Tag: small business

Photo courtesy of @gillibrandny
From left, Chef Tom Colicchio, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Chef David Chang hold a press conference to call for legislation that would provide financial assistance to struggling restaurants. In New York City, the restaurant industry accounts for an estimated 1 in 12 private sector jobs. Front photo by Anthony Quintano, via Wikipedia Commons.
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Celebrity chefs join Gillibrand in call for restaurant relief bill

On Oct. 20, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, alongside restaurateurs David Chang and Tom Colicchio, urged the U.S. Senate to pass the Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed to Survive (RESTAURANTS) Act of 2020 as soon as possible. The funding would be designated for independent eateries in an effort […]

Photo of Senator Sue Serino coutesy of New York State Senate.
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Karen Smythe takes on Sue Serino to represent 41st district in Mid-Hudson Valley

As early voting kicks into gear and Election Day approaches, New York’s general election for the 41st District’s State Senate seat puts two small business owners in the race. Democrat Karen Smythe challenges Republican incumbent Sue Serino to represent the mid-Hudson Valley this fall. Serino is running for her fourth […]