Dear Esteemed Members of the Putnam County Business Community,

Welcome to your constant source of empowerment and insight – the Putnam County Business Council’s weekly Putnam County News and New York State Business Update. Every week, we strive to bring you the most relevant and impactful information, keeping you abreast of the latest developments, opportunities, and trends in our business landscape. Together, let’s navigate the path to success and prosperity in our vibrant community and beyond.

Here’s to another week of growth and excellence!

Warm regards,

Nat Prentice

President, Putnam County Business Council

Cold Spring Chamber of Commerce Invites Scholarship Applications – The Putnam County News & Recorder
The 2024 Philip Baumgarten Memorial Scholarship application process has opened on the Cold Spring Chamber of Commerce’s website. The purpose of the Scholarship is to promote high school student interest and involvement in the community as volunteers and as valued workers for local business.
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Hochul extends state budget deadline until April 4
State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins is anticipating passing a state budget extender
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Resorts World launches massive job outreach initiative, aims to train prospective workers with skills to enter gaming industry – QNS.com
Resorts World has announced its largest job outreach initiative to date in North America.
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Fed-up charter school advocates rally in Albany for equal funding
The New York State Education Department is being pushed to end the “discriminatory treatment of charter schools” and provide equivalent funding provided to traditional public schools.
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Gaming Commission suggests pushing casino licenses to 2025
The proposed timeline is pushing back the process to bring more gambling into New York.
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Gov. Hochul announces start of New York State Thruway bridge replacement project
The new bridge will feature increased vertical clearance, wider shoulders, a new safety guide rail and an improved riding surface.
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