Economically Speaking

by Town of Babylon IDA

Want to know why more than 250,000 people and hundreds of businesses call the Town of Babylon home? Then look no further… ‘Economically Speaking’ is your window into the business community right in your local neighborhood. Hosted by Babylon Industrial Development Agency CEO, Tom Dolan, this informational podcast serves to educate and communicate the latest economic development news in the town and surrounding region. This pod... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E15 - The HERO Act

    S01 E15 - The HERO Act

    On this episode of the Economically Speaking Podcast. IDA CEO Tom Dolan interviews Agency counsel Matthew McDonough. The pair discuss the newly enacted Hero Act which is set to take effect November 1, 2021.DOL Hero Act WebpageHero...

    27:43
  • S01 E14 - CDCLI

    S01 E14 - CDCLI

    On this episode of the Economically Speaking podcast, Babylon IDA CEO Tom Dolan sits down with Gwen O'Shea President and CEO of the Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI). The pair discuss the impact the COVID19 ...

    28:21
  • S01 E13 - Ujamaa Festival 2021

    S01 E13 - Ujamaa Festival 2021

    On this episode of the Economically Speaking podcast, Babylon IDA CEO Tom Dolan sits down with Falischa Moss co-founder of Black Long Island, and the annual Ujamaa Festival. The pair discuss the upcoming Ujamaa Festival which is s...

    24:37
  • S01 E12 - Disaster Planning

    S01 E12 - Disaster Planning

    On this episode of the Economically Speaking podcast, Babylon IDA CEO Tom Dolan sits down with Erica Chase, Director of the Farmingdale College Small Business Development Center("SBDC"). The pair discuss disaster planning for busi...

    29:37
  • S01 E11 - A Talk Back in Time

    S01 E11 - A Talk Back in Time

    On this Episode of the Economically Speaking podcast, Babylon IDA CEO Tom Dolan sits down with special guest Town of Babylon Historian Mary Cascone. The pair take "a Talk Back in Time" as they examine how the Town of Babylon was c...

    16:44