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Unshackle Upstate releases 2021 advocacy agenda (access required)

Unshackle Upstate, a pro-taxpayer education and advocacy organization, has released its 2021 Advocacy Agenda. The group again takes issue with taxes, prevailing wage mandates and the Scaffold Law, but this year also addresses the pandemic. “Given the state of New ...

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Unshackle Upstate taps Rochesterian as new leader (access required)

Unshackle Upstate, a non-partisan pro-taxpayer advocacy coalition representing Upstate New York, has tapped a Monroe County legislator and former small-business owner as its new executive director. Justin Wilcox will lead the organization’s ongoing advocacy efforts, strengthen partnerships with allied organizations ...

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Unshackle Upstate touts new economic recovery plan (access required)

Unshackle Upstate, an advocacy group for upstate job creators and taxpayers, has released an economic recovery plan that would halt minimum wage increases and reduce taxes. “Fast Forward – A Rapid Recovery Plan for the Upstate Economy” suggests delaying scheduled ...

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Unshackle Upstate releases business climate survey results (access required)

Taxes and wages continue to besiege upstate businesses, a new survey from Unshackle Upstate Inc. shows. The “2019 Upstate Business Climate Survey” highlights employers’ perspectives on the impact of the 2019 legislative session, as well as their viewpoints on issues ...

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Former Unshackle Upstate head to lead NFIB in New York (access required)

The National Federation of Independent Business has tapped a business advocacy veteran to serve as its state director in New York. Gregory Biryla previously served as executive director of Unshackle Upstate Inc., Upstate New York’s largest employer advocacy organization, comprised ...

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