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Where We Stand: New York State Budget

The New York State Budget is so much more than dollars and cents. While it does direct spending over the next fiscal year, the state budget is also typically teeming with policy—legislation that impacts New York’s employers and taxpayers every single day. That is why the Buffalo Niagara Partnership is

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Need ways to improve NYS’ business climate? We got them.

There are just a handful of weeks left until the State Legislature wraps up the 2016 session and leaves Albany behind for another year. The end of session crunch is typically defined by heavy legislative activity, but there are strong indications this year’s session may wind down with little fanfare.

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New York State Budget: Partnership reactions

The Partnership had several wins as part of the state budget process. The New York State Budget is mostly on time this year (officially missing the midnight deadline by just a few hours). There is a lot for Buffalo Niagara Partnership members to like about this budget – for items

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Brownfield Cleanup Program: extension passed

We are excited to announce that a long-term extension of the critical Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) is a part the State Budget agreement reached by the Governor and legislative leaders. As you know, the long-term extension of the BCP was the Partnership’s top legislative priority for 2015. Along with other

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