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Niagara economy could suffer collateral damage in border dispute

Niagara’s economy could take a major hit because of a decision by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to ban New Yorkers from enrolling in programs that allow travelers to quickly pass through customers, such as the Nexus program at the Whirlpool Bridge and the FAST program for commercial trucks at the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie, the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce is warning.

Buffalo Niagara Partnership Calls on Erie County to Increase Tourism Funding

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.”