Technical Assistance Program Overview

Technical Assistance Program Overview Applications for the 2021 Technical Assistance Program are being accepted now through December 1st, 2021! Since its inception in 2018, CDRPC and CDTC’s joint Technical Assistance Program has helped various communities across the region with planning projects and studies to help improve access to amenities, streamline the planning process, and more. […]

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Weekly Unemployment Claims Analysis

Weekly Unemployment Claims Down from March Highs but Still Above 2019 Levels   At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment across the state hit record highs due to many employers shutting down. Weekly unemployment claims in the Capital Region have been trending down since March, but have yet to return back to 2019 levels. […]

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Capital Region Rates High in Potential COVID-19 Economic Recovery National Analysis

Capital Region Rates High in Potential COVID-19 Economic Recovery National Analysis   In a recent article, Bloomberg determined that the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA is one of the best equipped areas in the country to recover from the current pandemic. Ranking cities and MSAs by regions, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA ranked second in the Mideast region behind the […]

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COVID-19 Unemployment Analysis

An Analysis of COVID-19’s Impact on Capital Region Employment In the United States and all over the world, unemployment stands as an important indicator of not only economic trends, but of significant world events. Employment has historically reacted to world events, both human and natural, growing when times are good and falling when times are […]

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Regional Resources Update

Regional Resources Update     Health Data With the future of the pandemic still murky, it is crucial to monitor daily tests, cases, hospitalization, and death data. Trends in this data is what will ultimately determine if a region remains open or must shut down in some capacity again.   New York Forward COVID-19 Dashboard […]

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Federal Funding Opportunities for Local Governments

Federal Funding Opportunities for Local Governments The CARES Act was enacted on March 27, 2020 and provided a total of $2.2 Trillion in federal funding for COVID-19 related recovery. While much of the current climate will continue to focus on assisting small businesses in great need, the CARES Act also provides substantial initial funding for […]

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Erosion and Sediment Control Training

Erosion and Sediment Control Training On December 7, 2018, 8am to Noon, there will be a 4 Hr Erosion and Sediment Control training at the William Rice Extension Center, 24 Martin Rd, Voorheesville, NY. It is organized by the Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Stormwater Coalition is co-sponsoring the event. For […]

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