Seneca Nation reaches agreement with state for highway work

The Seneca Nation and the state of New York reached agreement over a Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance.

The tribe and the state agreed to a TERO fee of 3 percent, according to news reports. The tribe had been asking for 3.5 percent, which the state opposed.

The deal allows work to move forward on the $28.5 million Southern Tier Expressway repaving project.

Get the Story:
Cuomo, Senecas settle expressway project dispute (The Buffalo News 8/7)
Senecas, N.Y. Reach Agreement On I-86 Work (The Jamestown Post-Journal 8/7)

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