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New 'Excelsior' program will benefit all of New York

Kathryn Wylde | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kathryn Wylde

The Buffalo News published this op-ed on June 28, 2010 Every region of New York State has a lot to gain from Albany's recent decision to adopt Gov. D...

Governor Paterson Wants To Change Business Tax Breaks Program

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Paterson administration wants to change the way New York businesses get tax breaks for job creation, proposing credits for re...

Losing Jobs to Jersey

Kathryn Wylde | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kathryn Wylde

Depository Trust and Clearing Corp. is just the latest in a string of firms lured across the Hudson by state incentives. Since the '80s, major New York employers have moved tens of thousands of jobs.

Craft Statewide Force to Spur Jobs, New Kinds of Businesses

Kathryn Wylde | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kathryn Wylde

From a business perspective, nothing could be worse during this period of economic uncertainty than the chaos and instability that have characterized New York state government during the past two years.