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Greater Rochester Chamber releases statement on Governor Hochul’s 2024 State of the State presentation

Governor Hochul's annual State of the State presentation holds a strategic importance in shaping the political landscape of New York for the upcoming year, serving as a catalyst for legislative discussions and decisions at both state and local levels.

As advocates for our business community, Greater Rochester Chamber plays a crucial role in interpreting the potential impact of proposed policies and initiatives on our local businesses, as well as articulating perspectives, concerns, and support for specific proposals to ensure that the economic interests of the Greater Rochester region are well-represented.

Bob Duffy, President and CEO of Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, has released the following statement:

“As the voice of business for the Finger Lakes Region, we appreciate Governor Hochul’s continued commitment to Upstate New York. In the session ahead, we look forward to strongly supporting her efforts to make New York safer and more affordable, to reduce barriers to economic growth and expansion, and to entice and keep businesses in Greater Rochester. Working with Governor Hochul and our partners in the Legislature, Greater Rochester Chamber will relentlessly advocate to ensure the voice of our members is heard and considered as decisions are being made.”


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