Government & Politics News
- City seeks developer for Midtown parcel
The city of Rochester is looking for developers to fill out the Parcel 2 site at the Midtown Rising site.
- Rochester drivers are less careful than last year
Drivers in Rochester are less careful than they were a year ago, a new report from Allstate Insurance Co. shows.
- College presidents join Slaughter to reauthorize Perkins loans
Rep. Louise Slaughter and several local college and university presidents have called on Congress to reauthorize a federal student loan program set to expire on Sept. 30.
- Individuals, children struggle with access to food
Close to one in seven people locally are struggling with food insecurity, including one in five children, a new Feeding America study shows.
- Trillium Health, MOCHA Center merge
Trillium Health Inc.’s board of directors announced Friday it is merging with the MOCHA Center Inc.
- Report shows commuters here waste 39 hours a year
Rochesterians spend 39 hours a year sitting in traffic and waste 20 gallons of gas doing it, a new report from Texas A&M Transportation Institute and INRIX Inc. shows.
- Program to help some customers lower AC costs
New York State Electric and Gas Corp. and Rochester Gas and Electric Corp., subsidiaries of Iberdrola USA Inc., launched a program to help residential and business customers manage their air-conditioning costs.
- Are we all socialists now? It's a fair question
If there’s public money to be had, it seems, the private sector is happy to take it.
- Highest - Paid Public Co. Executives, Part 1
- Highest - Paid Public Co. Executives, Part 2
- Paychex lists top regulatory issues affecting businesses
The top regulatory issue affecting businesses this summer has been the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Paychex Inc. said Thursday.
- Slaughter voices support for manufacturing at GM plant tour
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, D-Perinton, is calling on Congress to support manufacturing businesses and job creation following a tour of General Motors Components Holdings LLC on Wednesday.
- UR to receive more than $1.5M for medical research
The University of Rochester will receive more than $1.5 million in federal grants for medical research.
- COMIDA OKs tax breaks for $18M beet-processing facility
The County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency approved Tuesday tax incentives for an $18 million project that is expected to create 89 jobs over the next three years.
- Legacy Tower to house photonics center headquarters
The Legacy Tower at One Bausch & Lomb Place will be the site of the American Institute for Manufacturing Photonics headquarters.
- Perry-Warsaw Airport to receive portion of $2.4M in funding
Two area airports are receiving a total of $2.4 million in federal funding for upgrades and enhancements, Rep. Christopher Collins, R-Clarence, announced Friday.
- Snap Poll: Most readers support pay-ratio disclosure
Nearly 70 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll approve of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s new rule requiring public companies to disclose the ratio of CEO compensation to median worker pay.
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- N.Y. Fed chief urges region to foster intellectual capital
- Bankruptcy filings drop slightly in July