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Jun
2019
Statement from President / CEO Heather Briccetti regarding her appointment to the New York State Thruway Authority Board    “I am thankful for this opportunity to serve on the Thruway Authority. I can’t wait to join my colleagues and get started on the new and exciting initiatives ahead of us
19
Jun
2019
“The passage of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), puts New York in uncharted territory. The course the State takes will have a profound impact on families, communities, businesses, the State and possibly the world. Importantly, the CLCPA includes a commitment that New York’s climate policies will not cause leakage by addressing affordability and listening to the impacted business community,” said Darren Suarez, Senior Director of Government Affairs
11
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
10
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
06
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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New York State Workforce Development Program

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November 20-21, 2019

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RECENT MEMOS

Prohibits the Disculosure of Personally Identifiable Information by an Internet Service Provider…
S.518 (Carlucci) / A.2420 (Wallace)
John T. Evers, PhD
Decoupling from Federal Tax Reform
S.6615 (Krueger) / A.8433 (Weinstein), Part I
Ken Pokalsky
Prevailing Wage Mandate for Economic Development Projects
S.1947 (Ramos) / A.1261 (Bronson)
Johnny Evers, PhD
Public Service Commission Reviews of Broadband and Fiber Optic Services Within the State
S.5696 (Metzger) / A. 6679 (Ryan)
John T. Evers, PhD
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