Economic Development

What is “I &#9829 NY” worth to New York?

For the first time, New York State is asking the public to submit proposed new versions of the iconic “I ♥ NY” logo, as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s new tourism initiative. The logo — originally created by designer Milton Glaser on a commission from the state — helped create one of the nation’s best-known […]

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What impact have ‘responsible banking’ laws had elsewhere?

Today, the City Council is expected to pass the Responsible Banking Act, which would require banks to report to a new board within the New York City Department of Finance about how they are meeting the credit needs of the city’s lower-income neighborhoods. The city would then be required to consider the information when deciding […]

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