Report: Rochester is the friendliest for small business owners

Created: 07/29/2014 7:23 PM WHEC.com

Rochester is the friendliest in the state for small business owners. 

The report from the website, Thumbtack.com, found that Rochester also came in as the fifth easiest city nationwide to start a business.

The news wasn't so great for other cities across New York. Buffalo was given an "F” for small business friendliness, while New York City scored a "C +" and Albany got a "C."

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