Senator Flanagan Hosts Ms. Senior America

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently hosted Gail Lizardy King of Dix Hills in Albany to honor her selection as Ms. Senior America 2009.  During her visit, Ms. King was given a tour of the Capitol building which included a visit to the historic Red Room where she met Governor David Paterson.

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Senator Robach Announces New Jobs Initiative Program

Senator Joseph Robach today announced a new jobs initiative program designed to improve New York’s business climate, reduce taxes, and help employers create new jobs for workers across the State.  He was joined by several business leaders and local employers from our community.

 

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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.

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SENATOR YOUNG RECEIVES COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

           ALBANY- Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean) has been awarded the “Outstanding Community Service Award” from the Dunkirk-Fredonia Lions Club in recognition of more than a decade of dedicated and responsive public service.

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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. 

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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.

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