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Nov
2019
Another View: The Buffalo Nerws New York’s PBM Legislation Needs to be Brought Back to Basics   By: Heather Briccetti, President/CEO, The Business Council of New York State   For almost a decade as head of the Business Council of New York State, I’ve witnessed many instances in which reasonable state or regulatory proposals are manipulated and modified far beyond the intent of the original idea
06
Nov
2019
Report: New York’s Valuable Manufacturing Sector Continues to See Slow Growth and Sluggish Return to Pre-Recession Levels ALBANY, NY – A new report by the Public Policy Institute, an educational and research organization affiliated with The Business Council of New York State, outlines the continuing importance of manufacturing to the state, and to the state’s regional economies, even as New York’s manufacturing sector continues to lag behind a strong national recovery in production jobs
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Oct
2019
Testimony to Albany County Executive’s Public Hearing on Item Pricing Waivers Local Law C Presented by Name: John T. Evers, PhD Title: Director of Government Affairs October 30, 2019 Expanding the waiver system in Albany County The history of local item pricing legislation in this county stretches back to 1992
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Oct
2019
Testimony to New York State Senate Standing Committee on Internet and Technology Examination of the Gig Economy Presented by Name: Ken Pokalsky Title: Vice President  Name: Frank Kerbein Title: Director, Center For Human Resources October 16, 2019 Thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today
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Oct
2019
Statement from Ken Pokalsky, Vice President, The Business Council of New York State  Today, the Rockefeller Institute of Government released a study that shows a major decline in the population of New York’s Upstate Rural communities.  While we are deeply troubled by this reality, it is important that additional voices are confirming what we have been saying for over a decade

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Events

November 14, 2019

Workforce Webinar: Skillup AMP Platform

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November 14, 2019

The Northeast Regional Transportation Climate Initiative: Concept, Framework and Issues for NYS Business

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November 20-21, 2019

2019 Annual Environment Conference

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November 21, 2019

Labor/HR Webinar Series - Trends in Employment Related Drug Testing

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November 21, 2019

Optimize the Value of Your Energy Investments Through FlexTech and On-site Energy Manager

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December 05, 2019

2020 GAC Planning Session

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John T. Evers, PhD
Decoupling from Federal Tax Reform
S.6615 (Krueger) / A.8433 (Weinstein), Part I
Ken Pokalsky
Prevailing Wage Mandate for Economic Development Projects
S.1947 (Ramos) / A.1261 (Bronson)
Johnny Evers, PhD
Draft Prevailing Wage Mandate Bill
LBD #12031-07-9
Ken Pokalsky
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