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SUNY Geneseo president named co-chair of regional economic development council (access required)

Denise Battles

The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council has tapped SUNY College at Geneseo president Denise Battles as its next co-chair. Battles succeeds former Monroe Community College president Anne Kress, who served in the role from 2016 until December 2019. Battles ...

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Economic development council recommends 19 area projects for state funding (access required)

Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council co-chairs Anne Kress and Robert Duffy (Photo courtesy of Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce)

Since 2011, more than $6 billion has been awarded to more than 7,300 projects statewide through New York State’s Regional Economic Development Council competition. Those projects are expected to create and retain more than 230,000 jobs. In the Rochester region, ...

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Cuomo makes good on $500 million promise to Finger Lakes region (access required)

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The Finger Lakes Region has received $498 million of the $500 million promised by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2015 through the Upstate Revitalization Initiative. To date, 100 projects have received financial commitments from the state. “These commitments are an important ...

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Regional Economic Development Council posts annual report (access required)

Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council co-chairs Anne Kress and Robert Duffy (Photo courtesy of Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce)

The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council has endorsed 23 projects in the nine-county region, with a total cost of more than $171 million, to further the Finger Lakes Forward strategic plan. In its 2018 annual report, FLREDC proposes $20 ...

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Economic Development group plans $115M investment (access required)

The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council is asking for roughly $20 million in state funding for projects in the nine-county region, the organization’s annual report shows. The report, presented Thursday to state officials, recommends 36 priority projects to advance ...

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Duffy to replace Wegman as co-chair of economic development council

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President Robert Duffy has been chosen to replace Danny Wegman as co-chairman of the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council. Duffy joins co-chair Anne Kress, who also serves as president of Monroe Community College. The ...

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