Chamber sets Legislative Luncheon for Jan. 26

Staff Reports Posted 17 January 2018 at 2:44 pm

GAINES – The Orleans County Chamber of Commerce is planning its annual Legislative Luncheon for Jan. 26 when local and state elected officials discuss community issues and ways to improve the business climate. They are also expected to respond to the Governor’s proposed budget that includes new taxes and fees.

The event will be at Tillman’s Village Inn from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. RSVPs are due Jan. 24. So far more than 60 people have committed to attending, said Rebecca Charland, director of the Chamber of Commerce. Call (585)-301-8464 or email for more information, including to suggest a question to be asked.

Confirmed speakers include State Sen. Rob Ortt, State Assembly members Steve Hawley and Michael Norris, County Legislature Chairwoman Lynne Johnson and Michael Kracker, and deputy chief of staff for Congressman Chris Collins.

In addition, Ken Pokalsky of the NYS Business Council, will break down state legislative proposals. Last year 84 people attended the luncheon.

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