Issues and events that shape Long Island's economic and legislative landscape.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Economic Development Updates


Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $785 million has been awarded through the Regional Economic Development Council initiative, continuing the Governor's efforts to redesign the way state government works in order to drive economic growth and create jobs. READ MORE


Recent economic reports indicate that the U.S. economy is generating enough momentum to avoid another recession but not enough to significantly reduce unemployment. READ MORE


Panel recommends projects designed to build a diversified economy, redevelop downtown hubs and train a highly-skilled workforce. READ MORE


Benjamin Lawsky leads Governor Cuomo's initiative to integrate the New York State Banking and Insurance Departments towards a modern, unified financial regulator. READ MORE


The Council feels that these 13 projects will boost Long Island's economy, create job growth, redevelop downtown areas and reinforce Long Island's technical and environmental industries. READ MORE


ReCharge New York (RNY) is the new statewide economic development power program for qualified businesses and not-for-profit corporations. READ MORE


The U.S. economy is still struggling to gain momentum following disappointing economic growth during the first half of this year. READ MORE


Council approves Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) endorsement criteria and modifies vision statement READ MORE


Global marketing initiative will promote the advantages of doing business in New York. READ MORE


Free state saltwater registry now available READ MORE


Council will drive local economic development and improve business climate statewide. READ MORE


LIA is supporting Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano''s plan to build a first class destination center at the Nassau Coliseum site that will keep the NY Islanders here. READ MORE


Within the past year, some nonprofits on Long Island have gotten hitched, and not necessarily out of love. READ MORE


LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law spoke at the June 10, 2011 annual meeting for the Child Care Council of Suffolk about the importance of the child care industry and the impact it has oh Long Island business. READ MORE


Doing more with less during a period of economic change READ MORE


Long Island Development Corporation, a nonprofit development organization will provide the financing you need under the NYS Targeted Loan Fund. READ MORE


Budget agreement addresses the deficit without raising taxes READ MORE


Long Island could generate numerous well-paying jobs in the next several years, according to a new LIA report released today. READ MORE


Top Research Institutions, Major Business Group, and Brookhaven Supervisor Mark Lesko join forces to commercialize innovations and create jobs on Long Island READ MORE


Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo's calls for a 2% property tax cap, which the LIA believes can provide property tax relief, if certain items are also adopted, as Governor-Elect Cuomo has proposed. READ MORE