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2018 Business Council in the News

State law could blunt the impact of Supreme Court ruling on unions (Yancey Roy, Newsday)

New York could expand paid family leave policy (David Lombardo, Times Union)

Business Council expresses opposition to Assembly bill (Capital Tonight)

Frank Kerbein from the NY Business Council Talks Wages and Tips (Radio)

Critic likens law firms that pay cash advances to the mob (Carl Campanile and Bruce Golding)

Felder To Stay With Senate GOP (Nick Reisman, State of Politics)

Natural gas essential to New York's energy mix (Thomas F. O'Mara, Times Union)

Business groups, faith leaders slam N.Y. Airbnb bill (Kenneth Lovett, NY Daily News)

Mixed reaction to Trump's tariff delays (Madison Iszler, Times Union)

Impact of Cuomo’s response to federal tax changes is uncertain (Michael Gormley, Newsday)

At the Capitol: Explaining the payroll tax (WIVB)

Heather Briccetti Discusses State Budget and More (Utica Radio)

Gov. Cuomo unveils legislation to ban employers from asking about pay history (Glenn Blain, New York Daily News)

New York prepares to roll out tax code overhaul (David Lombardo, Times Union)

Capital Region added 5,400 private sector jobs over past year (Eric Anderson, Times Union)

What If Off-Duty Employees Unplugged? (Mike Vilensky, The Wall Street Journal)

New York Crafts Loophole to Protect Property Tax Deductions. But the I.R.S. Could Close It. (Russ Buettner and Jan Ransom, The New York Times)

Upstate NY population continues to drop (Joseph Spector, Democrat & Chronicle)

Chamber of Commerce, TCAD see positive economic outlook for 2018 (Brian Crandall, The Ithaca Voice)

Binghamton, Elmira 'slow to the recovery'; employment declined in February (Jeff Platsky, Binghamton Press and Sun Bulletin)

Many states looking to help workers without employer plans save (Mary Esch, USA Today)

New York wants to double-dip from ride-hail companies (Jon Lentz, City & State)

Labor Dept. proposal takes aim at workers' frequent schedule changes (Carrie Mason-Draffen, Newsday)

State Regulations Continue To Hamper Business Growth (The Post-Journal)

Andrew Cuomo tax plan draws business opposition (Yancey Roy, Newsday)

Ulster County business leaders decry health insurance tax in Cuomo budget (William J. Kemble, Kingston Daily Freeman)

Amedore: Cuomo's insurers' tax could trigger budget fight (Spectrum News)

Push for carbon tax reaches both chambers of statehouse (Joe Mahoney, Daily Star)

Court Rules Against New York Over Valley Lateral Project (NGI, Charlie Passut)

Ken Pokalsky Discusses Payroll Taxes and More (Radio Interview)

A critic who helped change state education policy (Carl T. Hayden, Times Union)

Cuomo wants voluntary payroll tax to ease pain of US tax law (Associated Press)

Optional Payroll Tax Plan Unveiled (Nick Reisman, State of Politics)

Cuomo administration proposes optional payroll tax, will set up state funds to donate taxes (Jimmy Vielkind, Politico)

From income taxes to payroll taxes: What to know about Cuomo's plan (Joseph Spector, USA Today Network)

OPTIONAL PAYROLL TAX PLAN UNVEILED FOR NEW YORK (Nick Reisman, Spectrum News)

Employers 'not enamored' with new tax idea in Cuomo's budget (Liz Young, Albany Business Review)

Budget director outlines options for New Yorkers losing SALT deductions (Karen DeWitt, Public Radio)

Proposal to change New York's tax code (Margan McKay, Nexstar Broadcasting)

Scaffold law N.Y.'s business (Times Union)

Energetic change: Cuomo takes aim at ESCOs (Jeff Coltin, City & State)

Times Union: Single-payer system too cost prohibitive for state (Heather Briccetti, Times Union)

Siena College: 11th Annual Upstate New York Business Leader Survey Overall CEO Confidence Slips as Future Expectations Fall

Healthcare costs, regulation worry upstate CEOs (Madison Iszler, Times Union)

Here's what CEOs think of NY’s economy and policies (Natasha Vaughn, Democrat & Chronicle)

Proposed state work schedule rules draw criticism, support (Brian Nearing, Times Union)

On-call workers could soon see extra pay (WHEC-TV)

Cuomo proposes restructuring state taxes in executive budget (Liz Young, Albany Business Review)

Cuomo faces heavy lift in Albany with payroll tax proposal (Joe Mahoney, Press Republican)

From dread to optimism: Employers' mixed reaction to mandatory paid leave (Amy Cortese, Crain's)

Democrats nominate Shelley Mayer to run for Latimer's old Senate seat (Mark Lungariello, Lohud Journal)

Cuomo's end run around Trump tax bill: Tax employers, not employees (Tom Precious, Buffalo News)

Open Forum: Payroll Tax In NY? (Vox Pop)

Cuomo says state is considering restructuring tax code (Liz Young, Albany Business Review)

State Of The State: Business Council Reacts (Brian Shieds, WAMC)

Restructuring New York’s Taxes Sounds Good. Now for the Details. (Jessi mcKinley and Vivian Wang, New York Times)

Local Leaders React To Cuomo’s State Of The State Address (Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal)

Business Council statement on Governor Cuomo’s State of the State address (Zack Hutchins)

Governor Proposes Sexual Harassment Agenda, Details Scarce (Josefa Velasquez, New York Law Journal)

Here are some succinct SOS reactions (Rick Karlin, Times Union)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State: NY to sue over federal tax law (Joseph Spector, Democrat & Chronicle)

NY launches paid family leave program (Robert Harding, Auburn Citizen

How State of the State proposals affect business world (John Cropley, The Daily Gazette)

Income vs payroll tax: What you need to know (Matthew Hamilton, Times Union)

STATEMENT BY NEW YORKERS FOR AFFORDABLE ENERGY ON NYS ENERGY PLAN (Peter Kauffmann, New Yorkers for Affordable Energy)

Frigid temps mean higher utility bills (Larry Rulison, Times Union)

STATEMENT BY NEW YORKERS FOR AFFORDABLE ENERGY ON THE IMPACT OF RECENT COLD WEATHER (Zack Hutchins, New Yorkers for Affordable Energy)

Democrats pin hopes on state Senate control sometime in 2018(Karen Dewitt, WXXI)

Biz Council: With SALT Capped, Time To Assess Spending (Nick Reisman, State of Politics)

New York business groups pushing for changes to wage law (Kenneth Lovett, New York Daily News)