Government & Politics News
- COMIDA OKs tax breaks for facility for eHealth Technologies
Medical records retrieval and delivery service eHealth Technologies Inc. plans to add 60 jobs over three years, following $4 million in new construction in Henrietta.
- Natcore to expand, add jobs at Eastman Business Park
Natcore Technology Inc. will add 27 jobs at its research and development facility at the Eastman Business Park as part of a $914,000 expansion, officials announced Friday.
- Municipal Growth
Information was provided by local building department directors who responded to a Freedom of Information Law request. Local area includes Monroe and Ontario counties.
- COMIDA-Assisted Projects
Information was provided by the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency and other sources; ranked by amount of COMIDA assistance for projects approved during 2012.
- IDAs keep authority to grant state sales tax breaks
Local industrial development agencies will not lose their authority to approve exemptions on state sales taxes or be limited to certain business sectors, economic development leaders said Tuesday.
- Warren officially announces run for Rochester mayor
Rochester City Council president Lovely Warren officially announced her candidacy for Rochester mayor Friday, and will campaign against incumbent Thomas Richards in the Democratic primary.
- COMIDA OKs breaks for I-Square, ITT site and apartment projects
An entity of Rochester real estate development firm Mark IV Enterprises was approved for tax breaks Tuesday on its $7.5 million plan to renovate Alexandrian Apartments on the East End for mixed use.
- Businessman finds new challenges in public sector
- Assemblyman Reilich to run for Greece town supervisor
William Reilich, chairman of the Monroe County Republican Party and a state Assembly representative since 2003, will run for Greece town supervisor, he announced Friday.
- Brooks outlines her priorities
- $12M expansion to add some 75 jobs at site
- Austere settings fade away in favor of inviting design
- Economic Development Agencies
Information was provided by individual economic development agencies that responded to an email survey. Rankled by number of deald in 2012.
- Mayor Richards to run for re-election
Rochester Mayor Thomas Richards on Wednesday announced his intention to run for a full, four-year term. Richards has been mayor since winning a special election March 29, 2011. Richards initially was sworn in as mayor on Jan. 1, some 12 hours after former Mayor Robert Duffy was sworn in as Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s lieutenant governor, with plans to fill the remainder of Duffy’s term ending at the end of this year.
- DOT to auction nine properties in the region
- Morelle named Assembly majority leader
Joseph Morelle, D-Irondequoit, was appointed Wednesday as majority leader of the state Assembly by Speaker Sheldon Silver.
- New York's debt burden second largest in the nation
New York’s debt burden is the second largest in the nation and near the legal limit for borrowing, potentially putting critical infrastructure projects at risk, a report released Monday by the Office of the State Comptroller indicates.
- Unshackle Upstate releases 2013 policy agenda
Relief for local governments from New York State mandates, changes to insurance reimbursements for injured workers and responsible development of the state’s shale gas resources top the list of Unshackle Upstate’s policy agenda for 2013 released Friday.
- Exit strategy
The Thruway Authority's new cost-saving plan must be only the first step.
- Longtime leader retiring from development post