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Proposed Westchester County spending $2.1B, tax cut $1M

Westchester County Executive George Latimer today unveiled the proposed operating budget for 2020. As previously announced by Latimer during a news conference staged on...

Westchester County Association launches search for William Mooney’s successor

The Westchester County Association has formed a seven-member search committee to seek a successor to retiring president and CEO William Mooney. Mooney’s retirement date...

Westchester County Association becomes a force in workforce development

The Westchester County Association is making workforce development a key area of activity following its success in managing the four-year, $9.8 million Jobs Waiting...

After Amazon decision, economic developers need to explain performance-based incentives

Amazon’s decision to cancel its HQ2 project in New York, after gauging the local political and community reaction, is a very unfortunate and missed opportunity. It is also a learning opportunity.

Nonprofits brace for economic impact from tax law changes

Alana Sweeny, president and CEO of United Way of Westchester and Putnam, along with other nonprofit leaders, is concerned about what the new tax law will mean for charities like hers.

Business community talks smart growth, honors leaders at WCA event

The Westchester County Association's annual Fall Leadership Dinner featured a keynote from Scott Rechler of RXR Realty.

Westchester County Association names steering committee for gigabit broadband plan

The Westchester County Association has a team in place to guide its effort to bring super high-speed gigabit broadband to Westchester's four largest cities. The...

Westchester groups launch STOP Albany

STOP Albany, a group composed of various Westchester officials, plans to lobby Albany for mandate relief.

Health care reform a challenge to businesses, panelists say

The Westchester County Association hosted “Surviving Health Care Reform: What Every Business Needs to Know Now,” featuring three panelists discussing the ins and outs of the Affordable Care Act.

Regional groups announce annual award recipients

Two regional economic development advocates recently announced the recipients of their respective annual leadership awards.