tax free zones http://wrvo.org en State kicks off Startup-NY tax-free program http://wrvo.org/post/state-kicks-startup-ny-tax-free-program <p></p><p>New York’s plan to attract new business and jobs to the state by offering them tax-free space at public colleges is underway. Officials Tuesday outlined for the first time specifics about how the program will work.</p><p>They tried to lay out the plan as simply as possible:</p><p>"There’s no fine print. There’s no trips and traps, caveats; there’s no taxes," said Executive Vice President of Startup-NY Leslie Whatley in a conference call with reporters.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:07:08 +0000 Ryan Delaney 46048 at http://wrvo.org State kicks off Startup-NY tax-free program Plan for newest SUNY campus stirs up some controversy http://wrvo.org/post/plan-newest-suny-campus-stirs-some-controversy <p>SUNY trustees have voted to split the University of Albany and the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, to create the system's 65th SUNY campus. The founder of the college says the move will save SUNY money and help bring high tech jobs to New York state.<br><br>The plans is to have the new specialized college up and running in the 2014-2015 academic year, says Alain Kaloyeros, the school's CEO.<br> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 19:10:32 +0000 Ellen Abbott 41343 at http://wrvo.org Plan for newest SUNY campus stirs up some controversy Gov. Cuomo pushes agenda to revitalize upstate economy http://wrvo.org/post/gov-cuomo-pushes-agenda-revitalize-upstate-economy <p></p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 14:15:15 +0000 Ellen Abbott 40267 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo achieves partial win on agenda http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-achieves-partial-win-agenda <p>Deals have been reached between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders on siting new casinos and creating tax free zones at college campuses. But a bill on abortion rights was struggling, and reform measures appear dead for the session.</p><p></p><p>The agreement on casinos would allow four resort-style gambling centers; one in the Capital Region, one in the Southern Tier, and possibly two in the Catskills, if voters approve the change to the state’s constitution in the fall.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 13:09:58 +0000 Karen DeWitt 39877 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo achieves partial win on agenda