Oswego, NY – National Grid plans to expand its office in downtown Syracuse to include administrative operations, which the company said is expected to create at least 200 jobs.
The power company plans to open its Transactions Delivery Center in the old Niagara Mohawk building on Erie Boulevard. The TDC deals with items such as payroll, timesheets, accounts payable and portions of employee benefits.
Albany, NY – Governor David Paterson once again raised the specter of a government shut down following a private meeting with legislative leaders, saying he feared lawmakers were not taking his June 28th budget deadline seriously enough.
Republican leaders of the legislature, who were permitted to attend the private meetings usually restricted to the Democrats, say, after the meeting, that as far as they can tell, talks are not progressing very well.
Oswego, NY – In our final week of Global to Local: Immigration and Diaspora - Dr. Jessica Hester speaks with SUNY Oswego professors Neelika Jayawardane, Fehmi Damkaci and Shashi Kanbur about their immigrant experience, and what their vision of the US was before arriving.
Albany, NY – The New York State Legislature was approved a weekly emergency spending bill to keep government running. It includes, at the direction of Governor David Paterson, new taxes on cigarettes, and the authorization to collect taxes on tobacco sold to non Indians on tribal lands.