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Jun
2019
  Business groups call for a halt to the Climate and Community Protection Act   Proposed Legislation Has Limited Impact on Emissions Reduction, Significant Impact on Local Jobs https://www.bcnys.org/sites/default/files/2019-06/CCPA%20Chamber%20Logo%20Letter_0.pdf Albany, NY – The Business Council of New York State Inc, along with various state-wide business organizations, today, sent a letter to lawmakers urging them to reconsider proposed climate change legislation
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Jun
2019
Testimony to Albany County Legislature On proposed Local Law No. "C" for 2018 TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO PAID SICK TIME TO QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES WITHIN ALBANY COUNTY  Presented by Dr. Johnny Evers, Ph.D. Director, Government Affairs Monday, June 10, 2019 The Business Council is the state’s largest statewide employer advocacy organization, representing nearly 2,300 private sector employers – large and small, in all sectors, across the entire state
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Jun
2019
Contact: Patrick Bailey (518.465.7511)  For Immediate Release: June 6, 2019 The Business Council of New York State Urges Lawmakers to Rethink Expanding Prevailing Wage   Proposed Legislation Would Increase Private Sector Economic Development Projects by Up to 25%  Albany, NY – The Business Council of New York State, today, sent a memo to legislators countering recent arguments for expanding the public works prevailing wage mandate in New York State
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Jun
2019
TO:    Members, New York State Legislature FROM:    Ken Pokalsky SUBJECT:    Prevailing Wage Legislation DATE:    6/4/19 Earlier this week, a New York City-based business organization suggested that legislation to extend the state’s public works “prevailing wage” mandate to private economic development projects should focus on upstate New York
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Jun
2019
Testimony to Senate Standing Committees on Consumer Protection & Internet and Technology  June 4, 2019 Chairman Thomas, Chairwoman Savino, Senators. Thank you for the opportunity to address you today. My name is Johnny Evers, Director of Government Affairs for The Business Council of New York State, Inc

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