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We pride ourselves on being thought leaders and a go-to source for information on issues affecting the region.  Some items you’ll find here include:

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

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Advocacy Alert

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.

Advocacy Alert

Preview: Advocacy Alert: In Focus: How the Midterms will Reshape Congress

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Nov 16, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview: Advocacy Alert: In Focus: How the Midterms will Reshape Congress

With 35 Senate races and 435 House races, Congressional observers had plenty to watch on Election Day. Now that most votes are tallied and the 118th Congress is taking shape, this is what we’ve learned

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Preview – 11.9.22 Advocacy Alert: Election Night Roundup: What to Know About the Midterms

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Nov 8, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview – 11.9.22 Advocacy Alert: Election Night Roundup: What to Know About the Midterms

Yesterday, voters around the country headed to the polls for a consequential round of midterm elections. Here’s what you need to know:
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Preview – Advocacy Insider – November 2022

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Nov 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview – Advocacy Insider – November 2022

Our Monthly Members-Only recap of the latest Advocacy, and Government news.

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COVID-19 Bulletin: Tax Credits Available for COVID-Related Costs 

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Nov 3, 2022 | Comments Off on COVID-19 Bulletin: Tax Credits Available for COVID-Related Costs 

Small businesses can now apply for a new tax credit to help offset COVID-19 costs. The $250 million COVID-19 Capital Costs Tax Credit Program will cover up to 50% of eligible expenses, for a maximum benefit of $25,000.

Staff Spotlight: Meet Stephanie Wehrlin

By communications@thepartnership.org | Oct 17, 2022 | Comments Off on Staff Spotlight: Meet Stephanie Wehrlin

We are pleased to introduce Stephanie Wehrlin, BNP’s Assistant Event and Program Manager as our latest Staff Spotlight.

Stephanie has a specific focus on our Young Professional division, BN360. She creates an engaging platform for young professionals in the Buffalo Niagara region to connect, collaborate, learn, and be empowered.

Learn a little bit more about Stephanie in this brief Q&A. 

Preview: BNP Advocacy Insider – October 2022

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Oct 11, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview: BNP Advocacy Insider – October 2022

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Our Monthly Members-Only recap of the latest Advocacy, and Government news.

Manufacturing Council Hosts: CHIPS+ Impact on WNY Manufacturers

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | Oct 5, 2022 | Comments Off on Manufacturing Council Hosts: CHIPS+ Impact on WNY Manufacturers

The federal CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, known as CHIPS+, was signed into law by President Biden on August 9, 2022. This new legislation directs $52 billion toward renewing the heavily outsourced U.S. semiconductor manufacturing sector and reinvigorating U.S. chip research and development activities.

Jose Mendoza, 2022 BN360 Spotlight Professional

By mcotter@thepartnership.org | Oct 3, 2022 | Comments Off on Jose Mendoza, 2022 BN360 Spotlight Professional

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is pleased to present one of our October 2022 BN360 Spotlight Professionals, Jose Mendoza.

Each year, BN360 highlights up-and-coming young professionals who strive for professional growth and development, care for their community, and are passionate about the future of the Buffalo Niagara region.