Senate Facilitates Small “Food” Business Growth

Passes grants program for small-scale food processing facilities putting people to work, utilizing NYS products in recipes. (Albany, NY)-The New York State Senate has passed S3594,  legislation that promotes the development of small businesses, particularly those in distressed communities,  by enabling small-scale food processors to apply for funding from the Empire State Economic Development Fund. 

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Senate Passes Historic Government Consolidation Legislation Co-Sponsored by Senator Valesky

ALBANY, N.Y. – State Senator David J. Valesky (D- Oneida) announced that the New York State Senate passed the New York Government Reorganization And Citizen Empowerment Act (S5661) by 47-16 votes, legislation that will empower citizens to streamline their government, cut costs associated with government and lower property taxes through consolidation of governmental entities.

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Updated Public Schedule For Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith For Thursday June 4, 2009

Senator Smith is in Albany.
 
11:00 AM:  The Senate is in session.  Session can be viewed online at
http://nysenate.gov              
                       

Location

Senate Capitol Building, Senate Chambers, Albany, NY 12247
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SENATOR ALESI’S TAXPAYER EMPOWERMENT ACT WOULD LIMIT STATE SPENDING

    Senator Jim Alesi (R-C-I, Perinton) will be sponsoring the “Taxpayer Empowerment Act” (TEA), which would limit New York State’s ability to raise taxes and spend your money.

    “The only way to begin a fundamental turnaround in New York State is to limit the government’s ability to tax and spend,” said Senator Alesi.  “This first step would stem the tide of  job loss and population exodus that has crippled our State’s economy.”

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