While many details have to be fleshed out, the Governor's plans for regional economic development councils are off and running with a panel named in western NY. The plan is praised but as with everything, it depends on your definition of "regional". In NY many of the local issues relate to the 19th Century structures of government and the layers on layers of taxing jurisdictions.
However, in a world where economies don't stop at the imaginary lines of a century ago, the Governor's plan provides a framework for progress and we will have to see how this new structure plays out statewide.
Let's give it a try.
Cuomo to WNY: Get out of the past - City & Region - The Buffalo News