He said some MTA debts cannot be allocated to the zones
, such as cross border bus leases, existing workers' compensation debts and certificates of participation to fund workers' compensation claims.
Designation as an empowerment zone
would make critical areas of Brooklyn eligible for substantial economic development benefits, including $230 million in tax-exempt financing for business and community development purposes; $100 million in Social Service Block Grants for use by nonprofit groups; and a variety of tax incentives for local hiring, environmental remediation, equipment purchasing and other purposes over a period of 10 years.
Janet Huston, a spokeswoman for the state Housing and Community Development Department, said the state had received far more applications for enterprise zones
than it had available slots.
Central to the legislation is the establishment of the Gulf Opportunity (GO) Zones
, the areas hit hardest by the hurricanes for which there are tax incentives for individuals and businesses to revitalize and rebuild in these areas.
It provides incentives to businesses and to individuals who live in the zones
, and to those who previously did business there.
The most common zones
are even-front zones
(2-3, 2-1-2, etc.
First in a two part series on dead zones
in coastal waters
Instead of up to 384 zones
of control, the new Altanium C series has up to 12 zones
It has helped send countless low-level drug offenders in inner cities--most of them minorities like Young, who's black--to prison for much longer terms than those committing the same crimes in the suburbs, where drug-free zones
occupy a dramatically smaller fraction of the overall space.
Ports that are members of a group or zone
can communicate with each other, but are isolated from ports in other zones
have announced they're opening major retail outlets in this neighborhood that became one of six federally funded empowerment zones
encompass the blue line's 28 stations, while the orange line's 24 stations make up three zones
Vice-President, Operations for Klondike Star Mineral Corporation (OTCBB:KDSM) today announced the discovery of volcanogenic massive sulphide zones
at it's Ultra Project, near Haines Junction, Yukon, Canada.
In August, officials hailed a Schwarzenegger administration agreement to change state law and take public investments into consideration as part of the overall ratio in establishing enterprise zones
For the last seven years, Empire Zones
have made a demonstrable improvement to urban areas throughout New York State.