The state Department of Agriculture has launched a new online store where people can purchase items with the "Connecticut Grown" logo to show their support for the state's agricultural industry.
Stores in New Jersey might have their hours limited during future Thanksgivings.
The New York attorney general is reminding retailers they are obligated under state and federal law not to sell toxic toys.
On a recent Friday afternoon, the line to fill grocery bags at Part of the Solution or POTS in the Bronx was about ten people deep.
Today marks 50 years to the day that the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge opened, linking Staten Island to Brooklyn and the rest of New York City. But many New Yorkers are using this time to look at the future instead of the past—the MTA’s considering various toll raises, making the cost up to $16 in cash to cross. The proposal has local elected officials so mad they’re skipping the event.
Acknowledging that not even he appreciated the depth of problems at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday told reporters "deep-seated" cultural change in city lockups was one of his administration's top priorities.
New Jersey lawmakers are calling for local governments to get a bigger share of funding from the state to address transportation issues in cities and counties.
Assembly Transportation Committee Chairman John Wisniewski says county and local roads account for 50 to 60 percent of vehicle traffic in the state, but municipalities get only 15 percent of the state's $1.6 billion transportation trust fund.