Government & Politics News
- Comptroller: Monroe County under 'significant fiscal stress'
Monroe County is one of four counties, two cities and two towns in the state identified as suffering “significant fiscal stress,” a new report from the state comptroller states.
- Schumer: IRS contracts to add
600 jobs at Conserve, Pioneer
Two upstate companies, Perinton-based Conserve and Wyoming County-based Pioneer Credit Recovery Inc., have been awarded federal contracts to serve as private contractors helping the Internal Revenue Service collect unpaid taxes, Sen. Charles Schumer said Monday. The contracts are expected to bring 600 jobs across the two firms.
- Taking flight
- T&T receives certification, inclusion in database
T&T Materials Inc. has received a special certification related to the aerospace industry and is also now listed in the Online Aerospace Supplier Information System, a searchable database that includes companies with the certification.
- COMIDA OKs tax breaks for Seisenbacher Rail Interiors facility
Seisenbacher Rail Interiors Inc. received approval Tuesday for sales tax exemptions from the Monroe County Industrial Development Agency for a project that will bring its first United States-based manufacturing facility to Rochester.
- Success of Genesee Brewing shows Rochester's ingenuity
- Business activity dips for N.Y. manufacturers
Business activity for manufacturers edged lower in New York, according to firms responding to the September Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Empire State Manufacturing Survey.
- RPD names new deputy chief of community relations
The Rochester Police Department is adding a deputy chief of community relations, a new role that will be filled by current Deputy Chief Wayne Harris.
- Greater Rochester International Airport gets $2.8M grant
The Greater Rochester International Airport has received a $2.8 million grant from the Department of Transportation for airport improvements.
- RBTL proposes $85 million theater for Parcel 5
Rochester Broadway Theatre League Inc. announced Friday it has submitted a proposal to the city of Rochester to develop midtown’s Parcel 5 as a 3,000-seat performing arts center. The proposal involves a joint effort with LeChase Construction Services LLC and Labella Associates DPC.
- New leader brings people together
Ontario County administrator Mary Krause oversees 775 full-time employees and $213 million budget
- Nojay dies in apparent suicide
Republican Assemblyman William Nojay, who represented the 133rd District for the past four years, has died. He was running for re-election and was competing in the primary scheduled for Tuesday. Police said the cause of death was an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
- NYC firm to recommend site for photonics facility
Identifying a suitable site for the Advanced Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics testing, assembly and packaging facility will be led by Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, the state Photonics Board announced Tuesday.
- Progress report
A positive sign for the entire upstate region: Its annual wage gain of 3.3 percent last year outpaced both the downstate and national averages.
- Gillibrand pushes for Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was at the Susan B. Anthony House on Friday to promote legislation that would establish a Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission.
- Ontario County scores high on index of economic activity
- New neighborhood takes shape in center city
- Some local buildings have a touch of transparency
- HTR to get $2.5M in federal funding for Sibley Square HQ
High Tech Rochester Inc. will receive $2.5 million in federal funding through the U.S. Economic Development Administration for its business accelerator downtown.
- Slaughter: Harris business here gets $33M federal contract
Harris Corp.’s Communications Systems business in Rochester has been awarded a $33 million federal contract, Rep. Louise Slaughter said Monday.