Finger Lakes receives $80.5m as top Empire State performerStaff Writer | December 10, 2016
The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council was recognized as a top New York performer at the sixth annual Regional Economic Development Council awards and is to receive $80.5 million from the state toward its projects.
New York The tide is now turning
“Overall, the economic tide is with us,” he said, predicting growth “like we’ve never seen before. I will never sign a budget that does not help upstate with their economic needs.”
Furthermore, he made a pledge to Upstate New York to continue to support its growth and development.
The Finger Lakes region has been a top performer in the past at these annual awards. Last year, the region was one of three to win a competitive grant of $500 million over five years through the Upstate Revitalization Initiative. ■