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    Wednesday, August 08, 2018
    For Immediate Release: 8/8/2018GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO      Governor Cuomo Announces Central Islip as $10 Million Long Island Winner Of Third-Round Downtown Revitalization Initiative   State to Collaborate with Long Island Regional Economic Development Council to Revitalize the Central Islip Community  Part of Governor's Comprehensive Approach to Transform Communities into Vibrant ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 01, 2018
    To keep you informed on the latest news regarding the Long Island Association, below are clips of the media coverage we received in July.  Newsday-July 26, 2018: Businesses, local governments face Friday deadline to apply for state aidNewsday-July 24, 2018: Long Island unemployment rate falls to 3.8% in JuneNewsday-July 19, 2018: Long Island gains 15,600 jobs; employment remains at record ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Thursday, March 08, 2018
    The LIA acts as the voice of the business community and encourages government to do what is right for Long Island. Our mission is to support growth, economic development and infrastructure investments on Long Island in order to create jobs, increase rental housing opportunities, and advocate for tax reforms and regulatory relief to improve the local economy and strengthen our business ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political
    Friday, January 19, 2018
    New York State Budget On January 16th, Governor Cuomo unveiled his 2018-2019 state budget. The deadline for the New York State Legislature to adopt the budget is March 31st. You can view the Governor’s press release here and read the actual budget documents here. Some of the key issues which the LIA will be reviewing closely include:Taxes In response to the recently enacted federal tax law ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
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