The Senate's first priority in confronting the economic crisis facing our state is to put New Yorkers back to work.  Through the leadership of Majority Conference Leader John Sampson and the Senate Economic Development Chair William Stachowski, the Senate is developing policy objectives that will create jobs quickly, bolster job growth, and ensure long-term economic development throughout the next decade.

Initiative Updates

Putting New York Back To Work

Majority Plan Creates Immediate Jobs, Grows Small Businesses & Attracts New Investments

The New York State Senate Majority today unveiled an innovative jobs and economic development program to get New Yorkers back to work. Through three targeted initiatives New Jobs New York will:

·         Create jobs immediately to provide a much-needed economic boost out of this recession;

·         Boost the confidence of small business owners to grow;

·         Implement a tax incentivization program that works for businesses already in New York, and attracts new investments and jobs for the future.

March 25, 2010
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New Jobs New York

The Senate's first priority in confronting the economic crisis facing our state is to put New Yorkers back to work.  Through the leadership of Majority Conference Leader John Sampson and the Senate Economic Development Chair William Stachowski, the Senate is developing policy objectives that will create jobs quickly, bolster job growth, and ensure long-term economic development throughout the next decade.

March 25, 2010
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Senator Addabbo Announces Job Fair on April 9th

Senator Joe Addabbo announces Job Fair for April 9th.

March 9, 2010
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Senate Majority Conference Launches "New Jobs" Roundtables

With the 2010-11 budget negotiations underway, the Senate Majority continued to build on its efforts to combat the unemployment crisis by convening job creation roundtables across the state to engage the expertise of industry leaders and produce sensible solutions to spur job growth.

February 18, 2010
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Senate Launches "New Jobs New York" Roundtables In Buffalo

Today, Buffalo's business, academic, and civic leaders joined together to get Western New York working again.  Brought together by Senator William Stachowski, Chair of the Senate's Economic Development Committee, Buffalo industry leaders met at the University of Buffalo’s Centers for Excellence to discuss job creation and economic development proposals to be included in this year's budget negotiations.

February 18, 2010
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Economic Summary: Western New York Region

The Western New York region -- Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany counties -- has added jobs over the past year despite a slowing national economy. From the first quarter of 2007 to the first quarter of 2008, the region's total nonfarm job count rose by 2,200, or 0.3 percent, to 645,400. The bulk of local job creation has been in service-providing industries, especially professional and business services. In contrast, job losses have been largely confined to goods-producing industries -- manufacturing and construction. 

February 18, 2010
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