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New vaccine mandates for cross-border essential workers could impact trade
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WGRZ) — New COVID vaccine mandates are coming soon for some previously excused workers, and that could have an impact for our significant cross border trade with Canada.
First, we’ll offer up some big border numbers, as in billions of dollars. Information from U.S. Rep. Brian Higgin’s office shows the United States and Canada daily exchange $1.6 billion in goods and services. Overall in 2020, that added up to over $614 billion.
For New York State, according to the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, it’s worth $30 billion and over 680,000 jobs in the state connected to that trade.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBFO) — The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is one of several chambers of commerce from across New York State who are, as a coalition calling on Congress to ban assault weapons at the federal level. “We think this is common sense gun reform and a responsible step this country
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WGRZ) — Dottie Gallagher is the President and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership. She led that announcement and endorsed the piece of legislation. Watch the interview here.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Spectrum News 1) — A coalition of business organizations in New York on Monday called for federal action on gun control legislation following a string of mass shootings across the country. The backing of federal legislation from the Business Council of New York State, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership,
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) — Another call for a federal ban on assault weapons. This is coming from the Buffalo Niagara Business Partnership and other chambers of commerce from across the state, including the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, in the wake of the Buffalo mass shooting. Police say an AR-15