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Jul
2024
John Catsimatidis to Receive The Business Council’s Corning Award for Excellence  Annual Award to be Presented at a September 19th Dinner     ALBANY – John Catsimatidis, CEO of the Red Apple Group and New York City Radio Host, has been named the recipient of the 2024 Corning Award for Excellence by The Business Council of New York State
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Jun
2024
  The Business Council of New York State Announces Inaugural “Coolest Thing Made in New York" Contest to Highlight Innovation and Manufacturing Excellence Statewide State-wide Manufacturers Encouraged to Apply by July 21 Deadline   ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State Inc
06
Jun
2024
Statement on the Proposal to Increase the MTA's Mobility Payroll Tax “The Business Council of New York State, on behalf of its membership, opposes any increases to the MTA’s Mobility Payroll Tax (MPT) and the surcharges on the utility, corporate franchise, and insurance corporation taxes as combined, through the MPT, businesses already pay more than $5 billion annually in taxes dedicated to supporting the MTA
04
Jun
2024
The Business Council & Business Organizations Continue to Oppose EPR Bill Despite Additional Amendments  Business Groups Continue to Seek More Workable Solutions to “Expanded Producer Responsibility” (EPR) Bill ALBANY—The Business Council of New York State Inc., reflecting concerns of our broad membership and more than 100 individual businesses and business groups in an informal EPR coalition, is restating our opposition to S
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May
2024
The Business Council of New York State Announces Winner of Inaugural National Civics Bee New York State Finals Top Three Finishers Head to National Event in Washington, D.C. ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State is proud to announce Brody Steward of Victor representing the Greater Rochester Chamber as the winner of the inaugural National Civics Bee New York State Competition

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