This report is the result of a hearing the Committee conducted on September 18, 2009 on retail diversity and neighborhood health. It analyzes several of the major problems local retail merchants face, such as adverse tax policy and high commercial rent. Furthermore, it explores the problems and benefits associated with “big box” retailers in New York communities and the effects they have on local retailers.
News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: December 12, 2011Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | firstname.lastname@example.org | (518) 455-3531
Senator Shirley L. Huntley Announces Passage of Inner City Youth Employment Program
Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) announced the passage of a new Inner City Youth Employment Program and Tax credit initiative for the State of New York. The new bill (S. 50002) establishes an $87 million program in grants, training funds, and tax credits to deal with the crisis of inner city youth unemployment.