Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce http://wamc.org en Business Expo Participants Express General Optimism In Regional Economy http://wamc.org/post/business-expo-participants-express-general-optimism-regional-economy <p></p><p>The Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its annual business expo. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley checked in with exhibitors regarding their feelings about the economy. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:55:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 92308 at http://wamc.org Business Expo Participants Express General Optimism In Regional Economy Business Survey Shows Confidence In State And Local Economy, Anxiety Over Federal Policies http://wamc.org/post/business-survey-shows-confidence-state-and-local-economy-anxiety-over-federal-policies <p></p><p></p><p>The Plattsburgh North Country Regional Chamber of Commerce released its annual business survey and confidence index this morning.&nbsp; Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 84696 at http://wamc.org Business Survey Shows Confidence In State And Local Economy, Anxiety Over Federal Policies Business And Economic Development Officials Call On Legislators To Pass Fiscal Initiatives http://wamc.org/post/business-and-economic-development-officials-call-legislators-pass-fiscal-initiatives <p></p><p></p><p>North Country business and municipal officials gathered at a local manufacturing plant Thursday morning to praise New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s economic development proposals and call on the legislature to expedite their passage. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 82011 at http://wamc.org Business And Economic Development Officials Call On Legislators To Pass Fiscal Initiatives Officials Miffed Over Border Plans http://wamc.org/post/officials-miffed-over-border-plans <p></p><p></p><p>Officials in Clinton County are chastising plans by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials to reduce staffing on the northern border. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 73958 at http://wamc.org Officials Miffed Over Border Plans Chamber Holds Informational Session on New Health Care Exchange http://wamc.org/post/chamber-holds-informational-session-new-health-care-exchange <p></p><p></p><p>The Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce hosted an informational forum on the upcoming changes in health insurance this morning. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 16:35:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 73880 at http://wamc.org Chamber Holds Informational Session on New Health Care Exchange Canadian Consul General Visits Plattsburgh http://wamc.org/post/canadian-consul-general-visits-plattsburgh <p></p><p></p><p>The Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce played host to a visit by the ‘Consul General of Canada in New York’ on Monday.&nbsp; The consular officer toured several Canadian business operations, including Nova Bus, Bombardier and the Champlain Port of Entry. He also answered questions during a forum with business leaders. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 17:13:24 +0000 Pat Bradley 60720 at http://wamc.org Canadian Consul General Visits Plattsburgh Businesses Question State Reps at Business Forum http://wamc.org/post/businesses-question-state-reps-business-forum <p></p><p></p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:26:27 +0000 Pat Bradley 58943 at http://wamc.org Businesses Question State Reps at Business Forum North Country Business Weigh in on Sequestration http://wamc.org/post/north-country-business-weigh-sequestration <p></p><p></p><p>The looming automatic federal budget cuts - or sequestration - will trickle down to all parts of the economy.&nbsp; During a meeting on business confidence, northern New York officials predicted serious consequences for some economic sectors in the region.&nbsp; They are also disappointed that Congress can’t, or won’t, work to find the 2-percent cuts in the federal budget. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 23:25:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 58736 at http://wamc.org North Country Business Weigh in on Sequestration Regional Economic Survey Shows Business Optimism Down Slightly http://wamc.org/post/regional-economic-survey-shows-business-optimism-down-slightly <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce released the results of its annual Business Confidence Survey this morning.&nbsp; While the region’s businesses maintained a high confidence level, the index has dropped a point over last year.</span></p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 58695 at http://wamc.org Regional Economic Survey Shows Business Optimism Down Slightly