Issues: Economic Development

Senator Stachowski awards Gateway-Longview $200,000 to support its Niagara Day Care Center

Senator Stachowski awards Gateway-Longview $200,000 to support its Niagara Day Care Center

       State Senator William T. Stachowski (58th District, Buffalo)has secured grant funding in the amount of $200,000 to support Gateway-Longview’s Niagara Day Care Center.  The center, located on the West Side of Buffalo, has been providing high-quality care for children ages six weeks to 12 years since 1975.     

February 23, 2010
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Senator William Stachowski and members of the Anti-Flipping Task Force (AFTF) release Fourth Annual Report

Senator William Stachowski and members of the Anti-Flipping Task Force (AFTF) release Fourth Annual Report

February 17, 2010

February 23, 2010
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Senator Stachowski Joins Firefighting Community to Announce Amanda’s Law

Senator Stachowski Joins Firefighting Community to Announce Amanda’s LawFebruary 18, 2010 Senator William Stachowski joined State Fire Administrator Floyd Madison, legislator Mark Schroeder and West Seneca resident Ken Hansen, and Kidde, a leading manufacturer of residential fire safety products, at a press conference to raise awareness of “Amanda’s Law.”  

February 23, 2010
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SENATOR STACHOWSKI HOSTS ‘JOBS NOW’ ROUNDTABLES

SENATOR STACHOWSKI HOSTS ‘JOBS NOW’ ROUNDTABLES  Business, Academic & Community Leaders offer budget proposals to get New York working again 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 pr

February 23, 2010
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Senate Passes Net Metering Bill to Reduce Energy Costs

Aubertine bill makes clean energy investments profitable for farms/businesses, creates jobs

ALBANY (February 22, 2010)—The New York State Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine (S.6700) to amend the state’s net metering law to clear hurdles and allow farms, small businesses, municipalities and other non-residential customers to reduce their energy costs by generating clean electricity and selling it back to the grid.

February 22, 2010
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Jobs, Economic Development Focus of Roundtable with Senator Aubertine and Senator Stachowski

 

Local government, business and economic development officials given voice in 2010-11 budget

February 19, 2010
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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, February 23, 2010 Room 123 CAP

February 23, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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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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LOCAL BUSINESS LEADERS JOIN SENATOR RANZENHOFER TO DISCUSS JOB CREATION PLAN DESIGNED TO HELP WESTERN NEW YORK ECONOMY

Local business leaders joined with New York State Senators today at a Western New York Business Roundtable Discussion focusing on the challenges of running a business in our state and a major new jobs initiative designed to improve New York's business climate, reduce taxes and bureaucratic red tape, and create thousands of new jobs for workers across the state.    Senator Mike Ranzenhofer (Amherst), Senator Dale Volker (Depew), Senator George D.

February 17, 2010
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Senator Flanagan Proposes Major Jobs Initiative To Get New York State Back To Work

 Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) joined with the other members of the Senate Republican Conference to announce a major new jobs initiative designed to improve New York's business climate, reduce taxes, and create thousands of new jobs for workers across the State.

February 16, 2010
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Eminent Domain in the Empire State: Democracy Challenged

NYS Senator Bill Perkins Hosts a Public Hearing Regarding "Eminent Domain" Law in New York State. Feb. 13, 2010 Albany, NY

February 16, 2010
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CPI gets $40,000 for Main Street

By Patsy Nicosia

Times Journal

COBLESKILL -- Cobleskill Partnership Inc.’s efforts to dress up Main Street got a welcome shot in the arm Friday when State Senator Jim Seward delivered a check for $40,000.

The grant will go toward CPI’s popular façade program, said President Brian Kaiser, with a portion set aside specifically for work on the Newberry’s building.

“I’m a firm believer that downtowns and Main Streets are the real heart of our upstate communities,” Senator Seward told a crowd of about 30 CPI members and SUNY Cobleskill representatives.

February 11, 2010
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Eminent Domain in the Empire State: Democracy Challenged

Senator Perkins, along with experts in the field of eminent domain, will host a workshop to review the current status of eminent domain laws and discuss reforms.

February 13, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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