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Policy Resource: FY2025 Enacted Budget Brief

April 22, 2024

Voice of Business Blog As the voice of business for over 1,300 members in the Greater Rochester region, Greater Rochester Chamber aims to keep our members active and informed in the legislative process. On Saturday, April 20th, New York State passed its $237B FY2025 budget. To keep our members informed on information relevant to the…

Bob Duffy: Avoiding the benefits cliff takes teamwork

April 22, 2024

Voice of Business Blog The benefits cliff is not a new issue. It has not only impacted New York State but numerous other states nationwide for decades. Unfortunately, it has remained an impediment, with little to no action taken, for those reliant on public assistance. The benefits cliff occurs when individuals receiving public assistance are…

Greater Rochester Chamber Statement on FY2025 New York State Budget

April 22, 2024

Chamber News Release New York State passed its $237 billion FY2025 budget on Saturday, April 20th. This budget encompasses crucial allocations for infrastructure development, education funding, healthcare initiatives, and economic stimulus measures, all of which hold significant implications for our region’s growth and prosperity.   Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bob Duffy…

Governor Hochul and the Coca-Cola Company Celebrate Groundbreaking of New fairlife® Production Facility in Monroe County – The Largest Dairy Production Facility in the Northeast

April 22, 2024

Chamber News Release $650 Million Investment Expected to Create Approximately 250 New Jobs in the Town of Webster Governor Hochul Made Personal Pitch for the Company to Choose New York Based on State’s World-Renowned Reputation as Agribusiness Global Leader Governor Announces $20 Million State Support to Assist the Town with Needed Infrastructure Upgrades for its…

St. John Fisher University Hosts Networking Event at Innovation Square Supporting Women in Family Business

April 19, 2024

Voice of Business Blog Guest post from Greater Rochester Chamber member St. John Fisher University This spring, the Family Business Program at St. John Fisher University will host a networking event for women in family firms. The Women in Family Business event will run from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, at Innovation…

Your Input Shapes New York State’s Workforce Future

April 19, 2024

Voice of Business Blog Dear Business Leaders, We are pleased to announce our continued support for the efforts led by The Business Council, the New York State Department of Labor, Empire State Development, and the New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals. Together, we are dedicated to gathering insights into the current state of…

Geared for Growth: Certainty Analytical Labs Grows Brands and Keeps New Yorkers Safe

April 17, 2024

Voice of Business Blog Watch Certainty Analytical Labs’“Geared for Growth” Interview Certainty Analytical Labs is keeping New Yorkers safe with specialty testing and analytics on cannabis products sold throughout New York State. Founder & CEO Dr. Brandy Young was featured on Geared for Growth on Wednesday, April 17th as part of Greater Rochester Chamber’s ongoing…


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