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From the monthly archives: November 2015

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'November 2015'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Jeb Bush Addresses ABC Member Concerns

Presidential candidate and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush addressed and responded to questions from members of a coalition of major nationwide business groups in a TeleForum this afternoon. Bush answered questions from members of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Associated General Contractors, Business-Industry Political Action Committee, National Association of Manufacturers, National Federation of Independent Business and National Retail Federation. Read the rest of entry »

PLA Vote in Binghamton

The fight over whether to attach a PLA on the $300 million dollar Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant construction project comes to a vote before the Binghamton City Council tomorrow, Wednesday November 18th.

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Election Summary

Overall, we had a successful election cycle, with 80% of our endorsed candidates coming out victorious. Here is a highlight of some important races from across the state along with a breakdown of how our endorsed candidates performed:

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ABC Endorsed Candidates

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ABC Letter to Binghamton City Council Fact Checking Misinformation

As you are aware, we have attended your last few council meetings and work sessions to speak out against a proposed Project Labor Agreement on the Joint Sewage Treatment Plant. First off, we'd like to thank you for your service to our community. We know that this is an important decision and appreciate that as stewards of tax dollars you are educating yourselves to make a decision and spend these tax dollars wisely and efficiently.

We want to help ensure that you get the best possible treatment plant at the best price. We heard a number of false statements and misinformation being touted and felt it was prudent to address these issues on behalf of our 100+ members and their thousands of employees in Central New York and the Southern Tier.
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