A focus group discussion conducted by the students of Economic Development Workshop (CRP 5074) was held at Salvatore's Grand Hotel in Amherst, New York on 24th September, 2015. Senators from New York State Assembly and representatives of towns and village from the state were a part of this meeting.
The discussion was led by Professor Mildred Warner, Ron Deutsch, interim executive director of Fiscal Policy Insitute and Yunji Kim, graduate student at Cornell University. Fiscal and revenue challenges in NYS and ways to address them were some of the issues that were debated upon.
Photo Credits - Prof. Mildred Warner