The Office of Public Affairs serves as Empire State Development’s main line of communication to the public and media as part of our mission of promoting economic development, business investment and growth that leads to job creation and prosperous communities across New York State.

The Office of Public Affairs provides a wide range of media services to ESD and the businesses and partner organizations we work with. We also understand the diversity presented by New York’s 10 unique regions and are able to provide support at both the local and statewide levels.

Press Releases
Learn more about the latest news, announcements and accomplishments from ESD 2015 Press Releases & Governor Cuomo.

E-Newsletter Archive
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Quick Links
One location that can connect you to the official websites for the Governor’s Office, New York State Agencies and more!

Regional Economic Development Council News
Learn more about the transformational Regional Economic Development Council initiative, along with the latest news and announcements.

Latest Happenings
This page highlights Empire State Development’s latest news, announcements and accomplishments in real time through various news outlets and Social media platforms.

Here you can watch live webcasts of all of ESD's major meetings and view past meetings in our archives.

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Press Hotline:
(800) 260-7313

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