Election 2019 is just around the corner and early voting is under way. Before you head to the polls, read through this article from The Buffalo News to see where candidates for Erie County Executive stand on issues that would impact the business community.
The Buffalo News editorialized about our call for increased tourism funding from Erie County. “If there’s one area where Erie County needs to do a better job of ensuring its future prosperity, it’s in promoting itself to the world. At a time when Buffalo is blossoming and many attractions are coming online, the county needs to make a greater financial commitment to telling its story. In comparison to other areas, the county is falling far short.”
WBFO 88.7FM reported on a recent TRIP report highlighting bridges throughout Buffalo Niagara that are poor or structurally deficient. As Dottie Gallagher, our President & CEO, told the reporter, “Economic development does not happen without well-designed, well-maintained and well-funded infrastructure.”
CLEVELAND, OHIO — The Buffalo Niagara Partnership and the Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition (GLMCC) call for passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which would replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), after careful vetting with coalition members.
BUFFALO, N.Y.—The Buffalo Niagara Partnership, the regional chamber of commerce, today announced that it has named seven regional executives to its Board of Directors:
Buffalo Business First reported on our announcement that we plan to devote nearly 20 percent of the 2019-2020 budget to workforce development initiatives, up from approximately 6 percent in 2015.
The effort to expand the prevailing wage mandate in New York State failed at the end of the legislative session, a win on one of the Partnership’s longtime policy priorities.
BUFFALO, N.Y.—The Buffalo Niagara Partnership, the regional chamber of commerce, today released its 2018-2019 Annual Report to Members and announced a deepening focus on workforce development.
As we released our 2018-2019 Annual Report to Members, The Buffalo News reported on our commitment to workforce and talent development.
As the push to expand New York State’s prevailing wage mandate began to lose momentum, the Partnership focused on the work ahead.