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Inner Loop East Generates Over $200 Million in Private Investment

“We are rebuilding our city block by block, neighborhood by neighborhood, along the Riverway and in our neighborhoods,” said Mayor Warren. “The Young Lion of the West is roaring again. I am grateful to the many development partners for making these investments in our city and helping us create more jobs, safer and more vibrant neighborhood and better educational opportunities.”…

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MAYOR LOVELY A. WARREN URGES AMAZON TO RECONSIDER ROCHESTER REGION FOR HQ2

Mayor Lovely Warren released the following statement on Thursday regarding the interest of Amazon considering The Greater Rochester region for their eastern headquarters: “Today I am calling on Amazon’s leaders to strongly reconsider the Rochester Metro Corridor for the company’s eastern headquarters, also known as Amazon HQ2. Once, the I-35 corridor between San Antonio and Austin was empty. It was…

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MOODY’S INVESTORS SERVICE ASSIGNS HIGH BOND RATINGS TO ROCHESTER

Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced Wednesday that Moody’s Investors Service has once again assigned the City of Rochester a MIG 1 rating on the City’s upcoming sale of $23.2 million in bond anticipation notes, which will fund various capital projects throughout the city. This is Moody’s highest rating for short-term borrowing. Moody’s has also re-affirmed Rochester’s Aa3 rating on General…

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Mayor Celebrates City’s New Business and Community Service Center

“Creating wealth is a big part of the American dream,” said Mayor Lovely Warren on Tuesday at the City’s official opening of the City’s new Business and Community Service Center on N. Fitzhugh Street. “The Office of Community Wealth Building aims to give everyone in Rochester the tools they need to create wealth from the bottom up, especially communities of…

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Mayor Warren Proclaims 2019 as RPD Bicentennial Year

“For two centuries, the Rochester Police Department has protected and served this community with dedication, integrity, and bravery,” said Mayor Lovely Warren, proclaiming 2019 as the Rochester Police Department Bicentennial Year. “These are the timeless values of the RPD. I am honored and humbled to stand with the men and women of this esteemed agency and the citizens of Rochester…

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Mayor announces overwhelming support for community schools model

More than 90 percent of Rochester citizens who participated in community input sessions on Rochester schools support a Community Schools model as well as the Mayor having a closer, more formal partnership with City schools, according to a report on the Community Input sessions released today. “It’s clear that our residents want Community Schools that provide wrap-around services including counseling,…

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Mayor, City Leaders Commit to “Let’s Get REAL”

  “We are thrilled to be in Rochester as part of their participation in the Cities for Racial Equity and Racial Healing Technical Assistance Initiative, which is generously supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation,” said Leon Andrews, director of the National League of Cities Race, Equity and Leadership program at Tuesday’s news conference–  kicking off a multi-year plan for strategic work…

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Governor and Lieutenant Governor Endorse Mayor Warren

Mayor Lovely A. Warren received the endorsement of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul today, adding to the list of high-ranking dignitaries who have backed her bid for reelection. “Rochester has seen unprecedented growth in recent years, and much of this can be credited to Mayor Lovely Warren’s leadership and vision,” Cuomo said. “Mayor Warren has been a…

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Creating more jobs for our citizens

Over the past four years, Mayor Warren has been working hard to bring more jobs to Rochester, and more opportunity for all of our citizens. The results speak for themselves – unemployment has dropped from 9% to 6%, and we are creating jobs for our citizens. Development is taking place in every corner of our city, from Downtown to Hudson Avenue and…

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