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The effort to make New York State’s property tax cap permanent took a significant step forward recently when the new Democrat majority in the State Senate passed the measure as part of its 2019 priorities package. The Buffalo Niagara Partnership has been a longtime champion of the property tax cap and has been a leading advocate for both its creation and extension. The call to make it permanent is a part of our 2019 Advocacy Agenda.
Attracting and retaining young professionals remains a key focus as the region looks to sustain and build upon its resurgence. But by 2022, data projections from the U.S. Census Bureau show that the nation’s population of professionals ages 25-34 will grow by 4 percent, while that population in our own region is expected to decline by about 1 percent.
“The mission of Morehouse College is to develop men with disciplined minds who will live lives of leadership and service.”
~ Excerpt, Morehouse College Mission Statement
As BN360, the Partnership’s young professional engagement and development program, kicks off its 2019 programming year, we sat down with Rachael Herrmann, our BN360 Program Manager, to learn more about BN360 and how it can help young professionals throughout the region achieve their professional goals in 2019.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership recently released our 2019 Advocacy Agenda to a capacity crowd in downtown Buffalo.
Many of us know someone who has been touched by the opioid epidemic in our community, from friends and family members to neighbors and co-workers.