Tag Archives: economy

farmers market

VISIT THE FARMERS’ MARKET: BUY LOCAL, BUY THE BEST

Legislative column from Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) If you are looking for the freshest ingredients and homemade goods, your local farmers’ market is where you’ll find some of the area’s best kept secrets. As the name implies, farmers’ markets are where local farmers showcase their produce, conduct Continue reading →

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb

New Foreign Trade Zone in Ontario County Will Accelerate Finger Lakes Economy

Legislative column from Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) Recently, legislation to help Ontario County establish, operate and maintain Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) was signed into law.  Working with Sen. Mike Nozzolio to advance this bill through both houses of the Legislature resulted in a victory for the families, businesses Continue reading →

student loans

Get Government Out of the Student-Debt Business

By Dr. Shawn Ritenour As millions of students and their parents are preparing for life after commencement, they’re also preparing to deal with massive student loans. Increasingly, people are concerned about the student debt situation brewing on college campuses. The present state of student debt is not a pretty picture. Continue reading →