The CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity (CenterState CEO) released its Agenda for Economic Opportunity Thursday, detailing a plan for future development initiatives Thursday that was two years in the making. 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:
A seminar on Harriet Tubman reflects on issues such as slavery and unequal education that are going on today. The Harriet Tubman Booster Club is hosting a centennial symposium, “Harriet Tubman: No Longer Underground.”
The Central new York Regional Economic Development Council (CNYREDC) held a presentation at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Wednesday detailing the progress it has made in creating jobs and ensuring economic development in the area. The presentation was held in preparation for a request of $31 million in funding, the Council's third round of sponsorship from the state government.
Mayor Stephanie Miner decisively won her bid for re-election last night with a total 68-percent of the votes. The incumbent did not face a Republican challenger, but had a Green party and a Conservative rival. Miner says she is looking forward to tackling the many issues in the city of Syracuse.
The Common Council in Syracuse will likely remain Democratic...pending the results of one district seat. The race is still too close to call in the 1st District between incumbent Democrat Jake Barrett and Republican Joe Carni. Barrett hopes he can stay on as councilor to revitalize a key corridor…