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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
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  • Notifications about key political happenings
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  • Member achievements and spotlights
  • Significant news and press announcements

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2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Bryan Gill, Panelist

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | Jun 7, 2022 | Comments Off on 2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Bryan Gill, Panelist

The BNP is pleased to welcome Bryan Gill, Head of Global Neurodiversity at JP Morgan Chase as a panelist at our 2022D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 5th Annual D&I Symposium

Stephanie Peete, 2022 BN360 Spotlight Professional

By mcotter@thepartnership.org | Jun 6, 2022 | Comments Off on Stephanie Peete, 2022 BN360 Spotlight Professional

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is pleased to present our June 2022 BN360 Spotlight Professional, Stephanie Peete.

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.

Advocacy Alert

Preview – 6.6.22 Advocacy Alert: Coalition of Chambers Call for Federal Assault Weapons Ban

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jun 6, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview – 6.6.22 Advocacy Alert: Coalition of Chambers Call for Federal Assault Weapons Ban

Business organizations urge Congress to act following racist mass shooting in Buffalo. The Buffalo Niagara Partnership joined forces with the Business Council of New York State and several regional chambers of commerce throughout New York to call on the federal government to reinstate a ban on assault weapons.

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Preview – 6.3.22 Advocacy Alert: How Albany is Ending the 2022 session

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jun 3, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview – 6.3.22 Advocacy Alert: How Albany is Ending the 2022 session

The New York State Legislature is concluding its 2022 legislative session. The final week included a flurry of legislative activity on numerous issues of importance. Legislation that passed both houses will go to Governor Hochul’s desk for consideration.

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Staff Spotlight: Meet Charlene Janiga

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | Jun 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Staff Spotlight: Meet Charlene Janiga

We are pleased to introduce Charlene Janiga, BNP’s Senior Coordinator, Marketing & Events as our latest Staff Spotlight. Charlene’s role is to handle all Partnership events registration and also provide support to our Marketing & Events team. Learn a little bit more about Charlene in this brief Q&A. Q: Tell us

Comptroller: “Duplication” in State Workforce Efforts

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jun 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Comptroller: “Duplication” in State Workforce Efforts

New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli recently released a report assessing the state Department of Labor’s workforce development efforts. The report found significant overlap, duplication, gaps, and fragmentation in state workforce development programs and services. The audit found that New York offers over 500 workforce development programs and services, administered

2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Claudine Ewing, Moderator

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | Jun 1, 2022 | Comments Off on 2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Claudine Ewing, Moderator

The BNP is pleased to welcome Claudine Ewing, Reporter/Anchor at WGRZ-TV as a moderator at our 2022 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 5th Annual D&I Symposium on June 16th –

Advocacy Alert

Preview – 6.1.22 Advocacy Alert: Legislature Considering Pay Range Mandate

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jun 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview – 6.1.22 Advocacy Alert: Legislature Considering Pay Range Mandate

Today, 6/1, the New York State Senate will vote on a bill to mandate disclosure of pay ranges in job postings. The Assembly may also pass the bill in the next 48 hours.

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2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Cynthia Bass, Panelist

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | May 25, 2022 | Comments Off on 2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Cynthia Bass, Panelist

The BNP is pleased to welcome Cynthia Bass, CDO, ECMC as a panelist at our 2022 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 5th Annual D&I Symposium on June 16th – get

2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Michele Mehaffy, Featured Speaker

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | May 23, 2022 | Comments Off on 2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Michele Mehaffy, Featured Speaker

The BNP is pleased to welcome MIchelle Mehaffy – Community Relations & PR manager, Buffalo Division, Wegmans as a featured speaker at our 2022 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 5th