Skip to content

In the News

WNY business leaders lay out concerns to candidates for governor

Blog Categories

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WGRZ) — The Buffalo Niagara Partnership, the region's chamber of commerce, is making sure the concerns of Western New York's businesses are heard ahead of election day.

On Friday, Gov. Kathy Hochul joined a room full of executives and other business leaders to answer questions about everything from unemployment insurance to Brownfield tax credits.

The Partnership held an identical event with Congressman Lee Zeldin on Oct. 6.

"I think it's super important that the candidates hear directly from businesses," said BNP President and CEO Dottie Gallagher.

Read more here.

Related Posts

Buffalo Niagara Partnership Announces 2022 ATHENA Award® Individual Finalists

By growthzone | March 25, 2022

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is pleased to announce the individual finalists for the 2022 ATHENA Awards®. The awards recognize contributions made by women leaders that show professional excellence and advance the status of women throughout the Buffalo Niagara region.

Buffalo Niagara Partnership Announces 2022 ATHENA Organizational Award® Finalists 

By growthzone | March 21, 2022

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is pleased to announced the Organizational Award Finalists for the 31st Annual ATHENA Awards.

The Editorial Board: ‘Benefits Cliff Calculator’ takes a step toward managing an economic hazard

By growthzone | March 10, 2022

BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — In facing, head on, the “benefits cliff,” the Buffalo Niagara Partnership is making an important effort to help underemployed individuals who may risk losing benefits by accepting overtime or a promotion, while also assisting business owners overcome staffing problems. The benefits cliff is a

Partnership expands outreach through minority business program

By growthzone | March 7, 2022

BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — The Buffalo Niagara Partnership wants to help minority-owned businesses grow, and create a pathway for them to become Partnership board members. Those goals are the driving forces behind the Partnership’s new Minority Business Initiative, which has kicked off with five participating companies. “I hope