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Spending rises, property tax rate declines in Bello’s proposed budget (access required)

The proposed $1.34 billion budget by Monroe County Executive Adam Bello calls for increased investment in public safety, public health, and economic and workforce development programs while calling for the largest cut in the full value property tax rate in 30 years.

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GCEDC approves incentives for revamped hotel with indoor water park in Batavia (access required)

The Genesee County Economic Development Center board of directors advanced five projects totaling some $582.5 million of investments at its board meeting earlier this week.   The board approved final incentives for a $12 million tourism hospitality project led by 8250 ...

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Semiconductor support manufacturer bringing 600 jobs to Genesee County (access required)

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer said the CHIPS and Science Act helped lure Edwards Vacuum's new $319 million facility to Genesee County

Plans include construction of a 240,000-square-foot campus on the Western New York Science & Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP) in the town of Alabama. The plant is expected to open in late 2024, the company said.

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New NY law will crack down on MWBE fraud and abuse (access required)

New York has enacted stronger protections against fraud and abuse with regard to hiring requirements and contracts with Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE). Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a legislative package today that creates a framework for a fund to ...

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‘Our Erie Canal moment;’ Micron pledges $100 billion investment in Central NY facility (access required)

That little chip being held by Gov. Kathy Hochul is what Micron's $100 billion investment in a new manufacturing facility in Onondaga County is all about

Lured to New York after more than a year of courting by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer — and up to $5.5 billion in state tax credits, plus additional county and federal incentives — Micron is expected to hire up to 9,000 people, with another 40,000 jobs created throughout the community, according to government estimates.

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