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  • Perspectives on important issues
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  • Notifications about key political happenings
  • Updates/recaps on our events
  • Member achievements and spotlights
  • Significant news and press announcements

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Preview: Advocacy Alert: Hochul Releases ’23 Budget Proposal

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Feb 1, 2023 | Comments Off on Preview: Advocacy Alert: Hochul Releases ’23 Budget Proposal

This afternoon, Governor Kathy Hochul released her 2023 Executive Budget proposal. Her State of the State address in January provided a rough outline of what to expect in the year ahead; the Executive Budget adds details and gives a clearer picture of the Governor’s priorities.

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Innovation and Optimization: The BNP Manufacturing Industry Leaders Forum

By sethpiccirillo | Jan 25, 2023 | Comments Off on Innovation and Optimization: The BNP Manufacturing Industry Leaders Forum

How can Buffalo Niagara manufacturers succeed in the advanced manufacturing era while dealing with serious workforce needs and supply chain disruptions?

Introducing the Industry Leaders Forum

By sethpiccirillo | Jan 13, 2023 | Comments Off on Introducing the Industry Leaders Forum

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is committed to convening our region’s broad and diverse economic sectors and helping local companies compete in changing commercial and talent markets.

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Preview: Advocacy Alert: Hochul Lays Out 2023 Vision

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jan 11, 2023 | Comments Off on Preview: Advocacy Alert: Hochul Lays Out 2023 Vision

This afternoon, Gov. Kathy Hochul gave her State of the State address. In her speech, she outlined her vision for the upcoming legislative session.
The Governor’s wide-ranging agenda will touch each industry in some way.

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Preview.: Advocacy Alert: Albany’s Busy New Year’s

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jan 11, 2023 | Comments Off on Preview.: Advocacy Alert: Albany’s Busy New Year’s

In the waning moments of 2022, Governor Hochul acted on multiple issues of importance.

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Preview: Advocacy Alert: Hochul Mandates Pay Range Disclosure

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Dec 21, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview: Advocacy Alert: Hochul Mandates Pay Range Disclosure

Today, Gov. Hochul signed legislation that will require employers to post pay ranges in job advertisements.

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Preview – Advocacy Alert: Climate Action Plan Adopted

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Dec 19, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview – Advocacy Alert: Climate Action Plan Adopted

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Today, the Climate Action Council enacted its final Scoping Plan – a landmark day for our state economy.

The Plan contains a wide-ranging slate of recommendations for legislative and regulatory action. It will serve as the basis for significant policy change that will touch every aspect of our regional economy.

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Preview: Advocacy Alert: NY to Expand Rights for Nursing Mothers

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | Dec 12, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview: Advocacy Alert: NY to Expand Rights for Nursing Mothers

Governor Hochul signed into law a bill specifying new rights for lactating mothers in the workplace. Employers should take note of their new obligations under this bill and consider changes necessary in their workplace to comply.

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Preview: Advocacy Alert: Hochul Blocks Crypto, Vetoes Duplicative Reporting Bill

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Nov 29, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview: Advocacy Alert: Hochul Blocks Crypto, Vetoes Duplicative Reporting Bill

Governor Kathy Hochul recently acted on two significant pieces of legislation.

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Member Spotlight: Seneca Gaming Corporation

By communications@thepartnership.org | Nov 22, 2022 | Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Seneca Gaming Corporation

Learn more about BNP Member Seneca Gaming Corporation, one of WNY’s largest employers, in this Member Spotlight.