New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he isn’t trying to shut down Airbnb Inc.’s business with his demand for information about whether the online service’s users violate housing and occupancy tax laws.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s failure to agree to a loan guarantee for World Trade Center site developer Larry Silverstein shows agency leaders are wrestling over its direction as they seek to fix the dysfunction exposed by the George Washington Bridge scandal.
Solar Frontier K.K., a unit of Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K., may build a manufacturing plant for solar panels in New York as part of the state’s efforts to become a leader in clean energy innovation and manufacturing.
Airbnb Inc., an alternative to hotels in thousands of cities, plans to challenge a New York state demand for information into whether the online, home rental service violates housing and occupancy tax laws.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the union representing New York City’s subway and bus workers agreed on a tentative contract that would raise wages by 8 percent over five years without fare increases.
Anthony Sartor resigned after serving 15 years on the board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, becoming the second commissioner to exit as the agency is probed by federal and local prosecutors.