News

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
02
Dec
2021
"The governor is right in wanting to avoid disrupting a recovering economy, especially during the holiday season. From the beginning of the pandemic, businesses have been proactive in their response by adapting to policy changes and government mandates, all while creating safer conditions for employees and customers
29
Nov
2021
The Business Council Welcomes Paul Zuber To Head Government Affairs ALBANY – Paul Zuber is joining The Business Council of New York State Inc., as Executive Vice President, effective November 29.  Mr. Zuber is bringing extensive public policy experience to The Business Council. For the last eleven years, he was Senior Vice President of Government Affairs at Albany Strategic Advisors
18
Nov
2021
More than $25 billion will come to New York to update and repair critical infrastructure across the state. https://t.co/iBnBf059TH — The Business Council (@BusinessNYS) November 18, 2021
11
Nov
2021
Congratulations to the boss, @briccetti , on being named to the City & State Power of Diversity: Women 100 list! We are proud of the work we do here and for Heather's leadership advocating & being the voice of business in New York State.https://t.co/pToCbWjyzw — The Business Council (@BusinessNYS)
10
Nov
2021
“The Business Council applauds the New York State Congressional Delegation members who supported the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Despite the misinformation and political backlash surrounding the vote, this bill is an investment of over $500 billion into the nation’s infrastructure with approximately $27 billion in assets to New York State to update and repair critical infrastructure, which is a win for everyone, including taxpayers, businesses, and the economy
10
Nov
2021
Day two of the Annual Environment Conference featured forward-thinking sessions including the new circular economy, electrifying transportation, implementing the CLCPA, and how hydrogen can be part of New York's decarbonization plans.   The second day's events began with remarks from the Honorable Carrie Woerner (AD 113) on the implementation process of the state's new environmental mandates
09
Nov
2021
The first day of the 2021 Annual Environment Conference featured two important sessions, including a state regulatory update and an introduction to the new executive administration. The event began with welcome remarks from the staff of The Business Council, which led to our feature speakers that included representatives from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
27
Oct
2021
The Business Council Opposes Proposition 2 - Environmental Rights Amendment On November 2, New Yorkers will be voting on five proposed amendments to the state’s constitution. While three election-related amendments have received the most public attention to date, the proposal with the greatest potential impact on New York’s economy is Proposition 2