It’s time to try something bold for the upstate economy.
And I believe it starts with a revitalized upstate manufacturing sector. Manufacturing has always been the economic engine of many upstate communities, and it remains our best hope for revitalization.
Government can help lead that effort by cutting taxes.
And we can start with this pro-job, pro-private- sector, pro-manufacturing tax cut. Read more... 
Also read this 2011 report from The Business Council of New York State's Public Policy Institute, "Let's Make It Here: Keys To A Manufacturing Resurgence in New York"