"'The bottom line is that companies will endure this type of challenge in the public sector if you can recruit good labor,' Thomas Kucharski from the BNE says. His economic development group says (maybe surprisingly) interest in Western New York has been up over the last few months even as the budget battle wages on. Bucking New York's reputation for ever-rising taxes and big government could become a selling point for Erie County. 'Our citizens really have taken the bull by the horns, so to speak, and are demanding more accountability and efficiency from the government. That's the kind of thing that resonates with the sight selectors,' Kucharski says."Things be looking up?
WGRZ reports that the budget battle might be good for business in WNY.