The minimum wage issue continues to make headlines. Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos sent a letter to Senate Minority Leader John Sampson, responding to Senator Sampson’s call to act on legislation to hike the minimum wage. Last week, I reacted to Senator Sampson’s request.
Small Business Day
Small Business Day at the Capitol is rapidly approaching! On April 18th, small business owners from across New York will be arriving in Albany to talk with lawmakers on a variety of issues that are plaguing business owners. From health care costs, minimum wage to the Wage Theft Prevention Act, this is a chance for you to get in front of the decision makers in Albany and let the voice of small business ring loud and clear. For more information click here.
Small Business Confidence
After six straight months of gains, the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index dropped in the month of March. Today’s report is based on the responses of 757 randomly sampled small businesses in NFIB’s membership, surveyed throughout the month of March.
Assembly Majority Leader Ron Canestrari is expected to announce his retirement at a press conference today.
Governor Cuomo continues to receive high marks in the latest Siena College poll.