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NY awards more than $700M in economic incentives

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 19, 2012 at 12:09 pm •  Published: December 19, 2012

Larger regional awards from the $738 million total announced Wednesday are $91.1 million for the 62 projects in the Southern Tier and $90.2 million for 82 projects in the North Country. That includes $1.7 million to enhance broadband connectivity in Hamilton County, part of the broader goal of bringing access to all Adirondack communities.

Others are $59.7 million each for 86 Long Island and 70 Mohawk Valley projects, $52.8 million for 58 projects in western New York, $50.3 million for 84 Capital Region projects and $51.4 million for the New York City area. Among the city's 50 projects are $1.5 million for the New York Genome Center, a partnership of 11 academic, medical, pharmaceutical and other institutions, to create research space in Manhattan.