Commerce

Delaware North western meltdown makes for shocking comparisons with Niagara Falls State Park

BY JAMES HUGNAGEL As part of an ongoing effort to acquaint our readers with some of the more unsavory aspects of the business and personal dealings of Buffalo billionaire Jeremy Jacobs and his family-held multinational corporation Delaware North, which has

Commerce

National Fuel to reduce rates in PA, increase rates in NY

BY JAMES HUFNAGEL National Fuel supplies natural gas to over 730,000 residential and corporate customers throughout Western New York and northwestern Pennsylvania. The Williamsville, NY-based oil and gas concern is vertically integrated across five business divisions: Exploration & Production, Pipeline

Commerce

Obama and Trudeau should open the Canadian border

It would require the elimination of customs tariffs, border crossing fees, and travel restrictions between the federal governments of the United States and Canada — but the concept of an open northern border is more politically plausible in the current

Commerce

International patent laws are unnecessarily stifling commerce

By Rich Purtell¬† “Free Trade” agreements are loaded with language to protect intellectual property (IP).¬† These protective efforts do very much have potential to turn into protectionism, which is the opposite of free trade. I really think that we are