• Due to the Covid-19 pandemic increased infection rates in our region, the LIA’s office is currently closed. Our team is working remotely and thus remains available to assist your business with any issue or question you may have. If you have any questions or need our assistance, please email Matt Cohen at mcohen@longislandassociation.org. Thank you.

  • LIA in the News: 10/1/2019

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    October 01, 2019
    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 community.
    To keep you informed on the latest news regarding the LIA, we are providing you with clips of the most recent media coverage the LIA has received.
    1. Newsday-September 30, 2019: Hockey arena just the start of big questions for Belmont, Aqueduct and casinos 
    2. Newsday-September 28, 2019: LIRR third track is a can-do blueprint for the region 
    3. Newsday-September 27, 2019: Report: Timing, teamwork won over Cuomo, Long Islanders to start Third Track 
    4. Newsday-September 27, 2019: Northwell CEO is on a crusade to reduce gun violence 
    5. Newsday, The Point-September 27, 2019: Chronicling the past, looking to the future 
    6. Innovate LI-September 27, 2019: Name dropping 
    7. Newsday-September 26, 2019: More Long Islanders have health insurance, new census data shows 
    8. Newsday-September 26, 2019: Business leaders talk about workplace bias and micro-inequities 
    9. Politico New York-September 25, 2019: Most Long Island senators mum on gas 
    10. Newsday-September 25, 2019: Planned for LIRR: $5.7B for new trains, renovations, modernized switches, signals 
    11. Newsday-September 24, 2019: Unemployment rises on LI in August, bucking a downward trend 
    12. Long Island Business News-September 23, 2019: Executive Profile: Rev. Calvin O. Butts III 
    13. Newsday, The Point-September 23, 2019: Tug of war 
    14. Newsday-September 23, 2019: Upstate MTA board members take issue with proposed LIRR funding 
    15. Long Island Business News-September 20, 2019: Law: Long Island must harness the abundant resource of offshore wind 
    16. Newsday-September 19, 2019: Number of jobs up slightly on Long Island, led by health care, construction 
    17. Newsday, The Point-September 19, 2019: Flipping the script on education 
    18. Newsday-September 18, 2019: Trump move to delay Mass. wind farm concerns NY officials 
    19. Newsday, The Point-September 18, 2019: Pricing out wind power 
    20. Long Island Business News-September 16, 2019: Rizzo: The VIX and the uncertainty principle of economics 
    21. Newsday-September 9, 2019: Cuomo calls for LIRR to get equitable share of funding in capital program 
    22. Long Island Press-September 9, 2019: Hempstead School Crisis Persists While Garden City Flourishes 
    23. Newsday-September 9, 2019: Squeezed out: How high rents are driving away LI's millennials 
    24. Newsday-September 6, 2019: The implications of low birthrates 
    25. Newsday-September 4, 2019: Opioid crisis costs Long Island nearly $8 billion a year, study shows 
    26. Newsday, The Point-September 3, 2019: The opioid crisis’ economic effect
    Matthew Cohen, Vice President
    mcohen@longislandassociation.org, (631) 493-3000
  • The LIA continues to comply with New York State’s Covid-19 related laws and regulations, as well as our office building’s moratorium on in-person committee meetings and larger events. However, check out some of our virtual meetings and events that we have scheduled this fall/winter.