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NYS: Indoor dining can resume in orange zones

New York state has decided to allow all bars and restaurants in orange zones statewide to resume indoor dining at 50% capacity. That decision is in...
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Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:46am
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Connections: Should New York State raise the minimum wage during the pandemic?

New York State is getting ready to raise the minimum wage to $12.50 per hour. That increase will take effect at the end of this year. Business groups...
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Fri, 12/18/2020 - 9:16am
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Connections: Kevin McCann and how governments need to support small businesses now

A local business owner says the pandemic's impact on small businesses could be much worse than many people think unless the government steps in. Kevin...
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Tue, 12/08/2020 - 9:53am
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Connections: Understanding the Orange Zone restrictions for parts of Monroe County

On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that parts of Monroe County have reached Orange Zone status. The designation comes with restrictions that go...
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Tue, 11/24/2020 - 9:27am
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Businesses plead with state officials to avoid wider economic shutdowns

This week, as the coronavirus infection rate climbed higher in New York state new microcluster zones were announced in New York, and some existing ones...
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Thu, 11/19/2020 - 9:45am
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Connections: How small business owners are adapting to recent pandemic challenges

COVID-19 transmission is up across the country and hospitalizations for people suffering from the virus are at an all-time high. Could we see a second...
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Mon, 11/16/2020 - 9:48am
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Connections: Discussing Monroe County's new pandemic relief program for small businesses

On Wednesday, Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announced a new set of grants to help small businesses during the pandemic. The county will use $15...
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Thu, 10/22/2020 - 10:17am
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Connections: Local small business owners on adapting to challenges during the pandemic

Local small business owners have spent months finding creative solutions to stay going during the pandemic. As we head into the winter months, they face...
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Thu, 10/08/2020 - 10:26am
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Business Report: reaction to the death of Daniel Prude

In this WXXI Business Report: -We hear from Bob Duffy, the president and CEO of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce about the reaction of the...
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Mon, 09/14/2020 - 5:16am
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Connections: Local small business owners and founders discuss the state of reopening

Dozens of small business owners held a news conference this week to call on New York State to allow for further reopening. The owners represented gyms,...
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Fri, 08/14/2020 - 10:18am
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