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'War of the states': EV, chip makers lavished with subsidies

Apr. 01, 2023 09:04 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — States are doling out more cash than ever to lure multibillion-dollar microchip, electric vehicle and battery factories, inspiring ever-more competition as they dig deeper into their pockets to attract big employers and capitalize on a wave of huge new projects. ...

Calif., 3 other states join bid to block JetBlue-Spirit deal

Mar. 31, 2023 15:43 PM EDT

California and three other states have joined a federal lawsuit aimed at blocking JetBlue's $3.8 billion purchase of Spirit Airlines, which is scheduled for trial this fall. New Jersey, Maryland and North Carolina also joined in an updated version of the complaint that was filed...

New York court officials say former President Donald Trump will be arraigned Tuesday afternoon at Manhattan courthouse

Mar. 31, 2023 11:51 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — New York court officials say former President Donald Trump will be arraigned Tuesday afternoon at Manhattan courthouse.

San Diego County supervisor to resign after assault lawsuit

Mar. 31, 2023 00:40 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A powerful San Diego County supervisor said he will resign amid accusations that he sexually assaulted a government employee, completing a swift and shocking fall for a decorated Marine combat veteran whose star rose with his Democratic Party’s ascendancy in the nation’s...

What to know about Alvin Bragg, Manhattan district attorney

Mar. 30, 2023 19:24 PM EDT

A New York grand jury that voted to indict former President Donald Trump on charges involving payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign to silence claims of an extramarital sexual encounter has refocused attention on the Manhattan district attorney steering the case. Alvin Bragg's...

New York's budget likely late because of 'big budget issues'

Mar. 30, 2023 17:24 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York legislative leaders said Thursday they expected to miss the deadline for adopting a new state budget as they negotiate with fellow Democrat Gov. Kathy Hochul over her proposals to change bail rules and create new housing. State Senate Majority Leader...

Average Wall Street bonuses dipped 26% to $176,700 last year

Mar. 30, 2023 08:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Average Wall Street bonuses dropped sharply last year to $176,700 amid lagging profits and recession fears, New York state's comptroller reported Thursday. The bonuses for employees in New York City’s securities industry dropped 26% from 2021, when the average was...

Vermont deputy indicted in New York state brawl, shooting

Mar. 29, 2023 20:20 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Vermont lawman who was shot multiple times by police responding to gunfire in the historic center of Saratoga Springs has been indicted on charges including attempted murder and possessing a firearm in a “sensitive location.” Vito Caselnova, a sheriff's...

Ruling allows some pot dispensary licenses in NY to go ahead

Mar. 28, 2023 21:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York officials will be able to issue licenses for recreational marijuana dispensaries in some parts of the state after an appeals court on Tuesday narrowed the scope of a temporary injunction that had halted them because of a legal challenge. The ruling from the...

Push in states for $20 minimum wage as inflation persists

Mar. 28, 2023 07:15 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Just years after labor activists persuaded a handful of states to raise their minimum wage to $15 per hour, workers initially thrilled with the pay bump are finding their hard-won gains erased by inflation. New York City resident Anthony Rivera, 20, who sorts...