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17
Jun
2022
  Members of the American Semiconductor Innovation Coalition (ASIC), including NY CREATES and the State University of New York (SUNY), have teamed up with The Business Council of New York State to host a roundtable conversation led by U.S. Representative Paul Tonko (D-Amsterdam) on the future of the semiconductor industry in New York State, as well as the groundbreaking coalition working towards the passage of the Bipartisan Innovation Act, which will establish a National Semiconductor Technology Center (NSTC)
10
Jun
2022
  “The legislation originally included onerous provisions that not only included salary range but other disclosures of potential additional compensations. This would have been a difficult and impossible task for almost any business. We were able to negotiate a compromise with the legislature to only include salary ranges which made the bill relatively consistent with a local law passed by New York City and one that is being contemplated in other jurisdictions
06
Jun
2022
  The Business Council of New York State joined a coalition of chambers, across New York State, calling for a federal assault weapons ban in response to the continued mass shootings across the country.  "Since the horrific Buffalo shooting just a few weeks ago similar tragedies continue to happen across the country
01
Jun
2022
“We applaud the Senate for passing the sealed records bill which will create second-chance opportunities for many individuals ready to reenter the workforce, expand opportunities for all New Yorkers, and create a more inclusive economy. The Business Council is hopeful that the Assembly will follow the Senate’s lead, pass the bill and send it to the Governor for approval
24
May
2022
"The Business Council applauds the state Senate for the passage of a bill to extend the Sunday operating hours of liquor and wine stores. Just as the "Brunch Bill" allowed bars and restaurants to serve alcohol at 10 am on Sundays, allowing liquor stores to open at 10 am is business-friendly and good for the economy

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14th Annual Business Council Member Golf Classic

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September 21-23, 2022

2022 Annual Meeting - Looking Forward

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September 30, 2022

Workforce Spotlight Meeting

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October 28, 2022

Workforce Spotlight Meeting

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November 19, 2022

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December 09, 2022

Workforce Spotlight Meeting

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