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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
    Monday, January 29, 2018
    For Immediate Release: 1/29/2018GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO    GOVERNOR CUOMO RELEASES FIRST-IN-THE-NATION OFFSHORE WIND MASTER PLAN TO GUIDE NEW YORK'S DEVELOPMENT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY  First Announced in 2018 State of the State - Master Plan Will Implement the Procurement of at Least 800 Megawatts of Offshore Wind Over Next Two Years  Plan Will Help Achieve 2.4 Gigawatt Offshore Wind Target by ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    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
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