The safe and efficient movement of goods, services and people is at the core of our economy. Government at all levels must be willing to prioritize critical long-term investments, as well as support private projects producing real economic benefit. Included in this is upgrading New York’s aging power grid and developing the state’s natural gas transmission system. Both priorities are a part of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s 2018 Advocacy Agenda.
Have you heard about the Communities that Work Partnership?
Through a nationally competitive review process, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership was chosen as one of seven organizations to participate in a new joint project of the Workforce Strategies Initiative (AspenWSI) of the Aspen Institute and the Economic Development Administration of the US Department of Commerce.
Cities around the country have begun to effectively support the impact of immigrants and refugees on their employers, economy and community.
For instance, did you know that for every seven international students enrolled in the U.S., three jobs are created or supported? Or that immigrants created 25 percent of all high-tech national firms from 1995 to 2005?