Joseph A. Griffo's posts related to Economic Development

Griffo Calls North Country Economic Development Efforts Outstanding

Griffo Statement on Award Winning Recognition for North Country Economic Development Council

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University at Buffalo Study: Blind and Visually Impaired New Yorkers Contribute to New York's Economy

Major New Analysis Shows Positive Impact of Employment of New Yorkers who are Blind and Visually Impaired

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State Senate Passes 2012-13 Budget Resolution

Griffo Says Senate Plan Emphasizes Job Creation & Fiscal Responsibility

(Albany)- Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-C-IP, Rome) said today that the State Senate passed its 2012-13 Senate Budget resolution that aims to control state spending, avoid new taxes, fees and unfunded mandates and helps create new jobs.

The Senate budget, at just under $132.5 billion, keeps the total state spending increase below two percent, and spends slightly less than the Executive Budget.  The budget closes a $2 billion budget deficit and builds on last year’s successes in putting the state’s fiscal house in order.

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Griffo Says New Power Initiative Will Create and Keep Jobs

Governor Cuomo and Senator GriffoAnnounce First Round of Power Allocations for RECHARGE New York ProgramLow Cost Power Will Help Create and Retain Thousands of Jobs Across the State

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Griffo Says Senate's "NEW JOBS-NY" Job Creation Plan Will Make State Competitive

Griffo Says Senate's "NEW JOBS-NY" Job Creation Plan Will Make State Competitive

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Griffo Says Senate Legislation to Encourage NY Craft Brewers

Senate Passes Bills to Grow Craft Brewing Industry in New York

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GRIFFO ON STATE'S AGREEMENT WITH ONEIDA INDIAN NATION

[attachment: preliminary agreement with Oneida Indian Nation]

 STATEMENT FROM SENATOR JOSEPH A. GRIFFO

On New York State, Oneida Indian Nation, and

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Griffo Bill to Lead Senate-Backed Reform Package

GRIFFO - SPONSORED MEASURE TO SPEARHEAD SENATE MAJORITY COALITION  INITIATIVE TO ELIMINATE REGS DETRIMENTAL TO BUSINESSES, SCHOOLS & LOCAL GOVERNMENTS 

Berger Commission -Style Panel To Make Binding Recommendations Regulatory Reform Bills To Be Acted on Today

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NYS to make significant investment for Nano

(Utica)- Senator Joe Griffo joined the Governor and other local leaders today for the announcement that six leading global technology companies will invest $1.5 billion to create ‘Nano Utica,’ the state’s second major hub of nanotechnology research and development. The public-private partnership, to be spearheaded by the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (SUNY CNSE) and the SUNY Institute of Technology (SUNYIT), will create more than 1,000 new high-tech jobs on the campus of SUNYIT in Marcy.

NY SENATE TO CONVENE MASSIVE CYBERSECURITY HEARING IN ROME

ROME - Six Senate committees will hold a joint hearing at noon Monday to hear testimony from experts in law enforcement, finance and computer science about the state’s preparedness against cyber-attacks.

“Cyber crime is a major economic issue, resulting in more than $500 million in losses last year alone,” said Sen. Joseph A. Griffo, who chairs the Senate Banking Committee and is hosting the event. “There’s a reason why England considers it an even greater threat than nuclear war. We need to take a closer look at what our state is doing to prevent cyberattacks that could affect our security, our economy and our government.”

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