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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
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
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
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
29
Sep
2021
Statement from The Business Council of New York State on the Federal Infrastructure Bill “The Business Council supports the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and would like to urge swift passage, including full support from the New York State delegation. Despite misinformation, this is an investment of over $500 billion into the nation’s infrastructure with approximately $27 billion in assets to New York State
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