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Tag Archives: Minimum Wage
“For the third year in a row, Governor Cuomo’s proposed fiscal plan maintains the theme of fiscal responsibility continues to right-size state government and closes the current budget gap while rejecting any new tax increases. Financially, this budget proposal is … Continue reading
Revitalizing the upstate economy has been a goal for policymakers in New York for decades. Many of the jobs once provided by a booming manufacturing industry are gone from the region. Gone as well, according to demographic research, are many … Continue reading
Is the glass half full or half empty? With yesterday’s State of the State address by Governor Cuomo, once fully digested, it is fair to say that this simple little question could be difficult to answer. On the one hand, … Continue reading
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
The past few weeks have been dominated by the formation of a new “Senate Majority Conference”. This unprecedented formal “marriage” between the Senate Republican Conference and the Independent Democratic Conference, on the surface, has the opportunity to put partisan bickering … Continue reading
Minimum wage has been a significant topic of conversation the last 10 months in New York, with supporters echoing over and over that an increase is necessary to create jobs and jumpstart the economy. Well, the supporters are wrong and … Continue reading
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
Lost in the haze of campaign ads, debates and robo-calls, it is easy to forget that the most significant issues facing small business in New York are anything but dormant. Consider that we are still waiting for resolution to the … Continue reading
Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a report that ranks New York 10th in the nation in economic performance. Now, New York rarely, if ever, receives good marks in the areas of taxes, regulatory and business climate, etc. And … Continue reading
New Jersey printer Joe Olivo, a member of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), appeared Sunday on national television opposite Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-Il), to debate legislation that would raise the national minimum wage nearly 40 percent. “My … Continue reading