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Hochul, Schumer are in talks with MLB to land Brooklyn and Rochester expansion franchises

Governor Kathy Hochul and Senator¬†Chuck Schumer are in talks with Major League Baseball (MLB) to land the State two new team franchises: one in Brooklyn and another in Rochester. Robert D. Manfred, the Commissioner of Baseball, has “agreed in spirit”

Congress

Golisano for Congress?

Following the sudden death of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, age 88, observers are speculating who might replace the longtime Representative — who rose to serve as the Chairwoman of the powerful House Rules Committee during her three decades in elected office.

Commerce

Golisano is ‘open’ to M&T Bank merger with Paychex

Billionaire B. Thomas Golisano, the founder and chairman of Paychex, the Rochester area firm valued at more than $25 billion, is open to merger talks with Buffalo based M&T Bank, whose market capitalization stands around $28 billion, a source familiar