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November 27, 2019

New York State

  • Governor Cuomo & National Grid Find Common Ground
  • New York’s Public Election Financing Program Take Shape
  • Chapter of  the Laws 2019
  • Bills Vetoed by the Governor

New York City

  • City Claims Construction Injuries Down More than 26% in 2019
  • Bills Approve by City Council

Briefs 

  • NYS Faces Budget $6.1 Billion Deficit
  • Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Establishing Hate Crimes Recognition Training Program for Local Law Enforcement
  • MTA, State Sued Over Contracting Rules
  • New York Appeals SALT Challenge Dismissal
  • Mayor Di Blasio Signs Animals Rights Legislation into Law
  • 2020 NYS Legislative Session
  • Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney becomes House Oversight Committee’s First Chairwoman
  • 2020 NYS Legislative Session

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November 22, 2019

New York State

  • Governor Cuomo Announces Investigation Into Housing Discrimination on Long island
  • Comptroller DiNapoli: State Needs to Improve Compliance with Jonathan’s Law
  • Chapter of  the Laws 2019
  • Bills Vetoed by the Governor

New York City

  • NYC to Reform  Commercial Waste Collection Industry

Briefs 

  • Attorney General James Sues JUUL Labs
  • NYS Common Retirement Funds Reports Second Quarter Results
  • Comptroller DiNapoli: SED Makes Progress on Implementation of Dignity for All Students Act
  • NYC Buildings to Get Grades for Energy Efficiency
  • Mayor Di Blasio Signs Safe Street Bill Into Law
  • Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney becomes House Oversight Committee’s First Chairwoman
  • 2020 NYS Legislative Session

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November 1, 2019

2019 New York City Election

  • NYS of Health 2020: Open Enrollment Period Begins
  • NYS Health Care Exchange Enrollment Data 2019 (May 2019 Report
  • Chapters of Laws of 2019

New York City

  • NYS Comptroller: Wall Street First Half Profits Jumped
  • Bills Approved by the City Council

Briefs

  • New York Paid Leave for Election Day
  • Mayor de Blasio Names James Johnson as New Corporation Counsel
  • Rebecca Kagan Sternhell Appointment Director of Federal Affairs
  • Council Approves Private Waste Overhaul
  • NCAA Takes First Step Toward Allowing Student Athletes to be Paid
  • Conservative Legal Group Challenges State for Public Employee Information
  • 2020 NYS Legislative Session

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October 25, 2019

New York State

  • Governor To PSC: Identify Grounds to Revoke National Grid’s License
  • Chapters of the Laws of 2019

New York City

  • NYC Announces New Strategies to Address Serious Mental Illness
  • Comptroller Stringer Releases Report Showing Domestic Violence is the Leading Driver of Homelessness

Briefs

  • 2020-2021 Executive Budget Will Hold to a2% Spending Cap
  • 2020 Census Recruitment Campaign Begins
  • Governor Cuomo Appoints Commission to Oversee Creation of New Mother Cabrini Statue
  • MTA Select Tech Firm to Design Congestion Pricing Tolling Infrastructure
  • Governor Hotel Panel Discussion on Red Flag Law
  • Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to make Election Ballots Easier to Read and Require Boards of Election to Better Inform Voters
  • 2020 Legislative Session

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October 4, 2019

New York State

  • In Memoriam: NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen
  • Whistleblowers Welcome: Attorney General James Announces New Whistleblower Submission System
  • Chapters of the Laws of 2019

New York City

  • Comptroller's Prevailing Wage Law Regulations
  • Head Start Teachers Take Another Step Toward Pay Parity

Briefs

  • State is on Track to End the AIDS Epidemic by End of 2020
  • AG James Sues Student Loan Servicer For Mismanaging Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Court Delays New York’s Flavored Vaping Products Ban
  • Statewide Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Utilization Rate Grows to Nation-Leading 29.13 Percent
  • Lobbying Disclosure Law Struck Down
  • First-Year Enrollment Increases at CUNY
  • NYC Office Voter Guide
  • NLRB Extends Comment Period on Part 103 Amendment

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