The Times Ledger wrote about U.S. Treasurer Rios' visit to Astoria to note the impact of the initiatives the Obama administration is taking towards the nation's economic recovery. Senator Gianaris commended the usage of the local bank's federal grant to support the small businesses in Queens.
U.S. Treasurer Rosa “Rosie” Gumataotao Rios and U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) visited Astoria’s Alma Bank to tout a $19 million grant the bank received from the federal government to lend to small businesses near its locations throughout the city and in New Jersey.
“We’re pleased to see Alma Bank putting that capital to work right here in Queens,” Rios said.
More Than 42,000 Job Openings Currently Listed in Job Bank By RegionGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of "Jobs Express," a new website designed to help New Yorkers who are seeking employment.The site takes thousands of jobs listed on the New York State Jobs Bank and sorts them by region to help job seekers evaluate what industries are growing in their area and find out what opportunities are available in specific economic sectors. To visit Jobs Express, go to http://www.labor.ny.gov/jobs/regional.shtm.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the launch of "Jobs Express," a new website designed to help New Yorkers who are seeking employment.
The site takes thousands of jobs listed on the New York State Jobs Bank and sorts them by region to help job seekers evaluate what industries are growing in their area and find out what opportunities are available in specific economic sectors.
New York, N.Y. – State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) joined his colleagues in the State Senate and the Hispanic Federation this past weekend for a two-day “Unidad Latina” economic conference to discuss ways to increase economic opportunities for the growing Hispanic community in New York.
During the conference, Senator Zeldin (above right) recognized Santiago Reyes, a successful entrepreneur and Brentwood small business owner, as “Business Owner of the Year.”
Pictured here with Senator Zeldin are (from left to right): Senator Jack Martins (R- Mineola), Santiago Reyes, Keyry Reyes, and Mrs. Blanca Reyes.
NIAGARA FALLS — A seemingly routine request for an approval from the city’s planning board turned into a discussion Wednesday about the use of local electricians on a high-profile development project in Niagara Falls.
State Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-Niagara Falls and Buffalo, used a presentation to the planning board by representatives from Norampac to publicly question the company’s decision to hire a Louisiana firm for electrical work tied to the construction of a new $430 million plant off Packard Road.
On Tuesday, October 25, Senator Robach was a guest on Legislative Report. Senator Robach discussed job creation and growth around the Rochester, and provided details on his upcoming Job Fair, which will be held in December.
Queens, NY, October 25, 2011 – At a time when the unemployment rate in Queens and statewide is about 7.7%, with a New York City rate that is slightly higher according to the NYS Department of Labor, NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo (D-Queens) sponsored his 4th Job Fair on Friday, October 21, at The Shops at Atlas Park in Glendale.
One of the main focuses in the improvement of Western New York is bringing and finding jobs locally around the area. As the State Senator for the 60th district below are key links and articles to assist the constituents of Buffalo, Grand Island, and Niagara Falls looking for employment, and helpful hunting tips. Not only is it important to find an open job in the city but to be completely prepared when that interview day comes.
PEEKSKILL, NY – State Senator Greg Ball visited the city’s One-Stop Employment Center Thursday with city officials to get a better understanding of the services the center provides and get people back to work.
POUND RIDGE, N.Y. – State Sen. Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) reviewed the state legislature’s last session for the Pound Ridge Town Board last week, covering topics that ranged from job creation to the tax cap to unfunded mandates.
By State Senator Daniel Squadron and Assemblyman Rory Lancman
Much has been made of the lack of specific demands of the Occupy Wall Street protesters. But the themes underlying the protests are clear: accountability on Wall Street for the financial crisis that tanked the global economy; shared sacrifice as we pull ourselves out of an economic mess that the middle class and working poor didn't create; and a political system controlled by people, not corporations.
Republican state Senator Greg Ball will be at the Carmel Town Board meeting tomorrow night (Wednesday 10/5) to talk about creating jobs and economic revitalization. He will team up with former White Plains Mayor Joseph Delfino.