Centerstate CEO http://waer.org en Police, Business Leaders Join Community Group to Demand Universal Pre-K Funding for Syracuse http://waer.org/post/police-business-leaders-join-community-group-demand-universal-pre-k-funding-syracuse <p>A community group is rallying diverse support for the expansion of Pre-K in Syracuse, with supporters saying it could improve the economy and diminish crime.&nbsp;&nbsp; Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:54:20 +0000 Chris Bolt 15745 at http://waer.org Police, Business Leaders Join Community Group to Demand Universal Pre-K Funding for Syracuse CenterState CEO Economic Forecast Optimistic http://waer.org/post/centerstate-ceo-economic-forecast-optimistic <div>Central New York business leaders got an optimistic economic forecast Thursday at the CenterState CEO, but also found out that their own attitudes may be holding the area back. &nbsp;The corporation hosted a breakfast at the OnCenter to release its <a href="http://www.centerstateceo.com/external/wcpages/wcwebcontent/webcontentpage.aspx?contentid=1976">economic forecast</a>, which suggests better times for 2014. &nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An M&amp;T Bank economist says business growth should be about 2.8%. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 23:53:17 +0000 Hannah Warren 13209 at http://waer.org CenterState CEO Economic Forecast Optimistic Local Businesses, Homeowners Encouraged by Proposed Tax Reforms http://waer.org/post/local-businesses-homeowners-encouraged-proposed-tax-reforms <div>Central New York business leaders and homeowners are publicly expressing their support for Governor Cuomo’s $2 billion tax relief plan. &nbsp;They joined government officials Wednesday to urge the state legislature to approve the proposal. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 23:39:22 +0000 Hannah Warren 13164 at http://waer.org Local Businesses, Homeowners Encouraged by Proposed Tax Reforms CNY Alliance, Griffiss Airport Win Federal Drone Testing Site http://waer.org/post/cny-alliance-griffiss-airport-win-federal-drone-testing-site <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Griffiss Airport in Rome has been awarded one of six test sites for drones that could bring more than a thousand jobs and $ millions in local revenues from Syracuse to Rome to Watertown.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 23:33:14 +0000 Chris Bolt 12543 at http://waer.org CNY Alliance, Griffiss Airport Win Federal Drone Testing Site CenterState Region Releases Business Plan http://waer.org/post/centerstate-region-releases-business-plan <p>The CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity (CenterState CEO) released its <em>Agenda for Economic Opportunity </em>Thursday, detailing a plan for future development initiatives Thursday that was two years in the making.&nbsp;&nbsp;After intensive research, planning, and development in partnership with the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program, the CEO released five key findings for shifting Central New York's economic profile in a more positive direction:</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 23:53:44 +0000 Hannah Warren & Scott Willis 10366 at http://waer.org CenterState Region Releases Business Plan