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August 18, 2017

Albany, NY—The Constitution Pipeline will bring affordable energy to New York families and businesses without any state subsidy or significant environmental impacts.

Although we are disappointed with the court’s decision, we remain confident that the Constitution Pipeline will provide a bridge to New York’s energy future, and should be approved and built.

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August 16, 2017

The Business Council of New York State, Inc. announces the relaunch of InternShop and have expanded its services to all colleges that are members of The Business Council. The goal of InternShop is to partner the New York State business community with New York’s educational institutions to match skilled applicants with their workforce needs.

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August 7, 2017

Amber Mooney, manager of government affairs for The Business Council of New York State, Inc., has been selected by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) to study education attainment and workforce development along with 20 other chamber of commerce professionals from communities throughout the United States.

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The Business Council of New York State is the primary advocacy group for business in New York.

"Our members, New York's business leaders, are the heart of The Business Council. They continue to lead the way on public advocacy for business, just as our founding members did a century ago," said Heather C. Briccetti, Esq., president and CEO of The Business Council.

The Business Council originated on March 27, 1914 in Buffalo, N.Y. when a group of western New York manufacturers convened to draft a constitution for an association which would advocate and create a voice for business. Today, The Business Council's membership consists of roughly 2,400 leading businesses, chambers of commerce and professional and trade associations from Long Island to Buffalo. The Business Council carries on the mission of the founding organizations to create economic growth, good jobs and strong communities across New York State.

Members of The Business Council have access to exclusive products and services, including The Human Resource Hotline, The Business Council Insurance Fund and Made In New York.

Learn more about member benefits and how to join