Recognizing that jobs are the key to a growing economy, I instituted job fairs to link the unemployed with businesses and corporations in need of workers. I also invested funds in job training and retraining centers with our local towns. In partnership with the County’s Industrial Development Agency, I offered incentives that helped create and retain over 3,500 private sector jobs.
The Business Council of New York State, Inc. has endorsed Kemp Hannon in the Sixth Senate District race. The Business Council of New York State is the preeminent business organization in New York. The Council represents both large and small firms comprised of member companies, local chambers of commerce and professional and trade organizations. Seventy-two […]
Citing the urgent need to remove barriers to job creation and business expansion, Ed Romaine, the Republican, Conservative, and Independence candidate for Brookhaven Town Supervisor, today unveiled an ambitious "JOBS NOW" plan to create private sector employment and spur economic development in Brookhaven Town.
Another week, another disappointing jobs report. And, predictably, still no plan put forward by incumbent Congressman Tim Bishop to fix this economic mess. Congressman Bishop likes to blame other people for the economic woes facing Long Island.
Today’s jobs numbers proves that Carolyn McCarthy and Barack Obama have absolutely no idea how to fix this terrible economy. Unemployment has been above 8% for 43 straight months. More than 368,000 people left the workforce last month – the largest number of attrition since December 2010. There’s no question that we can and must do better.
Bellone Applauds Commitment as Broadridge Renews Lease to Remain on Long Island Credits Partnership with NY Empire State Development, Suffolk IDA, Islip IDA, LIPA and NYPA to Save Jobs Edgewood, NY – Calling it a significant victory for Long Island’s diverse workforce, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone applauded Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) for their […]
NY-1 GOP, Conservative candidate, businessman Randy Altschuler will kick off a 10-week tour of Suffolk County businesses to promote his specific, 10-point jobs plan for Long Island.
This week, 946 people signed in to Rep. Carolyn McCarthy’s Long Island Job Fair, where they were connected with 38 employers, the New York State Department of Labor and the local non-profit Hempstead Works
If there’s one thing we should be able to get bi-partisan consensus on, it’s that we need to promote economic growth and keep jobs in our community. That’s why, when news surfaced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was considering moving two air traffic control centers from Long Island to another part of the state […]
Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi delivered the following report to Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. The report lists more than 140 suggestions put forth by Suffolk’s employees, many of whom found themselves on a list of more than 200 employees who were laid off at the end of June as a result of Suffolk’s fiscal […]
Building upon Nassau County Executive Edward P. Manganoefforts to reduce spending and protect residents from a property tax hike, the County today entered into a partnership with Universal Management Technology Solutions, Inc. (UMS) to identify and obtain additional agency savings through strategic sourcing services. Grant Thornton LLP, a financial advisory firm retained by the Nassau […]
The campaign for Wendy Long, New York State’s Republican and Conservative candidate for U.S. Senate sent out a presser on Friday, July 6 following the release of this week’s employment report. It reads as follows: This week’s disappointing employment report, coming at the beginning of yet another so-called “recovery summer,” is more evidence of the […]
After months of meeting with business leaders, officials at all levels of government and regular families, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced his economic development plan to create jobs and tie together projects taking place throughout our region. Bellone’s plan lays the groundwork for long-term economic growth in Suffolk County as well as the […]
Recently I stood with Congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle in the White House as President Barack Obama signed a critical bill I helped pass that will create local jobs and strengthen American businesses in this tough economy. The new law extends the charter for the U.S. Export-Import Bank until 2014 and raises […]
Patty Knap | Long Island Parenting Examiner Senator Kemp Hannon, 6th District of NY, this week discussed the passing of the “2012 New Jobs – NY Job Creation Plan.” For months now, the three most important issues constituents have … Read more ►