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4.22.21 COVID-19 Bulletin: Vaccinating Your Workforce – What You Need To Know

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Apr 22, 2021 | Comments Off on 4.22.21 COVID-19 Bulletin: Vaccinating Your Workforce – What You Need To Know

Today, the State Legislature is passing a short-term budget extender, indicating a continued lack of consensus on a budget deal. The extender allows the state government to continue operations while buying time for the Governor and Legislature to reach an agreement on a number of outstanding issues. As we

4.19.21 BNP Advocacy Alert – COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program

By khilsdorf@thepartnership.org | Apr 19, 2021 | Comments Off on 4.19.21 BNP Advocacy Alert – COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program

As a part of this year’s New York State budget, $800 million was allocated to a new COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program. The Buffalo Niagara Partnership wanted to alert you of this opportunity so that your business can take advantage as soon as the application becomes available.

4/16/21 Webisode: Preparing Your Business for COVID-19 Vaccines #1: Considerations for HR, Operations & Sr. Leaders

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Apr 16, 2021 | Comments Off on 4/16/21 Webisode: Preparing Your Business for COVID-19 Vaccines #1: Considerations for HR, Operations & Sr. Leaders

COVID-19 continues to create significant health and economic challenges, but hope is on the horizon as vaccinations are being administered.  As we enter this next phase in the COVID-19 recovery and eradication, employers will have a key role to play in the WNY vaccination efforts because employers are often perceived as more trustworthy than the government.

Members-Only Webisode: 2021 CEOs Speak

By communications@thepartnership.org | Apr 15, 2021 | Comments Off on Members-Only Webisode: 2021 CEOs Speak

Get the results of the 2021 CEOs Speak Survey in this members-only video.

BNP Advocacy Alert – NYS Budget Update

By khilsdorf@thepartnership.org | Apr 8, 2021 | Comments Off on BNP Advocacy Alert – NYS Budget Update

Governor Cuomo and members of the State Legislature have agreed on a new state budget for FY 2022.

BNP Advocacy Insider – April 2021

By khilsdorf@thepartnership.org | Apr 8, 2021 | Comments Off on BNP Advocacy Insider – April 2021

The APril 2021 Advocacy Insider is a roundup of important issues we are monitoring that could you and your business.

Biden Releases Infrastructure Plan

By khilsdorf@thepartnership.org | Apr 8, 2021 | Comments Off on Biden Releases Infrastructure Plan

President Biden has committed to passing a federal infrastructure package. This week, the White House released details on what the President wants that package to include. An infrastructure investment has the potential to equip America with safer roads, bridges, and pipes, more efficient public transit systems, universal broadband, and many well-paying jobs. Although the final plan approved by Congress may look different, the President’s proposal is a starting point that kicks off negotiations and demonstrates his administration’s priorities.

3.29.21 COVID-19 Bulletin: New Yorkers 30+ Now Eligible for Vaccine

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Mar 29, 2021 | Comments Off on 3.29.21 COVID-19 Bulletin: New Yorkers 30+ Now Eligible for Vaccine

Today, the State Legislature is passing a short-term budget extender, indicating a continued lack of consensus on a budget deal. The extender allows the state government to continue operations while buying time for the Governor and Legislature to reach an agreement on a number of outstanding issues. As we

3.4.21 Webisode: Understanding the Employee Retention Tax Credit

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | Mar 11, 2021 | Comments Off on 3.4.21 Webisode: Understanding the Employee Retention Tax Credit

The BNP and experts from Tronconi Segarra & Associates LLP (TSA) discussed the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act’s Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC).

3.10.21 COVID-19 Bulletin: American Rescue Plan Passes

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Mar 10, 2021 | Comments Off on 3.10.21 COVID-19 Bulletin: American Rescue Plan Passes

Today, the State Legislature is passing a short-term budget extender, indicating a continued lack of consensus on a budget deal. The extender allows the state government to continue operations while buying time for the Governor and Legislature to reach an agreement on a number of outstanding issues. As we