Some small business headlines on a sunny, yet chilly Friday in Albany..
As New York continues to weigh the pros and cons of natural gas development, the State’s Department of Environmental Conservation says that communities that have locally banned hydraulic fracturing will be taken into consideration, IF the State ultimately allows the process.
Yesterday Governor Cuomo announced that the State would invest heavily into energy efficiency.
After the redistricting process was finalized, there was a 63rd State Senate seat created by the Senate Republican Majority. The New York State Court of Appeals heard a challenge on the constitutionality of that seat yesterday.
And finally, the Governor stated yesterday that he expects a “quiet” end to the 2012 legislative session. When it comes to the fight against raising the State’s minimum wage, let’s hope he is right!