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Senator Alesi calls cutting back on the state's job creation program "simply shortsighted"

ALBANY - The Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation creating the Excelsior Jobs Program, a targeted economic development initiative that create jobs, attracts new businesses and encourages investment.

Totaling a $1.25 billion investment over 9 years, Excelsior provides tax credits to strategic industries, implements stringent accountability standards, and caps program spending to ensure the wisest investment of taxpayer dollars.

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SENATOR ALESI ON THE JOB CREATION AND RETENTION PACKAGE

Senator Alesi, joined by colleagues in the Republican Majority and members of the business community, highlights key components of the Job Creation and Retention Package.  The Senator's legislation (S.1891) passed with strong, bipartisan support.