Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-New Hartford) is calling for more infrastructure investment as she visits a range of different businesses and organizations in her district. She is also highlighting what she calls the positive impact the tax overhaul is having on the upstate economy.
Kris-Tech Wire in Rome manufactures copper wire and sells it to utilities and contractors. Graham Brodock, the owner and CEO, said their business is tied to the overall economy.
“So when the economy is strong, our copper prices go up, when the economy is weak, copper prices go down,” Brodock said.