Changes to New York State’s workers’ compensation program are expected to save employers upwards of $1 billion moving forward. The New York State Department of Financial Services recently approved a nearly 12 percent reduction in loss cost rates – a key component of determining insurance premiums. This significant reduction is a direct result of critical workers’ compensation reform included in last year’s state budget.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership recently unveiled its 2018 Advocacy Agenda to a capacity crowd of members and elected officials in downtown Buffalo.
Our region, specifically our city, has been experiencing a renaissance as of late, fueled in large part by our rediscovery and reutilization of our heritage.
Nearly every community in our state is negatively affected by brownfields, which create community health risks, spoil the environment, perpetuate unemployment and erode tax bases.