other states to improve shaky balance sheets with revenue from those with top incomes.
New York State's Assembly on Tuesday easily passed the nation's toughest gun control law, calling for a stricter assault weapons ban and provisions to try to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill who make threats.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on Vice President Joe Biden's focus on the problems with gun violence; and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called for tougher gun laws in his state. Karen Finney, The Hill columnist; Guy Benson, Townhall.com; and Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk Show host, share their opinions.
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner made a U-turn on Wednesday to clear the way for approval of $60 billion in Superstorm Sandy relief by mid-January after drawing withering fire from fellow Republicans, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, for canceling an earlier vote.