Our Position on NAFTA – 2018 Advocacy Defined Series

Government policies should bind the United States and New York State closer to Canada, not create false barriers to trade, job creation and economic opportunity. That is why strengthening our cross-border economy through the successful renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is one of the Partnership’s 2018

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New Border Security Legislation Gives Reprieve to WNY Economy

A newly introduced piece of federal border security legislation recognizes how our regional economy depends on the easy flow of people and goods between the United States and Canada. The Border Security for America Act mandates bio-metric screening at all entry points, but exempts American and Canadian citizens.  Congressman Chris

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Advocacy Update: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Congress came together in a bipartisan way this week to fully fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) through the end of the fiscal year.  The $300 million in funding was part of the FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations bill passed by Congress. The Buffalo Niagara Partnership, in collaboration with the

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