Business impact of minimum wage hike in New York debated

Posted by March 17, 2023

The Siena College Research Insititute last week released its annual survey of upstate business leaders in New York.  The findings showed CEOs surveyed hold a b

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New York launches water infrastructure program for rural areas

Posted by February 22, 2023

New York state officials will help connect small, rural communities facing challenges with water infrastructure needs with experts to assist them under a progra

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New York lawmakers weigh how to make companies pay for…

Posted by February 16, 2023

New York lawmakers are proposing ways of getting companies responsible for pollution and climate change to pay up. The proposals range from efforts to have oil

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New York infrastructure advocates: Is this the moon?

Posted by February 14, 2023

A coalition of labor organizations and business groups this week is launching a month-long digital ad campaign to highlight an effort to add more than $1 billio

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New York got infrastructure money, then inflation happened

Posted by January 21, 2023

New York has spent billions of dollars on road and bridge projects in recent years. But just like everything else, inflation is taking its bite.  Local governm

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Business coalition seeks to strengthen New York horse racing industry

Posted by November 17, 2022

An effort to strengthen New York's $3 billion horse racing industry is moving forward on Thursday with a coalition of business groups, trade organizations and l

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Water infrastructure aid coming to New York

Posted by November 3, 2022

Money from the federal infrastructure law approved earlier this year is beginning to flow into New York for water improvement projects in the state.  The first

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Hochul takes on potholes, infrastructure amid race for governor

Posted by October 21, 2022

As the campaign for governor enters its final weeks focused on crime and abortion rights, Gov. Kathy Hochul’s official schedule has been a lot more nuts-and-b

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New York moves to shore up energy infrastructure

Posted by October 20, 2022

Two separate infrastructure announcements in vastly different regions of the state on Thursday are meant to help New York make its broader transition to more re

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New York wants to fund climate technology for businesses

Posted by October 10, 2022

New York state is making $8.5 million available to support companies that specialize in technologies meant to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and reduce the eff

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