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Empire Zones Program Returns 'Pathetic'

One of New York State's most popular economic-development program doesn't meet expectations.
February 22, 2004, 11am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The 50,000 jobs are a tiny fraction of the state's total 8.5 million jobs. Legislators raised questions about the Empire Zones program at a hearing this week on the economic-development part of Gov. George Pataki's proposed state budget. Some questioned whether the benefits have been worth the cost, which the state has never put a number to."

Thanks to Stu Baker

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Published on Saturday, February 14, 2004 in Ithaca Journal
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