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A Holiday Gift for Small Business in New York! Toll Hike Averted!

You have seen me discuss the proposed (and insensitively called “modest”) toll hike.  Well, for small business owners, toll payers, and consumers in New York, a holiday gift for you. The Governor and Thruway Authority have announced that the toll … Continue reading

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The Leaves May Change, But Serious Policy Issues Have Not

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

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Small Business Headlines – August 20th!

No shortage of news as we begin the week… Congresswoman Nan Hayworth and NFIB hosted a joint roundtable discussion on small business.  It was a terrific conversation and well-received event. The Thruway Authority held their three public hearings on the … Continue reading

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NFIB Joins Unshackle Upstate in Calling for Audit of Thruway Authority

Albany (August 15, 2012) – Mike Durant, State Director for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), today issued the following reaction to New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s recent analysis of the fiscal condition of the State Thruway Authority:  “Today’s … Continue reading

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NY Small Business Urges Cuomo to Block Toll Hike

Albany (May 31, 2012) – Governor Cuomo should block a 45-percent toll increase proposed yesterday by the New York Thruway Authority because it will punish small trucking firms, farmers and consumers, said the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today. … Continue reading

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