Business Council in the News 2021

Times Union - For business in 2022, 'drifting to the new normal' more likely than 'recovery'

Times Union - Viewpoint: Right-of-way tax is hurting broadband investment

Auburn Citizen - Our view: Masks should not be a political issue 

New York Times - New York Businesses Ordered to Require Masks Indoors or Vaccine Proof

Buffalo News - As Covid cases and hospitalizations rise, Hochul presses steady, measured response

Innovate LI - Business Council: Corporate Tax Hike Bad For LI, Nation

WTEN - Federal infrastructure bill breakdown for New York State

The Daily Star - In Your Opinion: Most state incentives have checks, balances

Spectrum News - Business groups urge Hochul to veto insurance bill

Rochester First - Federal infrastructure bill breakdown for New York State

Spectrum News - Exploring the pros and cons of the Climate and Community Investment Act

Auburn Pub - Subsidies and Taxes Get Attention as NY State Budget Season Looms

WETM 18 - Local republican lawmakers to hold roundtable on Climate and Community Investment Act 

City & State New York - The Power of Diversity: Women 100

Adirondack Explorer - Lawyers, advocates see 'Green Amendment' as possible tool for environmental fights

The Daily Star - State restricts workplace screenings for marijuana 

Buffalo News - Strike benefits kick in for Mercy Hospital workers

Times Union - Commentary: To boost New York businesses, remake child care system

WTEN - Advocates ask Gov. Hochul to sign Pharmacy Rescue package

WNYT - Gov. Hochul visits Warren County to address Business Leaders 

Daily Gazette - Hochul plans to continue state economic development funding

WAMC - In Address To Business Leaders, Gov. Hochul Stands By Healthcare Vaccination Mandate

Spectrum News - Hochul open to breaking with Cuomo-era economic program

Newsday - Gov.Hochul open to changing economic development program 

Pace University - Pace Business Poll: 65% of businesses will be stronger after pandemic

Adirondack Daily Enterprise - State businesses gear up for infectious disease mandates

Albany Business Review - The huge tax bill that's coming for New York's businesses

Capitol Pressroom - State triggers stricter COVID-19 workplace precautions

The Daily Star - Businesses gear up for infectious disease mandates

WAMC - Gov. Hochul Requires Workplaces Put COVID Safety Plans In Place

WRGB - Business leaders looking for more guidance on HERO Act

WNYT - Business Council of New York State looks forward to Hochul's leadership

Albany Business Review - Top business advocacy group on the uncertainty and instability created by Cuomo scandal

Lohud - Power lines will bring wind and solar energy from upstate but will it be enough to help NY achieve green energy goals?

Times Union - State borrowed $10B for pandemic unemployment claims: Now it must be repaid

The Daily Star - Two unions: Vaccination should be optional

WAMC - Coalition To Promote NY Clean Air And Water Amendment

Auburn Citizen - New York employers prep for post-pandemic era

WRVO - November ballot question will determine right to clean air and water

Wall Street Journal - New York Senate Passes Antitrust Bill Targeting Tech Giants

Empire Report - What New York Needs is a Dose of Common Sense

Webwire - New York aimed at tackling unemployment in the metropolitan area with new opportunities for underserved communities

The Island Now - New York State proposes tax on gas, heating products

City & State - New York carbon tax proposal fizzles

Spectrum News - Climate and Community Investment Act: Two perspectives

Niagara Gazette - Recycling issues divide businesses and local governments

City & State - NY Legislature moves to make COVID-19 workplace rules permanent

WSKG - Supporters, Opponents Of HERO Act Await Action By Cuomo

WICZ- Siena Poll Paints Grim Picture of Upstate NY Business Climate

Post Star - Business group: State bill would send fuel costs skyrocketing 

Post Journal Op/Ed - We Can’t Afford State Gov’t Taking More Money From Our Wallets

Times Union - Cost of cleaner air could be another 55 cents per gallon

Post Journal - Sticker Shock: Climate Bill Could Increase Gas Taxes 55 Cents a Gallon

Buffalo Business First - What you need to know about New York's new tax increases

Times Union - Who should pay for recycling? Proposed bill raises that question

The Business Journal - Business Council: New taxes are the last thing NY needs right now

The Daily Star - Business group: Beware of rising payroll taxes from pandemic  

WCBS Radio - Critics push back against NY lawmakers' push for tax increases on wealthy

Times Union - New Yorkers will vote on Green Amendment in November

Salamanca Press - John T. Evers Named Incoming ACEC New York President & CEO; Official transition to take place July 1, 2021

Albany Business Review - Health insurers, hospitals at odds over changing payment model in New York state

Spectrum News - Is Pandemic a Game Changer for Single Payer Bill?

Empire Report - New York voters like their insurance and want to keep it

Capitol Pressroom - The bullish and bearish opinions on the stock transfer tax 

WRGB  - Struggling small businesses could be hit with higher unemployment taxes

Albany Business Review - Heather Briccetti on 2021: 'Let's not make New York less business-friendly at a time when business is really struggling.'

FingerLakes.Com - Senate passes bill to prevent businesses from having to pay higher unemployment insurance rates

EIN News - Senate Helps Small Businesses Build Back From COVID-19

Buffalo News - History repeats itself: Amid crisis, Cuomo hopes to fuel optimism in State of the State

Metro Airport News - Will the Healthy Terminals Act Lead to Unhealthy Airport Employer Financial Statements?

Empire Report - New York Employer’s $9 Billion Tax Increase