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Senate Majority Conference Leaders Hold Upstate Summit on Economic Development

SYRACUSE (October 26, 2009)—The Senate Majority Upstate Caucus today hosted Senate leadership for the first day of a two day summit to address theeconomic development needs of Upstate New York.

November 4, 2009
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State Workforce Reductions

In Response to numerous inquiries from residents of the 58th District, I am posting the workforce reductions taken within state ranks.  This listing shows the number of employees that left state service from each agency through attrition and unfilled vacancies, and those that left state service through Governor Paterson's severance package.

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October 16, 2009
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Workforce Reductions

In Response to numerous inquiries from residents of the 58th District, I am posting the workforce reductions taken within state ranks.  This listing shows the number of employees that left state service from each agency through attrition and unfilled vacancies, and those that left state service through Governor Paterson's severance package.

October 16, 2009
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KEVIN GUEST HOUSE AWARDED LEGISLATIVE GRANT FROM SENATOR WILLIAM STACHOWSKI

Contact: Dennis KozuchPhone: 716.826.3344Email: Senstachowski@yahoo.com 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2009

KEVIN GUEST HOUSE AWARDED LEGISLATIVE GRANT FROM SENATOR WILLIAM STACHOWSKI

October 13, 2009
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STACHOWSKI ANNOUNCES STATE GRANT FOR CHEEKTOWAGA DRUG COURT

For Immediate Release:                                    Contact: Dennis KozuchOctober 9, 2009                                                 826-3344   &nbs

October 9, 2009
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STACHOWSKI DELIVERS STATE GRANT FOR $200,000 TO ALLOW HILBERT COLLEGE TO RESTORE SCIENCE LABS

 For Immediate Release   Contact:       Dennis KozuchOctober 7, 2009                                              716-826-3344senstachowski@yahoo.com 

 

 

 

October 9, 2009
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Business Council hears ideas for Empire Zone's successor

From the Democrat and Chronicle:

Matthew Daneman • Staff writer • October 1, 2009

October 1, 2009
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Potential Job Training Opportunity

The emerging life sciences economy in Western New York offers the region and its workers unprecedented opportunities. But many in Western New York mistakenly assume you have to be a scientist to work in the industry. A new University at Buffalo workforce development program, isciWNY, is reaching out to the entire community, providing skills and training that prove that the new life sciences economy benefits everyone. For more information about program, go to http://www.isciwny.com.

September 28, 2009
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Historic Building Will Host Downtown Hotel Project

Mike Desmond (2009-09-25)

BUFFALO (wned) - The old Curtiss Building at Huron and Franklin will become the core of a new 57 room hotel, with the old and closed Continental nightclub leveled to be replaced by a hotel and amenities wing.A Restore New York grant of $1.3 million allocated by City Hall will help demolish the Continental. Senator William Stachowski says the total $14 million dollar Restore New York grant to Buffalo is the largest in the state.

September 25, 2009
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Total Support for UB 2020 Still Lacking

BUFFALO, NY (WBFO) - UB president John Simpson made a passionate plea Wednesday asking the community to rally around UB 2020. Simpson's annual address to the community painted a bleak picture of what the region faces if UB's ambitious plans aren't realized. But not everyone is completely on board with the university's vision.

September 25, 2009
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September 24, 2009
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NHS OF SOUTH BUFFALO, INC, SENATOR STACHOWSKI, AND LEGISLATOR KENNEDY ANNOUNCE GRANT FOR BUSINESSES ON SOUTH PARK AVENUE

For Immediate Release:      Contact: Dennis KozuchSeptember 4, 2009          826-3344

NHS OF SOUTH BUFFALO, INC, SENATOR STACHOWSKI, AND LEGISLATOR KENNEDY ANNOUNCE GRANT FOR BUSINESSES ON SOUTH PARK AVENUE

 

September 23, 2009
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GCEDC gets $1 million for early work on 'mega site"

From The Daily News Online

The GCEDC vice president said it was a bipartisan effort by the Western New York delegation of the Senate and Assembly to get the funds earmarked. Elected officials who worked on securing the $1 million included two Republicans, Ranzenhofer and Assemblyman Steve Hawley; a Democrat, Senator William Stachowski; and one former GOP senator, Mary Lou Rath, who retired at the end of 2008.

September 18, 2009
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Phase 2 of tech and manufacturing park approved

From The Batavian:

The approval of $1 million for Phase 2 of the Western New York Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP) was granted by the Empire State Development Corporation today.

September 18, 2009
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September 17, 2009
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BPO awarded $300K state grant

From bizjournals.com

The grant, which was secured through state Sen. William Stachowski, D-Lakeview, will go to the BPO’s general fund but will be earmarked for the children’s fund. The money helps underwrite concerts the BPO performs for area school children.“It was a pretty easy lift,” Stachowski said. “The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra plays a major role in our community. They are a very important part of the region, everyone agrees on that point.”

September 11, 2009
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BPO awarded $300K state grant

From bizjournals.com

The grant, which was secured through state Sen. William Stachowski, D-Lakeview, will go to the BPO’s general fund but will be earmarked for the children’s fund. The money helps underwrite concerts the BPO performs for area school children.“It was a pretty easy lift,” Stachowski said. “The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra plays a major role in our community. They are a very important part of the region, everyone agrees on that point.”

September 11, 2009
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STACHOWSKI CALLS ON SENATE TO ACT ON BILL RESCINDING REGISTRATION FEE

For Immediate Release:      Contact: Dennis KozuchSeptember 4, 2009          826-3344

 

STACHOWSKI CALLS ON SENATE TO ACT ON BILL RESCINDING REGISTRATION FEE

Senator wants bill considered during September 10 session

September 4, 2009
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NEW YORK STATE SENATOR BILL STACHOWSKI SECURES $300,000 GRANT ON BEHALF OF THE BUFFALO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

NEW YORK STATE SENATOR BILL STACHOWSKI SECURES $300,000 GRANT ON BEHALF OF THE BUFFALO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

 

BUFFALO, NEW YORK – Members of the Board of Trustees and management from the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra gathered at Kleinhans Music Hall on Tuesday, August 25th, to thank New York State Senator William Stachowski for securing a $300,000 grant on behalf of the Western New York cultural icon. 

August 25, 2009
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