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Aligning city arts programming with economic development; Considering "Wage Deserts" to better target programs to increase self-sufficiency in working families; Report calls for a more consistent strategy linking state economic development and workforce development priorities


A february 2015 report issued by the Office of the State Comptroller examines the Empire State Development Corporation, the state's chief agency devoted to spurring economic development through subsidies.

Database of Deals

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Spotlight on Economic Development

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Resources & Tools

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Monthly Subsidy Alert

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