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Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Legislative Session Wrap-Up

June 11, 2024

Voice of Business Blog The New York State Legislature formally closed this year’s session in the early hours of June 8th, 2024. The focus of this brief is on the status of end-of-session legislation most pertinent to Greater Rochester Chamber members as a whole. This brief does not include all bills on which Greater Rochester…

Smoothing the Benefits Cliff: A National Movement for Change

May 31, 2024

Voice of Business Blog The Benefits Cliff keeps hard-working people down by taking away critical support systems that vulnerable individuals and their families need to make ends meet. This problem is felt locally in Greater Rochester, across New York State, and throughout the entire United States. Greater Rochester Chamber is part of a national movement…

Governor Hochul Announces Appointment of Merideth Andreucci to Lead Governor’s Office of Semiconductor Expansion, Management, and Integration

May 31, 2024

Voice of Business Blog Will Oversee State Entity within Empire State Development Tasked with Coordinating New York’s Efforts to Develop Semiconductor Industry¬† Brings Extensive Background in Economic Development, Sustainability and R&D That Will Help to Implement Micron’s $100 Billion Investment in Central New York and Grow the State’s Semiconductor Ecosystem Governor Kathy Hochul today announced…

Geared for Growth: Greenlight Networks Connects Small Businesses to Fast Speeds Around Greater Rochester

May 31, 2024

Voice of Business Blog Watch Greenlight Networks’“Geared for Growth” Interview Greenlight Networks has experienced rapid growth across Western and Central New York over the past thirteen years and is expanding their services loved by residential users to small businesses in our region with new packages and support services. Director of Commercial Development Kevin Gorman was…

Geared for Growth: ID Signsystems Lights Up Companies in Greater Rochester and Around the World

May 31, 2024

Voice of Business Blog Watch ID Signsystems’“Geared for Growth” Interview ID Signsystems is a true partner in designing and fabricating signs for companies around Greater Rochester and across the world. President Paul Dudley and CEO Katrina Beatty were featured on Geared for Growth on Wednesday, May 22nd as part of Greater Rochester Chamber’s ongoing partnership…

Call for Applications: 2024-2025 Greater Rochester Chamber CLIMB Program for Young Professionals

May 22, 2024

Chamber News Release Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce has issued a call for applications for its 2024-2025 CLIMB (Chamber Leadership Initiative: Mentoring for Business) Program. The CLIMB Program is a comprehensive nine-month program that fosters inclusive leadership skills, enhances business acumen and innovation, and cultivates personal and professional growth, empowering young professionals to ascend to…

Bob Duffy featured in Politico: Opinion on Public Bank in Rochester

May 21, 2024

Voice of Business Blog Greater Rochester Chamber President & CEO Bob Duffy was quoted in Politico Pro to share thoughts on a new bill introduced to establish a public bank in Rochester: A bill to let Rochester establish a public bank is under serious consideration in the final weeks of New York’s state legislative session.…


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