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NFIB/NY Unveils 2014 Legislative Agenda

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today released an ambitious legislative session for next year that features tax and regulatory reforms to improve New York’s notoriously bad business climate and legal changes to eliminate predatory lawsuits. “An unprecedented level … Continue reading

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Speaker Silver Lacks Clear Understanding of New York Small Business Needs

A day after Speaker Sheldon Silver again called on an ill-advised raise in labor costs by 20 percent and doubled down on a call to kill off the enormous economic potential for natural gas development, the National Federation of Independent … Continue reading

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Film FrackNation Comes to Albany February 11th!

Join the conversation and learn the truth!  NFIB/NY is happy to join with our allies in the push to allow natural gas development in New York in spreading the word on this terrific event!  Click on the poster for RSVP … Continue reading

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Delay is the Name of the Game for New York’s Natural Gas Development

Individuals and groups in support of safe and responsible shale gas development in New York State face yet another disappointing delay in what already has been a long review process.  During a legislative budget hearing earlier this week, Department of … Continue reading

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In the Starting Gate Filled with Uncertainty and Pessimism.

On the eve of the start of New York’s legislative session, it is alarming to look at the state of affairs for small business owners. They are concerned.  They are not confident.  They do not feel that better days are … Continue reading

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As November Ends..Where Things Stand in New York

As November draws to a close and the Holiday season is in full throttle, I thought it would be a good time to recap where things stand in New York.  November started with uncertainty in respect to natural gas development, … Continue reading

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Shale Development Key to Rejuvinating the Upstate Economy

To the Governor’s credit and, really, most lawmakers, Albany has been taking a closer look at numerous economic issues that have been plaguing our economy…particularly upstate. But it has been a long and arduous road that Albany has taken to … Continue reading

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Some news on things NY has in spades…Parks, Shale and Farms

Over the weekend there was some news in the North Country as it was revealed that NY is buying 69,000 acres of land in the Adirondack Park for $49.8 million.  The plan calls for a five-year phase to pay for … Continue reading

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