News

22
Sep
2021
Governor Hochul to Address The Business Council’s Annual Meeting at The Sagamore Resort  Governor Hochul’s Appearance Will Follow Panel of Former State-Wide Elected Officials  ALBANY – Governor Kathy Hochul will speak at The Business Council’s Annual Meeting on Friday, September 24, at The Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing
15
Sep
2021
Pace Business Poll: 65% of Businesses will be Stronger after Pandemic The Lubin School of Business Surveys New York City, Westchester, Rockland and Long Island Businesses Businesses Remain Optimistic, but Challenges Remain   NEW YORK & PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. (September 15, 2021) -- A majority of businesses surveyed in New York City, Westchester, and Long Island say they will be stronger after the pandemic, and half of respondents reported being optimistic about the future of business in New York, according to a recently released Pace Business Poll
01
Sep
2021
Former State-Wide Elected Officials to Lead Political Climate Panel at The Business Council’s 2021 Annual Meeting  David Paterson, H. Carl McCall, and Dennis Vacco To Discuss Today’s Political Landscape  ALBANY – Former Political Reporter and current Managing Director at Marathon Strategies, Liz Benjamin, will moderate a three-person panel at The Business Council’s upcoming Annual Meeting, discussing the role of politics in today’s world including the divide among moderates and those on the far end of each political party
18
Aug
2021
The Business Council of New York State to Join U.S. Chamber of Commerce, MACNY, Discussing the Need for Infrastructure Action ALBANY – On Thursday, August 19 leaders from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Business Council of New York State, and Manufacturers Association of Central New York (MACNY) will host a press call to discuss the urgent need for federal action in order to invest in and modernize America’s infrastructure
10
Aug
2021
“These unfortunate events have again highlighted the fact that there is no place for sexual harassment, especially in the workplace. As we turn the page, we look forward to working with soon-to-be Governor Kathy Hochul, who we believe will be a strong leader in her attempts to create stability in New York
05
Aug
2021
Former Corning Enterprises President Thomas Tranter to Receive The Business Council’s ‘Corning Award for Excellence’ The Vandervort Group Named 2021 Member of the Year Recipient     ALBANY – G. Thomas Tranter, former President and Director of Community and Government Affairs for Corning Enterprises, has been named the recipient of the 2021 Corning Award for Excellence by The Business Council of New York State Inc
30
Jul
2021
On July 27, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) revised its guidance for fully vaccinated individuals. This guidance includes the wearing of masks indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission. As of July 30 – outside the city of New York and Long Island – only Orange, Greene, Westchester and Saratoga Counties are designated as substantial or high areas of transmission
22
Jul
2021
Over 120 golfers took to the Leatherstocking Golf Course at the Otesaga Resort in Cooperstown for the 13th annual Business Council Member Golf Classic. The sold-out event featured an 18 hole Captain and Crew format tournament, with the top team scoring a -13 under par 59. The group consisted of Gregory Corso, Ray Kinley, Andrew Kinley, and Richard Amadon
09
Jul
2021
"One advocacy group recently complained that the state’s Climate Action Council and its advisory committees were “stacked” with industry representatives impairing the CLCPA planning process. Facts are facts. Just two of the 22 CAC members are industry representatives (and just two of eight public members), and the CAC advisory committees have comparable membership, with a limited number of “industry” representatives, including representatives of alternative energy providers and other recognized “green” businesses
08
Jul
2021
[email protected] has released the HERO Act Standards for prevention of airborne infectious disease. All employers must adopt a plan by August. We’ll discuss what you need to do to comply. Our webinar on July 12th, is open to all with a fee for non-members Info:https://t.co/RkWnslvxmc pic.twitter.com/31PrPtwGRs —