Senator Parker welcomed New York State Empire State Development President/CEO and Commissioner Ken Adams as his guest on his weekly 'Legislative Report with Senator Kevin Parker' cable show, Tuesday, May 6, 2014.
Empire State Development (ESD) is New York’s chief economic development agency. The mission of Empire State Development is to promote a vigorous and growing economy, encourage the creation of new job and economic opportunities, increase revenues to the State and its municipalities, and achieve stable and diversified local economies.
Listen as they discuss the how ESD, the agency responsible for minority/women-owned business certification, provides online or one-on-one technical support to these and other businesses to ensure 20 percent of the State’s purchasing is contracted to minority businesses, and much more.
For more information about Empire State Development, visit www.esd.ny.gov or call their Midtown Office at (212) 803-3100.