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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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‘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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Writers & Books receives $10,000 national award (access required)

Charter Communications Inc. has partnered with Ovation, America’s only arts network, to recognize outstanding local arts, cultural and educational organizations and programs in five of Charter’s Spectrum markets nationwide. Rochester’s Writers & Books on Tuesday received $10,000 as one of ...

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