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2018 Business Council in the News

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)