Rob Simpson 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 Business Group Urges More Community Engagement on the Future of I-81 http://waer.org/post/business-group-urges-more-community-engagement-future-i-81 <P>Local business leadership organization, Centerstate CEO, wants the community to work together and ask more questions before settling on a solution for the new I-81 viaduct through Syracuse. Centerstate C-E-O&nbsp;is laying out principles and priorities for&nbsp;the one-billion dollar decision that will impact the area for the next 75 years or more. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 22:23:01 +0000 Scott Willis 8074 at http://waer.org Business Group Urges More Community Engagement on the Future of I-81