News

24
Oct
2022
  The Business Council of New York State Supports the Environmental Bond Act on the November Ballot ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State supports the proposed $4.2 billion Clean Water, Clean Air, and Green Jobs Bond Act, on the statewide ballot for New Yorker’s consideration on November 8th
13
Oct
2022
The Business Council of New York State PAC Announces 2022 Political Endorsements   ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State’s Political Action Committee (PAC) today released the following 2022 endorsements for New York State legislature and two state-wide offices.   Endorsements are based on a combination of factors, including but not limited to a candidate’s voting record, their engagement with The Business Council on issues important to our advocacy agenda, a candidate’s response to the PAC’s policy questionnaire, and their positions on key policy issues
06
Oct
2022
  The Business Council Applauds Governor Hochul for Signing MWBE Bill Package Signed Bills Were Part of The Business Council’s MWBE Legislative Package Priority     ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State, on Thursday, applauded Governor Hochul for signing legislation that strengthens New York’s Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MWBE) programs
27
Sep
2022
  Mario Vazquez Joins The Business Council’s Government Affairs Team ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State, announced Tuesday, Mario Vazquez, former Chief Administrator at Excelsior Advisors and previous Legislative Aide to Assemblymember Marcos Crespo, has joined The Business Council of New York State as the Assistant Director of Government Affairs
26
Sep
2022
The Business Council of New York State Approves Four New Directors, Reelects Board Chair Albany, NY – The members of The Business Council of New York State reelected 13 board members, and appointed four new members to their governing body. Board Chair Donna DeCarolis was reelected as board chairperson
23
Sep
2022
  The Business Council Announces Winner of Inaugural Minority & Women’s Business Award ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State announced Friday, Backyard Barbeque was named the winner of the inaugural Minority & Women’s Business Award. Backyard Barbeque, located in Freeport Long Island, was nominated by Assemblymember Taylor Darling (18th District)
21
Sep
2022
Governor Hochul to Address The Business Council’s Annual Meeting at The Sagamore Resort Governor Hochul’s Appearance Will Follow Lee Zeldin Speech, State-wide Party Panel  ALBANY – Governor Kathy Hochul will speak at The Business Council’s Annual Meeting on Friday, September 23, at The Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing
07
Sep
2022
  The Business Council Announces 11 Finalists for Inaugural Minority & Women’s Business Award ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State announced Wednesday 11 finalists for the inaugural Minority & Women’s Business Award. The Business Council believes in the continued promotion of economic growth and prosperity for all, and that opportunity must be given to all employers, regardless of race or creed
06
Sep
2022
  Stewart’s Shops, Capital Region Chamber to Be Honored by The Business Council Four Awards to be Presented at Annual Meeting   ALBANY – Stewart’s Shop and the Capital Region Chamber will be honored by The Business Council of New York State when they each receive an annual award in their perspective categories
02
Sep
2022
National Study Highlights Business Needs, Workforce Challenges Across the Country State by State Breakdown Focuses on Labor Costs, Availability of Skilled Labor ALBANY – The National Association of State Chambers (NASC), Chaired by Business Council President & CEO Heather Briccetti Mulligan, in conjunction with Littler Workplace Policy Institute, an employment and labor law practice, has released a comprehensive, 50-state study on workforce engagement