New York Related News

Two Counties Added to SBA Disaster Declaration in New York

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Cayuga and Monroe counties have been added to the Presidential declaration for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by flooding from May 2 through Aug. 6, 2017. Private NonProfit (PNP) organizations that provide non-critical services located in Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, Saint Lawrence […]

International Business Updates from NYC

Monday, October 30th, 2017

By NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs IN2NYC The International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC) is now accepting applications. The IN2NYC program facilitates collaborative partnerships between international entrepreneurs and City University of New York (CUNY) schools, enabling entrepreneurs to be eligible for cap-exempt H-1B visas. Through the program, entrepreneurs gain access to workspace, equipment, and other amenities […]

NYC Delivers First-Ever City Plan to Meet the Goals of the Paris Climate Agreement

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Plan identifies actions NYC will take in the next three years to accelerate emissions reductions in support of the global l.5° Celsius warming target NEW YORK—In fulfillment of Mayor de Blasio’s June executive order to adopt and commit the City to the principles of the Paris Agreement, the Mayor today, in coordination with MOS and […]

Governor Cuomo Breaks Ground on $75 Million Cold Spring Harbor Labs Center for Therapeutics Research

Friday, October 13th, 2017

New Center Will Support the Thriving Biotechnology, Research and Academic Community on Long Island Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today broke ground on the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Center for Therapeutics Research project on Long Island. The new $75 million initiative applies the Laboratory’s biomedical expertise to advance therapeutics for genetic diseases. CSHL is a world-leader in […]

Last Cars Crossing Tappan Zee Bridge; Westchester-Bound Traffic Shifted onto Iconic Bridge on Friday Night Bridge Connecting Rockland and Westchester on Track to Open in 2018 and on Budget at $3.98 Billion

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that all traffic is now traveling on the first span of the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, weeks earlier than planned. The iconic twin-span cable-stayed crossing opened to Rockland-bound traffic in late August. VIDEO of a time lapse is available here. B-ROLL of the last cars crossing the Tappan Zee Bridge is available on YouTube here and in TV Quality (h264 […]

Start a city-to-city Cooperation with the International Urban Cooperation!

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Starting a city-to-city cooperation Cities in the member states of the European Union who wish to exchange with a city facing similar challenges in another global region are encouraged to apply by 21 September 2017 for the International Urban Cooperation (IUC) city-to-city cooperation programme on sustainable urban development. The programme aims to foster links between EU cities […]

New Study Shows that Summer Work Travel Delivers Significant Public Policy Benefits and Strengthens the U.S. Economy

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Comes on Heels of White House Threat to Eliminate the Program Washington, DC (August 29, 2017) – As a follow up to several stories that ran this week highlighting the Administration’s efforts to eliminate the J1 Exchange Visitor Program — a State Department cultural exchange for international students and young professionals —below is a link […]

Member Commentary: FinTech Fatigue? How Best Can Small Firms Really Change Financial Services

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Blog by Feargal O’Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, USAM Group (An EACC NY Member company) Banks and Brokerages talk a lot about all the new technology they’re working on, but in many ways, they seem to be actually holding change back, not ushering it in. FinTech is supposed to be changing the world of finance, so why do we […]

Update on Property Tax Issues: IPTI June 2017

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

The EACC, in partnership with the International Property Tax Institute (IPTI), wants to keep members up to date with the latest developments in property taxes both in the USA and Europe. IPTI has put together a selection of brief reports from articles contained in IPTI Xtracts which can be found on its website ( European […]

Governor Cuomo Announces $4.2 Million in Federal Funding Secured to Expand New York’s Apprenticeship Program

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $4.2 million in federal funding is available to support the expansion of New York’s Apprenticeship Program. This investment will increase the state’s ability to establish new registered apprenticeships by working with Regional Economic Development Councils and other workforce development partners to continue fostering the skilled workforce needed to […]