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Apr
2019
The Business Council of New York State’s Response to Executive Order Regarding Pipelines   From Heather Briccetti, President and CEO: “Today’s executive order is necessary to reestablish the integrity of the Water Quality Certification process, and to preclude individual states from arbitrarily and unscientifically denying permits for urgently needed energy infrastructure
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Apr
2019
  The Business Council of New York State’s Response to FY 2020 Enacted Budget   Albany, NY – First, we congratulate the Governor, the Senate and the Assembly for making permanent the 2% property tax cap. The property cap, that we advocated for in 2011, has given homeowners and businesses alike substantial financial benefits and savings
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Apr
2019
Below is a statement from the 40+ member coalition The Business Council of New York State Inc., joined to fight back against the expansion of prevailing wages and the definition of public work.     Statement from Don’t Block NY Building Coalition on the FY 2020 New York State Budget   “The more than 40 organizations representing the interests of millions of New Yorkers that make up the Don’t Block NY Building coalition applaud the Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo for acting responsibly and removing language from the budget that would expand the definition of public works and impose construction prevailing wage on nearly all economic development in New York
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Mar
2019
  Contact: Patrick Bailey (518.465.7511) For Immediate Release: March 21, 2019   Expansion of the 5-cent Bottle Return Law Will Shrink Revenue Streams of Private and Municipal Recycling Haulers    SPENCERPORT, NY – The Business Council of New York State stood with Erik Grimm of Suburban Disposal Corporation to oppose legislation to expand the Bottle Deposit Law in New York State
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Mar
2019
  The Business Council of New York State Joins Members of New York’s Forested Economy to Oppose Current State Legislation Mandating the Elimination of Greenhouse Gas Emissions   Two Separate Proposals to Reduce Green House Gas Emissions are Expensive and Lack Technological Support   RENSSELAER, NY – The Business Council of New York State recently joined the Empire State Forest Products Association, and its members, to public oppose two separate legislative proposals, one of which calls for a 100% elimination of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions by 2050

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April 25, 2019

Labor/HR Webinar Series - Sexual Harassment Training | Train the Trainer

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April 29, 2019

Joint GAC/President's Council Meeting

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May 23, 2019

Labor/HR Webinar Series - Legalized Cannabis | The Impact on Employers

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May 29-30, 2019

2019 Business and Education Forum: Pathways to Success

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June 11-12, 2019

Third Annual DC Fly-In

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June 25-26, 2019

2019 Renewable Energy Conference

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RECENT MEMOS

An Act to Amend the Insurance Law, in Relation to the Purchase of Prescription Drugs
S.4462 (Breslin) / A.3043 (Joyner)
Lev Ginsburg, Esq.
Relates to Decreasing the Length of the Suspension Period Applicable to Certain Striking Workers…
S.4573 (Kennedy) / A.6592 (Ryan)
Frank Kerbein
Utility Pole Removal
S.3176 (Lanza)
Darren Suarez
Regulation of Toxic Chemicals in Children's Products
A.6296-A (Englebright)
Darren Suarez
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