New York builders want say in how infrastructure funds are…

Posted by May 22, 2023

A prominent building trades organization is launching a council meant to boost advocacy efforts at the state and federal levels in order to have a say in how bi

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Business groups make push against renewed wrongful death bill

Posted by May 15, 2023

A renewed effort to pass an expansion of the state's wrongful death statute is expected to take a step forward on Tuesday when it is considered by the New York

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Having polluters pay for climate impact advances in NY Legislature

Posted by April 18, 2023

A proposal that would enable the state to charge the oil and gas industry to help mitigiate the effects of climate change in New York advanced in the state Sena

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Federal infrastructure cash may have eye on the future

Posted by April 13, 2023

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday touted the millions of dollars being sent to states like New York – including $21 million to make im

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Upstate communities get $270M in federal water infrastructure

Posted by April 5, 2023

New York is receiving $270 million in funding for drinking water infrastructure upgrades, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday. The money

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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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