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Westchester’s Element 46 Incubator starts growing

An estimated 100 business leaders from throughout Westchester attended the recent kickoff of the county’s new Element 46 Incubator program.

State Sen. Shelley Mayer persists in pushing for prevailing wage law

Mayer has been a leading proponent of requiring developers who receive public money in connection with their projects to pay their nonunion workers at least the same wages and benefits they’d have to pay union workers.

Yonkers, New Rochelle city officials join BCW’s board

The Business Council of Westchester announced that Luis Aragon, commissioner of development for New Rochelle and Wilson Kimball, commissioner of planning and development in Yonkers, have joined its board of directors.

Multimillion-dollar aircraft featured as thousands attend Westchester County Airport event

The National Business Aviation Association, which held the event, has about 11,000 corporate members.

Many Westchester businesses will have to offer paid ‘safe leave’

Legislation signed into law on May 3 by Westchester County Executive George Latimer requires businesses located in the county which have five or more employees to provide up to 40 hours of paid leave to employees who are victims of domestic violence or human trafficking.

Op Ed: New York must put the brakes on prevailing wage...

If passed, this legislation, that is strongly backed by the construction labor unions, would require that any development project receiving state funding assistance would be required to pay prevailing wages for all construction labor.

Business coalition backs Westchester County Airport privatization

The Business Council of Westchester's new Coalition for Westchester Airport will promote a petition to the county government in support of bringing an independent operator to the airport.

The Business Council of Westchester to launch comprehensive data service

The council is betting that easy access to current and comprehensive data will attract new businesses and help existing organizations expand.

Hillary Clinton voices concern, hope for America in Business Council address

The Chappaqua resident received the Business Council's Global Leadership Laureate Award.

Latimer easily defeats Astorino in county executive contest

Antipathy to Donald Trump may have been a big factor.

Business Council of Westchester panel weighs in on how to find...

The half-day "Attraction Factor" event focused on what companies need to do to find the right employees.

Hillary Clinton to be honored at Business Council of Westchester fall...

The Business Council will present its Westchester Global Leadership Laureate Award to Clinton, who will be featured speaker at the Nov. 20 event.

Business Council of Westchester to produce urban development playbook

“We have all the ingredients here,” said Marsha Gordon, president and CEO of BCW. “We see forces coming together for smart growth.”

Business Council of Westchester elects eight new board members

Along with the new board members, Anthony Justic was re-elected chairman, James Schutzer was elected treasurer and Glenn Pacchiana was elected secretary.

Astorino talks about Westchester County budget and elephant in the room

The county executive ambivalently downplays rumor that President-elect Donald Trump is considering him for HUD secretary.