Legislative Action Committee
The mission of the Legislative Action Committee is to advocate for:
- Chamber members at all levels of government
- Economic development and job growth
- Efficient and effective government
- Review and recommend policy changes to legislators regarding issues being considered by Federal, State, County, and Local governments.
- Investigate issues of concern to the business community and make recommendations to legislators regarding actions they should take.
- Educate members on legislation under consideration by Local, County, State, and Federal governments, and if needed, ask members to contact their legislative leaders.
- Sponsor quarterly events with Federal, State, County, and Local legislators for the Chamber's Board of Directors and committee members.
- Scheduling a meeting with Dutchess County Mayor and Supervisors
- Publicizing Governor Cuomo’s Budget and Legislative Agenda and the NY Business Council’s Legislative Agenda
- Planning the second Affordable Health Care Act Seminar with the Orange County Chamber of Commerce
- Investigating several bills in Albany that address our committee’s objectives
- Held the first of several Affordable Health Care Act seminars with the Orange County Chamber of Commerce
- Disseminating the NY Business Council's Government Affairs Daily and Weekly Update
- Met with New York State Assembly Members and State Senator
- Attended the NY Business Council’s Legislator’s Reception
- Met with City of Poughkeepsie Mayor and Town of Poughkeepsie Supervisor
Vincent R. Lander
To read a message from New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo regarding the 2013 State of the State Address, please click here.
To see This Week in Government Affairs from the New York Business Council, please click here.To see the Chamber's Guide to Government, with contact information for Federal, State, County and Local elected officials, as well as county and municipal resources, please click here.
For daily legislative updates from The Business Council of New York, please click here.
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