border security http://wrvo.org en Cuomo, Canada come to terms regarding Peace Bridge http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-canada-come-terms-regarding-peace-bridge <p></p><p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Buffalo today to discuss an agreement made between the state and Canada regarding the Peace Bridge linking Buffalo to Ontario. Cuomo was joined by Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer and outgoing United States ambassador to Canada, David Jacobson.</p><p>According to the agreement, several projects on the Buffalo side of the bridge will be prioritized, including widening the U.S. Plaza, accelerating several current projects and implementing a new pre-inspection pilot program.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:01:23 +0000 Gino Geruntino 40173 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo, Canada come to terms regarding Peace Bridge Business lines up against proposed border crossing fee http://wrvo.org/post/business-lines-against-proposed-border-crossing-fee <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Business leaders are joining with several New York members of Congress who oppose the idea of introducing a fee for visitors crossing the border into the U.S., citing the importance of Canadians to upstate New York’s economy.</span> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 13:22:08 +0000 Ryan Delaney 36832 at http://wrvo.org Business lines up against proposed border crossing fee Proposed border crossing fee faces bipartisan opposition http://wrvo.org/post/proposed-border-crossing-fee-faces-bipartisan-opposition-0 <p>The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s is <a href="http://www.dhs.gov/news/2013/04/18/written-testimony-dhs-secretary-janet-napolitano-house-committee-homeland-security">proposing a border crossing fee</a> for those traveling into the country from Canada. So far the idea is drawing opposition from representatives across New York state. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:15:51 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 36775 at http://wrvo.org Proposed border crossing fee faces bipartisan opposition http://wrvo.org/post/proposed-border-crossing-fee-faces-bipartisan-opposition <p>The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s is <a href="http://www.dhs.gov/news/2013/04/18/written-testimony-dhs-secretary-janet-napolitano-house-committee-homeland-security">proposing a border crossing fee</a> for those traveling into the country from Canada. So far the idea is drawing opposition from representatives across New York state. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:02:53 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 36774 at http://wrvo.org