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23
May
2024
  20 Groups Sign Letter Opposing the HEAT Act Legislation  ALBANY—On Wednesday, 20 business groups sent a letter to the New York State legislature opposing the “Home Energy Affordability Transition,” or HEAT Act (S.2016-A (Krueger)/A.4592-A (Fahy)). The groups, which span the entire State of New York, support efforts to respond to climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions; however, all believe the state must focus on workable and affordable methods to achieve its goals
13
May
2024
  The Business Council of New York State to Host First Ever National Civics Bee New York State Finals Students from Delaware County, Orange County, Rochester, & Staten Island to Compete for Trip to National Finals ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State Inc. is proud to announce the inaugural National Civics Bee New York State Competition, an exciting event designed to foster civic engagement among students across the state
06
May
2024
Recent Survey & Study Shows Proposed Recycling Legislation is Costly to Consumers and A Burden on Businesses Business Groups Seek More Workable Solution to “Expanded Producer Responsibility” (EPR) Bill ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State Inc., citing a recent study and consumer survey, is seeking alternatives to unworkable packaging legislation that would increase costs for consumers and businesses across the state
15
Apr
2024
  "We are saddened to learn of the passing of Mike Falcone, an extremely successful businessman and long-time supporter of The Business Council. Mike served on several of our boards for 26 years, reflecting his passion for the state’s business community and vision for growing the economy. Our condolences go out to the Falcone family and all those impacted by his passing
01
Apr
2024
Latest Member Spotlight Feature: Creative Education Foundation The Creative Education Foundation is a personal/professional transformation group empowering people with skill sets & tool sets for deliberate creativity. Their clients range from individuals to schools to businesses of all sizes

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June 24-25, 2024

2024 Renewable Energy Conference

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July 16, 2024

16th Annual Business Council Member Golf Classic

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New York State Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Study Task Force
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