Economic & Business Climate

Green Gamble Could Spark Turbine Debate

One local company is working to prove you can be "eco-chic" and save a lot of money in the process.

New Survey About Retail Downtown

The Rochester Downtown Development Corporation is asking residents & workers what type of retail they'd like to see in Downtown Rochester.


Xerox Chair Anne Mulcahy Resigns

Xerox Corporation Chairperson Anne Mulcahy says she is stepping down on May 20, 2010.  Chief Executive Officer Ursula Burns will then assume the additional role of chair.


A Step by Step Look at the Demolition of Midtown

Demolition of Midtown Plaza is expected to be completed by October 2011. Click below to view a PDF of a step by step look at the process as provided by the City of Rochester.


Bankruptcy Judge Says Debts are Getting Bigger

Judge John Ninfo says more people are showing up in local bankruptcy court with more than $75,000 in consumer credit loans, which do not include mortgages, car payments, or borrowing for college.


Kodak Annual Meeting Features Look Ahead

Rochester's one-time largest employer gives investors the company's expectations in 2010.


Former Mayor Bill Johnson Says Fresh Ideas Needed Amid Fiscal Crises

Former Rochester Mayor and current RIT senior public policy faculty member spoke about changing the structure of local and state government on WXXI's 1370 Connection with Bob Smith.


Natural Gas in Western NY: To Drill or Not To Drill

There is a new development in the controversial battle over natural gas drilling in Western New York.


Small Business Task Force Issues Recommendations

Governor Paterson is seeking to improve relationship between state government and small businesses.


Lean Times for Retailers

The recession continues to effect retail in New York State.

Retailers say they're keeping inventory low, and employment flat this year.

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