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Chamber Policy Positions


June 29, 2012 - Chamber position statement in support of the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation's proposed takeover of the Outer Harbor  


June 15, 2012 - Chamber letter to Assemblywoman Galef in support of Bill No. A9733c. 

May 11, 2012 - Chamber letter to Governor Cuomo in support of moving Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus


March 16, 2012 - Chamber letter to Governor Cuomo in support of funding the Science Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Park in Genesee County, NY


March 8, 2012 - Chamber letter to the Public Service Commission regarding National Grid's rate filings

January 27, 2012 - The Amherst Chamber of Commerce 2012 Legislative Agenda


January 17, 2012 - Chamber statement of support and encouragement for Govornor Andrew Cuomo's 2012-2013 budget proposal.


January 17, 2012 - Chamber letter of support to New York State Senator Patrick Gallivan's  for Senate Bill 5889


March 16, 2011 - Chamber letter of support to New York State Senators George Masiarz, Tim Kennedy, Mike Ranzenhofer, Mark Grisanti and Patrick Gallivan for voting to pass UB2020 legislation   


January 27, 2011 - The Amherst Chamber of Commerce 2011 Legislative Agenda


December 3, 2010- Chamber Takes Position Against Prevailing Wage Legislation

      To download the letter to Governor Patterson, click here


September, 2010- Chamber Opposes Ward Council Members


August 3, 2010- Chamber Takes Stance on Town Board Downsizing


March 25, 2010-Chamber Letter to Congressman Higgins in support of Kaleida Health's appropriation request to purchase a di vinci robot for cardiothoracic surgery on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.


March 10, 2010-Chamber letter to Assembly Member Sheldon Silver, opposing legislation that would direct the Public Service Commission to impose burdensome new requirements when the Commission reviews a merger or acquisition by a telephone corporation.


March 10, 2010-Chamber letter in support of Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital's appropriation request for a new and permanent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine.


February 18, 2010-Chamber letter to Governor David Paterson in opposition to Gross Receipts Tax (GRT Tax).


May 21, 2008-Chamber Letter supporting Governor David Paterson's plan to unify the Empire State Development Corporation.


September 21, 2007-Chamber Memorandum in opposition  to the Proposed Local Laws: Freshwater Wetlands and Drainage Law and Adequate Public Facilities Law.


August 20, 2007-Memorandum in opposition to Wetlands Proposal.


July 24, 2007-A White Paper for Regional Economic Development to the Honorable Eliot Spitzer, Governor of New York State prepared by the Amherst Chamber of Commerce.


February 27, 2007-Chamber position statement in continued support of Town of Amherst's comprehensive Master Plan.


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