Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Comes back to Pearl River

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office announced last week, that a large biopharmaceutical company will be investing millions of dollars with the aim of creating a manufacturing and development center at Pfizer’s large campus in Pearl River. The company, Protein Sciences Corp. will manufacture Flublok, an influenza vaccine currently under final review by the U.S. Food and […]

Obama and Romney Need to Get Real on Jobs Policy

Non-partisan solutions for America BY DOUGLAS E. SCHOEN It’s a testament to how bad the American employment market has gotten that the most recent jobs report was met with applause. The Labor Department’s July jobs figures showed that employers added 163,000 new workers last month. That exceeds what most forecasters were predicting. But it’s only […]

Business Leader DiTullo Supports United Water’s Desalination Plant

Business Leader DiTullo Supports United Water’s Desalination Plant

Filling the need for more water and new jobs BY MICHAEL DITULLO As the president of the Rockland Economic Development Corporation, I am compelled to respond to the recent news conference staged by a handful of activists who are against United Water’s Haverstraw Water Supply Project. Because of my commitment to help create jobs in […]


Industry profits down by half from prior year but security industry salaries still went up Cash bonuses paid to New York City securities industry employees are forecast to decline by 14 percent to $19.7 billion during this year’s bonus season, according to an estimate released this week by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. “Cash bonuses […]