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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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How to Attract Talent in 2022

By communications@thepartnership.org | Jul 12, 2022 | Comments Off on How to Attract Talent in 2022

Where does one start in attracting top talent in today’s disruptive environment? Start with your employer brand. It is both critically important and within your control.

Advocacy Alert

Preview – 7.6.22 Advocacy Alert: What Employers Need to Know About NY’s New Gun Laws

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jul 6, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview – 7.6.22 Advocacy Alert: What Employers Need to Know About NY’s New Gun Laws

Before the Independence Day holiday, state lawmakers convened for a special session to enact new restrictions on firearm ownership. The new law makes stricter the process to obtain a concealed carry permit, imposes heavier regulation on safe firearm storage, and bans the sale of body armor.

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Preview – BNP Advocacy Insider – July 2022

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jul 6, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview – BNP Advocacy Insider – July 2022

Legislature Ends Year with Flurry of Activity The New York State Legislature gaveled out for the final time in 2022. Before doing so, it passed hundreds of bills that will head to the Governor’s desk for review. The BNP was in constant contact with state leaders throughout the last week,

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Preview – 6.29.22 Advocacy Alert: Primary Wrap Up

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jun 29, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview – 6.29.22 Advocacy Alert: Primary Wrap Up

Last night, New York voters selected party nominees for Governor, Lt. Governor, and Erie County Clerk.
Primaries for U.S. House and State Senate seats will be held on August 23. No Assembly candidates in Erie or Niagara counties faced primaries.  

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Preview – 6.29.22 Advocacy Alert: Primary Wrap Up

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jun 29, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview – 6.29.22 Advocacy Alert: Primary Wrap Up

Last night, New York voters selected party nominees for Governor, Lt. Governor, and Erie County Clerk.
Primaries for U.S. House and State Senate seats will be held on August 23. No Assembly candidates in Erie or Niagara counties faced primaries.  

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Preview – 6.27.22 Advocacy Alert: Coming Soon: Your Next Cost Increase

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jun 27, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview – 6.27.22 Advocacy Alert: Coming Soon: Your Next Cost Increase

In the next few months, prepare to receive a much higher bill for unemployment insurance (UI). The BNP spent over a year warning state leaders that this was coming. The state failed to act, and now, the chickens are coming home to roost.

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Preview – 6.21.22 Advocacy Alert: Primary Election #1 Next Week

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jun 21, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview – 6.21.22 Advocacy Alert: Primary Election #1 Next Week

One set of primary elections will take place on Tuesday, June 28. Early voting is open now. Look up your polling place and sample ballot here: (Erie County) (Niagara County). Note that primary elections are only open to voters registered in that party.

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Partners on the Career Path

By communications@thepartnership.org | Jun 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Partners on the Career Path

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership continues to expand the Career Pathways Project as a component of Employ Buffalo Niagara to help connect job seekers to regional careers with tangible growth opportunities. The project was launched in 2021, made possible by a generous grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr Foundation.

Expert Forum: Expanding Resources for Minority Owned Businesses

By communications@thepartnership.org | Jun 8, 2022 | Comments Off on Expert Forum: Expanding Resources for Minority Owned Businesses

At Bank of America, our goal is to drive responsible growth in the markets and communities we serve. Part of this commitment includes addressing the root causes of inequity through the lens of economic opportunity and racial equality.

Preview – BNP Advocacy Insider – June 2022

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jun 8, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview – BNP Advocacy Insider – June 2022

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

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