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Good paying jobs will reduce violence (access required)

This new year we must be intentional about treating economic development as an investment in public safety. I support tax incentives to bring new jobs to our state, but these employers must also ensure that the promised jobs are accessible to those families that need them most. Ribbon cuttings and photo-ops are not enough. We need specific strategies to remove hiring barriers by thinking about transportation, childcare, and workforce training as part of the job creation formula.

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GCEDC advances two of county’s largest ever capital investment projects   (access required)

Edwards Vacuum, part of the Atlas Copco Group, is proposing to invest $212 million for the first phase of the company’s semiconductor dry pump manufacturing project at New York’s Green Manufacturing mega site at STAMP; while Horizon Acres Associates Inc. is proposing to invest $142 million to build several flex commercial/industrial facilities in the Town of Pembroke. 

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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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