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While Some Businesses Are Staying Afloat, Others Are Still Trying To Get Back on Their Feet After the Pandemic
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) —
How does Buffalo compare to other cities when it comes to recovering from the impact of the pandemic?
"Buffalo Business First" calculated the city's downtown recovery as part of its "downtown vitality index."
It takes into account six different factors, including people moving into or out of the area, transit ridership, office space, and hotel occupancy.
Another Voice: Proposed recycling reform would harm manufacturers
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — New York lawmakers are rightfully looking to address the problem of plastic waste. One of Albany’s proposed solutions is an extended producer responsibility (EPR) bill called the Packaging Reduction and Recycling Infrastructure Act (S.4246/A.5322).
Note to Albany: Pushing workers over ‘benefits cliff’ makes no sense
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — If the moral imperative of making work pay doesn’t prompt compensation adequate for a decent life – and clearly it often doesn’t – maybe the impact on the economy of penalizing workers for bettering themselves will change some minds.
Rethinking hiring practices to appeal to young candidates
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — While some businesses are staying afloat, others are still trying to get back on their feet after the pandemic – Seth Piccirillo
ATHENA Awards 2023 Recognizes Exceptional Women and Organizations
BUFFALO, N.Y (WGRZ) — The 2023 ATHENA Awards was held at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. Hundreds were on hand for the event put on by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership.
The award is celebrated in more than 500 communities and eight countries, recognizing the contributions made by individuals and organizations to advance the status of women. – Liz Benkovich