Issues: Small Business

Committee Meeting: Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Senator William T. Stachowski, Chair 2:30 PM, Tuesday, May 4, 2010 Room 123 CAP

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May 4, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Senate approves temporary liquor license bill

Adirdonack Daily Enterprise, Wednesday, April 28, 2010 

By a 58-3 vote, the state Senate approved legislation Monday that would create a temporary liquor sale permit system to address the sometimes long and expensive process of getting a liquor license.

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April 28, 2010
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LITTLE: SENATE APPROVES TEMPORARY LIQUOR LICENSE BILL

 The State Senate today approved legislation cosponsored by Senator Betty Little that would create a temporary liquor retail permit system to address the sometimes lengthy and costly process of obtaining a liquor license.

  “Some of the most frustrated people I have spoken with are those who have poured their life’s savings and untold hours of work into opening a restaurant only to see months and months go by waiting for their liquor license to be approved,” said Senator Little.

April 28, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO SECURES STATE FUNDING FOR SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that he secured state funding to help promote small business and economic development programs.

April 28, 2010
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Senator Addabbo discusses new ENERGY cost-saving initiatives for small businesses with community leaders on earth day

Senator Addabbo discusses new ENERGY cost-saving initiatives for small businesses with community leaders on earth day

April 27, 2010
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Small Business Energy Savings Roundtable

Senator Addabbo addresses business leaders at Small Business Energy Savings Roundtable

Go to Lowering Energy Costs And Growing Small Businesses to learn more.

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April 23, 2010
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Lowering Energy Costs And Growing Small Businesses

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April 23, 2010
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New On-Bill Financing Legislation Will Create Jobs, Reduce Energy Costs And Help Homeowners Afford Weatherization

New York State homeowners will benefit from new legislation introduced in the New York State Senate (S7565/Parker) to enhance last year’s Green Jobs/Green NY (GJ-GNY) program by providing for on-bill financing to assist families with payment and financing much-needed weatherization projects on their homes and small businesses. 

April 23, 2010
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Report: New York Retail...Serving The Public!

This report is the result of a hearing the Committee conducted on September 18, 2009 on retail diversity and neighborhood health. It analyzes several of the major problems local retail merchants face, such as adverse tax policy and high commercial rent. Furthermore, it explores the problems and benefits associated with “big box” retailers in New York communities and the effects they have on local retailers.

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Committee on Cities Retail Report

File: 
Aooendix to Retail Report

April 23, 2010
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Report: New York Retail...Serving The Public!

This report is the result of a hearing the Committee conducted on September 18, 2009 on retail diversity and neighborhood health. It analyzes several of the major problems local retail merchants face, such as adverse tax policy and high commercial rent. Furthermore, it explores the problems and benefits associated with “big box” retailers in New York communities and the effects they have on local retailers.

File: 
Committee on Cities Retail Report

File: 
Appendix to Retail Report

April 23, 2010
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Legislative Wrap-Up: Week of April 19th: Senate Majority Passes Earth Day 2010 Agenda And More

Legislation passed by the New York State Senate Democratic Majority this week included a bill package demonstrating their commitment to environmental conservation and “green” job creation, as well as establishing a commission to study the health care services of children in foster care.

 ‘Earth Day 2010 Agenda’

April 22, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO INVITES SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS TO HIS SMALL BUSINESS NETWORKING EXPO ON MAY 13TH

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that his 2010 Small Business Networking Expo will be held on Thursday, May 13th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Seaford Knights of Columbus, which is located at 2183 Jackson Avenue in Seaford.

April 21, 2010
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Small Business Meeting with Senator Golden and Deputy Mayor Leiber

Senator Marty Golden

Cordially invites you to a meeting

With

Robert C. Leiber

Deputy Mayor

Economic Development

On

Thursday April 29, 2010

1:30 pm

At

Bay Ridge Manor

476 76th Street

Deputy Mayor Leiber will be discussing many of the issues facing small business owners and merchants as previously discussed with Mayor Bloomberg. Please feel free to join us and invite other merchants.

April 29, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Powering Small Business Event - Glendale

Through a joint initiative with Con Edison and National Grid I am working to educate small businesses owners to immediate cost savings programs that will help reduce their energy costs.  By helping small business lower energy costs we are helping our local small businesses grow; creating more local jobs. 

May 13, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Powering Small Business Event - Ozone Park

Through a joint initiative with Con Edison and National Grid I am working to educate small businesses owners to immediate cost savings programs that will help reduce their energy costs.  By helping small business lower energy costs we are helping our local small businesses grow; creating more local jobs. 

May 6, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Press Conference: Small Business Press Conference

Senator Addabbo, Con Ed, NYSERDA, National Grid, Center for Urban Future & other roundtable participants will discuss potential cost savings from Energy programs.

April 15, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Griffo Says Broadband Cuts Hurt Upstate Jobs

(Albany) - State Sen. Joseph A. Griffo (R-IP-C, Rome) today reacted with alarm to Albany’s plan to renege on a commitment for matching funds for sorely needed high-speed Internet access to North Country homes and businesses.

Senate and Assembly Democrats stripped $100 million in funding from the state budget for broadband matching grants, including at least $2 million that, together with federal stimulus funding, was planned for projects in rural St. Lawrence County, according to a story in today’s Journal News.

“Democrats called their plan a ‘roadmap,’ but cutting funds for programs that are tied to job growth and economic revitalization can only lead to a dead end for North Country jobs and businesses,” Griffo said.

April 7, 2010
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Sen. Foley is Joined by Community Leaders in an Effort to Increase Participation in 2010 Census

Civic leaders and activists from local communities in Suffolk County joined Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) as he called for increased participation in the U.S Census. The 2010 Census awareness event, which took place at the Brentwood Public Library, was centered around relaying the importance of Census participation and giving community members the tools necessary to educate their friends, family, and neighbors about the Census.  

April 1, 2010
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Sen. Aubertine Pushing Agenda for Job Growth and Retention

Legislative package announced today fits with ongoing efforts to boost economy, sustain jobs

March 25, 2010
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Senator Valesky Announces Plan to Jump Start Job Growth in New York

SYRACUSE, N.Y.-- Today, Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) presented an innovative jobs and economic development program to get New Yorkers back to work. The program, ‘New Jobs New York,’ consists of three targeted initiatives that will:

March 25, 2010
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