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Report: ESD fails to fully evaluate most of its economic development programs (access required)

Empire State Development spends nearly $2 billion annually in taxpayer money for loans, grants, tax credits and other incentives to companies and projects, but fails to properly evaluate most of its programs to determine if they actually are boosting the ...

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Report: Finger Lakes IDAs approved $60.4 million in tax exemptions in 2018 (access required)

In 2018, New York’s Finger Lakes industrial development agencies approved $60.4 million in tax exemptions to projects valued at $8.1 billion, a new report from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli shows. The 2020 annual “Performance of Industrial Development Agencies in New ...

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‘Fiscally stressed’ Monroe County shows improvement (access required)

Monroe County continues to rank among the most fiscally stressed communities statewide, a new report from the state comptroller’s office shows, but the county’s scorecard has improved significantly over the last two years. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s Fiscal Stress Monitoring System ...

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