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WNY business leaders lay out concerns to candidates for governor
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WGRZ) — The Buffalo Niagara Partnership, the region’s chamber of commerce, is making sure the concerns of Western New York’s businesses are heard ahead of election day.
On Friday, Gov. Kathy Hochul joined a room full of executives and other business leaders to answer questions about everything from unemployment insurance to Brownfield tax credits.
The Partnership held an identical event with Congressman Lee Zeldin on Oct. 6.
“I think it’s super important that the candidates hear directly from businesses,” said BNP President and CEO Dottie Gallagher.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) —Finding and keeping qualified talent is top of mind for employers in the Buffalo Niagara region. It once again the led the list of employers’ foremost concerns in a survey of Buffalo Niagara Partnership members.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) —
“ArriveCan being eliminated is big but in my opinion the random testing and vaccination requirements were an extreme deterrent for quick trips across the border,” said Dottie Gallagher, president and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) —Dottie Gallagher, president of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, said fears of random testing and possible quarantines in Ontario all worked to discourage significant aspects of the region’s integrated economy. She called the move “quite frankly, long overdue,” especially for those travelers discouraged to even try navigating requirements like ArriveCan.
(Buffalo, NY) The Buffalo Niagara Partnership (BNP) is inviting the region’s businesses to participate in an assessment to determine how far the Western New York (WNY) Community has progressed in their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) practices since the BNP’s first assessment conducted in 2020.
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