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Taxpayers Rally in Albany to Warn Legislators: We are Watching
February 11, 2010 – 7:26 PM | One Comment
Taxpayers Rally in Albany to Warn Legislators: We are Watching

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More than 100 upstate taxpayers and business owners traveled to Albany on Monday to express anger and frustration over the …

Unshackle Upstate Proposes $12 Billion in State Savings
February 2, 2010 – 9:28 PM | No Comment
Unshackle Upstate Proposes $12 Billion in State Savings

Unshackle Upstate today released its 2010 policy agenda that included $12 billion in cost savings for New York’s 2010-11 budget year. These aggressive but vitally needed recommendations will help bring fiscal reform to New York.
 
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Unshackle Upstate Responds to Governor Paterson’s State of the State Address
January 6, 2010 – 6:36 PM | No Comment
Unshackle Upstate Responds to Governor Paterson’s State of the State Address

“New York is going broke, and people continue to leave the state in unprecedented numbers. Right now the governor is talking a good game, even calling out special interests. But this is just what we …

Unshackle Upstate Rolls Out a Call to Arms
December 16, 2009 – 2:31 PM | No Comment
Unshackle Upstate Rolls Out a Call to Arms

The Unshackle Upstate business coalition today unveiled a multifaceted web-based communications platform to give a louder voice to New Yorkers who have grown increasingly frustrated with the dysfunction of state government and its abysmal tax-and-spend …

Unshackle Upstate: IDA Draft Reform Proposal A Bust – Will Severely Hinder Economic Growth
November 19, 2009 – 2:42 PM | No Comment
Unshackle Upstate: IDA Draft Reform Proposal A Bust – Will Severely Hinder Economic Growth

Unshackle Upstate today expressed outrage over the governor’s draft Industrial Development Agency (IDA) “reform” proposal, which would require developers to pay prevailing wages on many construction projects that receive lower cost financing through an IDA.
“Our …

Unshackle Upstate Supports Expanded Natural Gas Exploration in New York
October 15, 2009 – 8:01 PM | No Comment
Unshackle Upstate Supports Expanded Natural Gas Exploration in New York

The business coalition Unshackle Upstate today expressed its strong support for expanded natural gas drilling in New York, citing the outstanding potential for long-term economic development and job creation in Upstate New York.
The coalition submitted …