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Cuomo signs landmark Maziarz power-for-jobs bill in North Tonawanda

by jmaloni
Thu, Apr 14th 2011 02:50 pm
With Assemblyman Jim Hayes, R-Amherst, Sen. George D. Maziarz, R-Newfane, and Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, D-Kenmore, all looking on, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signs the Maziarz-authored `Recharge New York` program into law.  Recharge New York is a major power-for-jobs program that makes previous short-term power-for-jobs programs permanent, offering low-cost power to businesses looking to expand or locate their operations in New York state.
With Assemblyman Jim Hayes, R-Amherst, Sen. George D. Maziarz, R-Newfane, and Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, D-Kenmore, all looking on, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signs the Maziarz-authored "Recharge New York" program into law. Recharge New York is a major power-for-jobs program that makes previous short-term power-for-jobs programs permanent, offering low-cost power to businesses looking to expand or locate their operations in New York state.
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New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed a landmark power-for-jobs bill, "Recharge New York," in North Tonawanda Thursday with dozens of local leaders in attendance.

A virtual "who's who" of Niagara County was present, including Sen. George D. Maziarz, R-Newfane, who authored the Recharge New York bill; Assemblyman Jim Hayes, R-Amherst; Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, D-Kenmore; County Legislator Paul B. Wojtaszek, R-North Tonawanda; County Legislator Russ Rizzo, R-North Tonawanda; County Treasurer Kyle R. Andrews; County Sheriff James R. Voutour; Mayor Robert G. Ortt, R-North Tonawanda; Mayor Michael W. Tucker, R-Lockport; Clerk-Treasurer Scott P. Kiedrowski, R-North Tonawanda; the entire North Tonawanda Common Council; Lockport Common Council President Richelle Pasceri, R-1st Ward; Niagara County Industrial Development Agency Chairman Henry M. Sloma; Niagara County Commissioner of Economic Development Sam Ferraro; officials of the Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce; and various other dignitaries. 

For more information on Recharge New York, click here and here.

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