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16
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
11
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
10
Oct
2019
Testimony to New York State Senate & Assembly Joint Committee Hearing The New York Health Act Presented by Name: Lev Ginsburg, Esq. Title: Senior Director of Government Affairs October 10, 2019 On behalf of The Business Council of New York State, Inc. and our more than 2,300 members – businesses large and small all across the state – I wish to submit these comments into the record as part of this joint committee’s hearing on the New York Health Act
02
Oct
2019
The Business Council of New York State Joins Congressman Brindisi, US Chamber, and New York Farm Bureau Calling for approval of the USMCA   Utica, NY – The Business Council of New York State Inc., on Wednesday, joined Congressman Brindisi, the US Chamber and the New York Farm Bureau to call on the passage of the USMCA trade agreement
12
Sep
2019
The Business Council announces 2019 Annual Meeting award recipients Honorees named for Corning Award, Member of the Year and Chamber of the year ALBANY, N.Y.— The Business Council of New York State, Inc. today announced the winners of this year’s Annual Meeting awards. The Annual Meeting is the Council’s signature event, held each year at The Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing, NY
21
Aug
2019
National, state, and local chambers join Buffalo business calling for approval of the USMCA   Buffalo, NY – The Business Council of New York State Inc., on Wednesday, joined the US Chamber, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership and Rigidized Metals Corporation, to call on the passage of the proposed USMCA trade agreement
13
Aug
2019
Business Council 2019 Annual Meeting provides forward thinking agenda while also honoring SUNY Chancellor Emeritus Dr. Nancy Zimpher  Three-day event will discuss potential impacts of 2020 state, national elections ALBANY, N.Y.— The Business Council of New York State, Inc. today announced this year’s Annual Meeting (September 18-20 at The Sagamore Resort, Bolton Landing) will feature appearances by the Chairs of both the New York State Democratic party and the New York State Republican party
26
Jul
2019
The Business Council of New York State applauds the passage and signing of the SHIELD ACT Business Council staff helped advocate for business and consumer protections   Albany, NY – The Business Council of New York State Inc., is pleased to see the signing of the SHIELD Act, a piece of a legislation we as a business association worked diligently to advocate for
23
Jul
2019
55 New York State businesses and organizations sign The Business Council’s Letter in Support of the USMCA  Letter sent to state’s Congressional delegation, U.S. Senators, and President in hopes to speed up approval of the proposed deal Albany, NY – The Business Council of New York State Inc
21
Jun
2019
Statement from President / CEO Heather Briccetti regarding her appointment to the New York State Thruway Authority Board    “I am thankful for this opportunity to serve on the Thruway Authority. I can’t wait to join my colleagues and get started on the new and exciting initiatives ahead of us