Issues: Small Business

Senator Valesky Calls for Responsible Budget Action and Long-Term Solutions

ALBANY, N.Y.—Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) echoed the call for long-term budget solutions made by Governor Paterson during his Executive Budget presentation today.

January 20, 2010
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Rural Broadband Funding

Residents of NYS who are underserved by broadband internet should check out: http://broadbandusa.gov/. Billions of dollars have been alloted to expand high-speed internet access in rural areas.

January 19, 2010
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January 12, 2010
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Response to Gov. Paterson’s State-of-the-State Address

Press Contact: Steve Mangione 914-403-4072 (cellular) 518-455-3395 (at this number Jan. 6th)

“The action of the Senate Democratic Majority in recent months – for example, addressing issues in a bipartisan way, creating green jobs, controlling spending and preserving important resources for education – has demonstrated our commitment to the state’s 19.5 million residents.

January 6, 2010
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Senator Alesi Protecting Small Business

As former Chairman of the Senate Commerce Economic Development Committee, Senator Alesi was a prime architect of “Upstate Now”. Passed by the Senate, “Upstate Now” would lower taxes, provide affordable health plans for small businesses, strengthen our workforce, invest in new technology and reduce energy costs to help small businesses thrive.      

A highly skilled workforce is imperative to the success and growth of our local economy. Senator Alesi continues to support small businesses in securing workforce development funds for groups like Rochester Business Alliance and Progress Rochester that partner with area colleges, universities, and local businesses to provide necessary training.

December 21, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HONORS MASSAPEQUA CHAMBER’S 2009 SMALL BUSINESSPERSON OF THE YEAR

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right) congratulates Phyllis Doria (center) on being named “2009 Small Businessperson of the Year” by the Chamber of Commerce of the Massapequas. They are joined by Patricia Orzano (left), the Chamber’s Second Vice-President.

November 6, 2009
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Senator Kevin Parker joins legislators and business owners at the "Invest in China" presentation

"Invest in China" presentation with legislators and business owners. Legislators shown include Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer, Senator Kevin Parker, Assemblyman John McEneny, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, Assemblyman Dennis Gabrysak, and Assemblywoman Nancy Calhoun

October 29, 2009
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October 29, 2009
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Clarence Hollow Association Meeting

Thursday, October 29, 2009 - State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer discusses his efforts on behalf of small businesses at a Clarence Hollow Association meeting.

October 29, 2009
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Aubertine, Burling, Koon Host Agriculture Roundtable

 

Lawmakers discuss dairy crisis, farm labor with farmers, business and community leaders 

October 21, 2009
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Ag Chair Introduces Bill to Provide Relief for Dairy Farmers

 

Ban on “stop & haul” charges would effectively add $1-2 per CWT to bimonthly milk checks

Aubertine holds issues roundtable in Ithaca to hear farmers on this bill, farm labor, dairy crisis 

October 20, 2009
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MERCHANTS OF THIRD AVENUE CIVIC IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION


The Merchants of Third Avenue Civic Improvement Association, a non-profit serving the Third Avenue retail corridor for over 30 years has been awarded an Avenue NYC Economic Development grant from the New York City Department of Small Business Services.

September 28, 2009
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Downtown Cortland Receives Improvement Funding

CORTLAND, 09/28/09 – Joined by area merchants and local community leaders, Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today announced that the 2009-2010 state budget includes, at his request, a $12,500 senate grant toward improvements throughout downtown Cortland.

September 28, 2009
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Senator Flanagan: New Resource for Small Business Men and Women Very Helpful

As New York continues to recover from the current economic downturn, everyone agrees that our economic success depends on the success of our small businesses.  To assist the many men and women across our area who build these job-creating enterprises, I wanted to make sure that everyone was aware of a new resource that will assist them in their efforts.

September 25, 2009
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