Sen. Jim Seward: Time to re-evaluate NY regional economic development councils

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking the state Legislature for $750 million to fund a seventh round of his regional economic development council initiative, but one Cayuga County state senator thinks it’s time to re-evaluate the program.

State Sen. Jim Seward said in an interview with The Citizen that while he likes the regional councils’ bottom-up approach, he believes there needs to be changes to how the 10 panels operate.

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