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Cuomo sends casino gambling plan to voters

The governor signed a law authorizing four upstate gaming resorts if approved by voters this fall.

Space scarce for tax-free zones

SUNY academic leaders and commercial brokers could be hard-pressed to find available campus office space for the state’s new tax-free zones for businesses.

Region Roundup

Lerner tapped to lead medical society and more

Cuomo’s tax-free zones draw critics

Amid a growing chorus of endorsements of Gov. Cuomo’s Tax-Free NY proposal, critics voice their concerns.

Tax-free campus havens for business

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has garnered early statewide support for his plan to create tax-free zones for businesses at college campuses

State taps new film chief

A veteran of SONY and Disney will manage efforts to attract movie makers.

Catskills Casino?

A dozen years after the Catskills region was promised three casinos – and none arrived – the governor’s office this month released a plan to revive the process across upstate New York.

New York is No. 1 in yogurt

State passes California; governor credits rule rollbacks.

A 12-acre warehouse planned for Orange County

A $55 million facility for natural foods is planned along with 360 jobs.

Cuomo delivers State of the State at Purchase College

Purchase College-SUNY was selected by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to host his State of the State and Budget Message March 7.

Wage hike, labor benefit reforms in Cuomo budget

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposed executive budget includes a minimum wage hike opposed by some business groups and unemployment and workers’ compensation program reforms intended to help both employers and workers.

Cuomo’s energy initiatives meet mixed response

Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out an ambitious energy platform in his State of the State address, earning praise from climate change advocates but a tepid response from business groups.

Cuomo charts course for economic growth

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will rely on regional economic development councils and academic and private sector partners in his 2013 plan for economic growth and high-tech enterprise.

Overhaul ahead at Empire State?

A published report says Gov. Cuomo plans a major restructuring of the state’s chief economic development agency in 2013.

Bridge award a ‘huge’ step for region

Westchester business leaders see opportunities for an economic turnaround and thousands of jobs created following the state’s award of a design-build contract for the Tappan Zee Bridge.