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It seems all professionals once had a mentor that gave a piece of advice that stuck with them. A quote or phrase that they find ringing true throughout their career. And I am no different. The only difference: there may not be a diplomatic way to share this advice with you.
With the Presidential election behind us and President-elect Trump organizing his cabinet, the Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition came together to strategically reexamine and further develop its priorities. As a founding member of the Coalition, the Partnership joins nearly 40 chambers of commerce from Great Lakes states, to support economic development in the Great Lakes region. Each year, we advocate for policy initiatives that will ensure the competitiveness of the 12 states and 2 provinces that make up the group.
Just before Thanksgiving, a U.S. District Judge agreed with 21 states and a coalition of business groups and blocked the Obama administration’s new overtime rule. The judge determined the rule is unlawful and granted a motion for a preliminary nationwide injunction, suspending the implementation date indefinitely.
Buffalo’s renaissance is here and real. The opportunity for us to thrive as a region of tomorrow depends upon our ability to create equity.
The Can/Am Border Trade Alliance took its message and muscle to Washington, DC last month for its 23rd annual conference.