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20
Jan
2022
Statement on Proposed Changes to the Alcohol Beverage Control Laws “The Business Council commends Governor Hochul’s budget initiatives to streamline the licensing process at the State Liquor Authority and amend outdated provisions in the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law (ABC),” said Paul Zuber, Executive Vice President
18
Jan
2022
Statement in Response to the FY 2023 Executive Budget “The Business Council is encouraged by highlights presented by Governor Hochul in her budget address today, including resources to support economic growth and critical infrastructure, support for childcare services, support for small businesses, and important measures to help maintain long-term financial stability for the state, all while avoiding new revenue measures,” said Heather Briccetti, President & CEO
13
Jan
2022
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06
Jan
2022
  Statement on Mobile Sports Betting in New York State "The inception of legal mobile sports gaming in New York State is long overdue. This multi-billion-dollar industry has been blocked in New York State for far too long, driving enthusiasts and revenues that should be in New York’s coffers to other states
05
Jan
2022
Statement in Response to the 2022 State of the State Address “The Business Council applauds Governor Hochul's initiatives to promote a stronger economy, increased private sector investments, and the creation of good-paying jobs,” said Heather Briccetti, President & CEO, The Business Council of New York State
30
Dec
2021
Statement in Response to New York's $240 million Investment Increase in Schools Serving Children with Disabilities "We commend Governor Hochul for this historic investment in students with disabilities. As employers embrace a workforce with neural diversity, we want to know students are supported with the necessary resources & tools in their formative education years
21
Dec
2021
#StandUpforNYBusiness "Ultimately, the negative impact of this new tax will fall on New York citizens and businesses."https://t.co/rqyfPQ9R4k — The Business Council (@BusinessNYS) December 18, 2021
16
Dec
2021
"The state needs to reconsider this tax and focus instead on promoting continued investment in New York’s broadband" This is the latest example of how we can #StandUpforNYBusinesshttps://t.co/rqyfPPSfFK — The Business Council (@BusinessNYS) December 16, 2021
10
Dec
2021
Statement from The Business Council on the State's Mask Requirement “As we have stated in the past regarding similar mandates, we support necessary measures to help stop the spread of COVID. Our hope is people respect the state’s directive and employees of businesses by not putting them in the difficult position of having to enforce the mandate through confrontation
08
Dec
2021
Consider shopping small this holiday season! Small businesses have a BIG impact on local economies! 🛍️#supportsmallbusiness Learn more about our Small Business Member Alliance program, FREE to eligible employers across New York State.https://t.co/TH0iNjoYPT pic.twitter.com/XxnMZVyM3k — The