Due to the Coronavirus, Columbia Economic Development (CEDC) is implementing a number of interim steps designed to keep its staff, clients and members of the public safe.
Local college students will now have a more streamlined process of earning their bachelor’s degrees, thanks to a new partnership between Columbia-Greene Community College and SUNY Delhi.
Thirteen Columbia County high school juniors successfully completed the 2019 Junior Career Institute on January 25.
Govenor Andrew Cuomo today delivered his 2020 State of the State address. The Governor’s 2020 agenda – Making Progress Happen – features nation-leading proposals to tackle critical issues facing New York and the country. Governor’s agenda continues record of fiscal responsibility while investing in 21st century infrastructure, cutting middle class and small business taxes, providing…
Governor Cuomo announced a new $14 million initiative to help New York farms with critical financial assistance to keep valuable farmland in production, allow diversification, and ensure long-term viability of operations. More
State Labor Department Releases Preliminary October 2019 Area Unemployment Rates In October, Columbia County has again posted the lowest unemployment rate in the state. The County’s October unemployment rate of 2.8% is slightly higher than the October 2108 rate of 2.7%. MORE
CEDC has been a proud supporter of Small Business Saturday since its creation in 2010. Nationally, AmEx reports Small Business Saturday hit a record high with an estimated $19.6 billion. An estimated 110 million shoppers, up from 2018, positively impacted communities. MORE
October 29th was the final class for CEDC’s 38th MicroBusiness Seminar Series.
According to recent data from the New York State Department of Labor, Columbia County’s employment statistics are outperforming the rest of the state.
Did you know that over 100,00 people are transitioning out of the military per year? The Center for Economic Development (CEG) does and they’re on a mission to attract this talented workforce.