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UB to honor business links

From the Buffalo NewsThe University at Buffalo will honor, evaluate and promote its associations with area businesses today with its annual Business Partner Day at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in downtown Buffalo.Honors include the Reaching Others Award, to be given to New York State Sen. William T. Stachowski for his support for UB’s growth and its UB 2020 expansion plans.The luncheon program is sold out. But displays and panel discussions that run from 8 a. m. to noon are free and open to the public.

June 4, 2009
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UB 2020 Reforms One Step Closer to Law

Joyce Kryszak

BUFFALO, NY (2009-06-04)

The New York State Senate Wednesday passed legislation that sets the stage for UB to operate more like an independent business. Click the audio player above to hear Joyce Kryszak's full story now or use your podcasting software to download it to your computer or iPod.

The bill is called the "UB 20-20 Flexibility and Economic Growth Act." But its effect is potentially more exciting than its name. To become law, the bill still must receive final passage from the State Assembly.

June 4, 2009
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Senator Stachowski Ends Discussion on Floor in Relation to Senate Bill 2020

Senator Stachowski wraps up discussion on UB2020 and thanks his those who supporte his efforts to make S2020C happen.

June 4, 2009
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Senator Stachowski Explains Senate Bill 2020

Senator Stachowski provides and in-depth explaination of S2020C, a revolutionary bill that empowers the University of Buffalo to become an engine of economic growth for WNY.

June 4, 2009
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Senator Stachowski Explains his vote on Consolidation Bill

Senators Stachowski dicusses his co-sponsorship and 'Yes' vote on an important bill authored by Attorney General Adrew Cuomo.

June 4, 2009
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IDAs can revive upstate

By REBECCA MEINKINGFirst published in print: Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Before it adjourns in late June, the state Legislature has an opportunity to do something that will benefit the upstate economy. It does not cost the taxpayers any money; it will create thousands of construction and permanent jobs throughout the state; and it will give legislators a significant accomplishment for the 2009 session.         

June 2, 2009
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Senate Ethics Committee Launches Statewide Hearings,

Senate Ethics Committee Launches Statewide Hearings, Senator Stachowski Panelist

May 29, 2009

The New York State Senate Ethics Committee today conducted the second in a series of three public hearings throughout the state to listen to comments and ideas from the public about several ethics reform proposals. The basis of the hearings are four bills, two each from Senator Liz Krueger and Senator Daniel Squadron.

May 29, 2009
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UB 2020 Advances out of Finance

UB 2020 has cleared another hurdle and has advanced out of the finance committee. Check out the story here: http://www.buffalo.edu/ubreporter/2009_05_27/2020_senate_finance

May 28, 2009
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Finance panel approves UB 2020 bill

By JOHN DELLACONTRADA    Published: May 28, 2009

The Finance Committee of the New York State Senate yesterday unanimously approved the UB 2020 Flexibility and Economic Growth Act, moving the bill another step closer to passage.

The bill next goes to a full Senate vote before moving on to the state Assembly for consideration.

President John B. Simpson thanked Senate Finance Chair Carl Kruger and Sens. William Stachowski, Antoine Thompson, George Maziarz and Dale Volker for their leadership and support of the bill.

May 28, 2009
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UB 2020 Clears Committee

The UB 2020 Flexibility and Economic Growth Act just successfully made its way out of committee. Check out the full story here: http://www.buffalo.edu/news/10122

May 20, 2009
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Senate Committee Approves UB 2020 Bill

Buffalo Building and Construction Trades Council Offers Support

Release Date: May 20, 2009

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The UB 2020 Flexibility and Economic Growth Act moved closer to passage today when the bill was approved by the New York State Senate Higher Education Committee.

The bill, sponsored by Senator William T. Stachowski, now goes to the Senate Finance Committee for review and then to the full Senate for a vote before moving on to the Assembly for consideration.

May 20, 2009
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SENATE ANNOUNCES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE, PARTNERS WITH BUSINESS TO INITIATE NEW PROGRAM TO CREATE JOBS

(Albany, NY)- Today, the New York State Senate announced a proposal to establish an economic development task force made up of 29 business and community leaders from across the state charged with developing a new incentive-based program that will better attract companies to New York State and encourage businesses to generate jobs. The current Empire Zones Program is set to expire in June 2010. The proposed task force would make a draft recommendation on a replacement program by December 2009. 

May 11, 2009
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Senator William Stachowski and Assemblyman Sam Hoyt Introduce Legislation to Move Buffalo Board Of Education Elections to November

Senator William Stachowski and Assemblyman Sam Hoyt Introduce Legislation to Move Buffalo Board Of Education Elections to November

May 7, 2009 Senator William T. Stachowski (D 58th) and Assemblyman Sam Hoyt,(D-Buffalo, Grand Island) have introduced legislation in the New York Senate and Assembly respectively to move the City of Buffalo Board of Education elections from May to November.

May 8, 2009
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May 7, 2009
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Governor Responds to Senate Democratic Upstate Caucus Call to Release $120 million Upstate Regional Blueprint Fund

 

Governor Responds to Senate Democratic Upstate Caucus Call to Release $120 million Upstate Regional Blueprint Fund

ALBANY (May 6, 2009)—New York State Senator William Stachowski and the Upstate Democratic Caucus applauded Gov. David A. Paterson for responding today to their call to release the $120 million Upstate Regional Blueprint Fund available this summer for job creation in Upstate New York.

May 7, 2009
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