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16
Jun
2021
The Business Council Announces Dates for Signature Event: 2021 Annual Meeting ‘Back to Business’  Syracuse Basketball Coach Jim Boeheim To Deliver Keynote Address    ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State Inc., announced Wednesday, dates for the 2021 Annual Meeting to be held at The Sagamore Resort on Lake George
15
Jun
2021
“The lifting of restrictions in New York State is a welcome measure for businesses who for 15 months faced unprecedented challenges, said Heather Briccetti President & CEO of The Business Council of New York State Inc. “Today’s announcement should encourage all employers who have been grappling with restrictions and mandates in a post-pandemic economy
15
Jun
2021
This bill creates new mandates on businesses, large and small, struggling to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.https://t.co/2k1jSLiSjN — The Business Council (@BusinessNYS) June 15, 2021
13
Jun
2021
[email protected] joined forces with @BusinessNYS, @WestchesterBiz, and @westfaironline to survey NY businesses about how they adapted, pivoted, and survived during the COVID-19 pandemic. Take the Poll: https://t.co/LPracgHPBghttps://t.co/6gzAH05A2X — Pace University (@PaceUniversity) June 13, 202
10
Jun
2021
New York State has opened enrollment for the $800 million COVID-19 small business recovery grant program Details here-https://t.co/E57we89gg4 — The Business Council (@BusinessNYS) June 10, 2021
08
Jun
2021
Once again, The Business Council's President & CEO, Heather Briccetti, has been named to the City & State Albany Power 100 list. Coming in at #50 the ranking states: "Heather Briccetti opposed new taxes on corporations and top earners included in the state budget, which she said could hurt businesses and encourage New Yorkers to leave
07
Jun
2021
“Today, the New York State Senate passed S.933-A (The 21st Century Antitrust Act), which would dramatically impact the New York economy and its employers, large and small. While touted as a bill targeting large companies, the legislation would instead apply to any company within New York that has a strong position in its local market, including hospitals, tourism services, outlet stores, farms, grocery, convenience stores, manufacturers, and many other businesses
07
Jun
2021
"The proposal also hands incredible power to trial lawyers, who will use the broad scope and loose definitions to sue successful businesses in every sector and in every community"https://t.co/LT0sFDZonU — The Business Council (@BusinessNYS) June 7, 2021
04
Jun
2021
'The Extended Responsibility Act' adds an additional $800 million in direct costs to New York businesses with a $3 billion to $4 billion impact on the state’s economy. Click here to tell your legislator to vote NO.https://t.co/nNTQb0zabt#StandUpforNYBusiness pic.twitter.com/PpruWiDv2N — The
03
Jun
2021
ALBANY - The Business Council of New York State Inc, on Thursday, released an analysis on the proposed Twenty-First Century Anti-Trust Act (S.933-A (Gianaris) / A.1812-A (Dinowitz) because of the negative impact it would have on both consumers and small businesses.  The proposed legislation replaces New York’s antitrust laws with a law modeled on European antitrust laws, both removing the consumer from any consideration and making New York the only state in the Union to abandon consumer-centric antitrust law