Professor John Alan James was called upon to comment on what Cuomo’s election as governor has meant to New York businesses.
From The Westchester County Business Journal:
In Gov.-elect Andrew Cuomo, the state’s business leaders saw an opportunity.
At the time, New York businesses – still struggling to recover from the effects of the economic downturn – were frustrated with what they viewed as a lack of effort among the state’s lawmakers to promote business-friendly policies.
That frustration gave rise to Committee to Save New York Inc., an organization comprising business groups and, to a lesser extent, organized labor. It was established 15 months ago to promote a reform agenda at the state government level.
John Alan James, executive director of Pace University’s Center for Global Governance, Reporting and Regulation, said support from the business community represented a refreshing alternative to the messages often promulgated by special interests.
“This is long overdue and greatly needed,” he said. “I wish them all the power in the world and I wish there were more of them.”
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