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This Week In New York

August 30, 2019

August 30, 2019

New York State

  • The New Kosciuszko Bridge
  • NY Proposes New Curbs on Use of Solitary Confinement in State Prisons, Local Jails
  • Chapters of the Laws of 2019

New York City

  • City Comptroller Launches New Initiative to Fine City Contractors that Fail to Provide Prevailing Wage Worker Rights Notices

Briefs

  • $6 Million in Stolen Wages Recovered for Welders & Iron Workers
  • State Pension Employer Contribution Rates Announced for 2020-21, Assumed Rate of Return Lowered
  • Governor Calls on PSC to Expand National Grid Moratorium Investigation
  • Comptroller DiNapoli: Farms Generated $5.7 Billion for New York Economy
  • Port Authority Advances JFK Redevelopment with Search for Construction Management Partner
  • NYS to Distribute Early Voting Funding
  • State Judge Rules Against Ban On Legislator Outside Income

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August 23, 2019

August 23, 2019

New York State

  • Governor and Comptroller Fulfill Deal on Procurement Oversight Power
  • Attorney General Announces Lawsuit over Public Charge Rule
  • Governor Cuomo and Attorney General James Announces Lawsuit Against EPA over Hudson River Cleanup
  • Chapters of the Laws of 2019

New York City

  • City Council Introduces Healthcare Access Legislation
  • New Yorkers Applying for Affordable Apartments Can Avoid Credit Checks

Briefs

  • Governor Signs Legislation Strengthening Protections for Minors Against Felony Sex Offenders
  • Governor Signs Legislation Expanding Employment Nondiscrimination Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Comptroller Stringer and Senator Biaggi Seek Bronx Bus Network Redesign
  • State Holds Online Survey for New License Plate Design
  • 172nd Annual New York State Fair Opens

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July 26, 2019

July 26, 2019

New York State

  • Attorney General James Secures $600 Million Payment from Equifax In Largest Data Breach Settlement In History
  • Chapters of the Laws of 2019
  • Bills Delivered to the Governor

New York City

  • DiNapoli: MTA’S Homeless Outreach Program Didn’t Do Much Outreach
  • Vision Zero: “Green Wave” Bicycle Plan to Address Cycling Fatalities

Briefs

  • New York Leads Nation in Nonprofit Jobs & Wages
  • MTA Approves Reorganization Plan
  • Belmont Park Project Moves Forward
  • New York/New Jersey Governors Sign Legislation Establishing Gateway Development Commission for $30 billion Hudson River Tunnel Project

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July 19, 2019

July 19, 2019

New York State

  • NYS Executes the Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Agreement
  • Chapters of the Laws of 2019
  • Bills Delivered to the Governor

New York City

  • MTA Reorganization Plan May Include 2,700 Job Cut

Briefs 

  • State Cap on Property Taxes Remains at Two-Percent
  • Governor Signs Bill Expanding MWBE Program
  • Governor Signs Farm Workers Bill
  • State Education Commissioner To Step Down Next Month
  • De Blasio Administration Announces Details of Major Citi Bike Expansion
  • Former Governor Paterson Joins Management At Las Vegas Sands

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July 12, 2019

July 12, 2019

New York State

  • Governor Cuomo Signs Pay Equity Legislation to Close the Gender Wage Gap
  • Chapters of the Laws of 2019
  • Bills Delivered to the Governor
  • Governor Cuomo & Legislative Leaders Tap Committee on Public Campaign Financing

New York City 

  • Belmont Redevelopment Gets LIRR Station in Elmont 

Briefs

  • 87 Finally Gets an Exit 3
  • Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Directing Department of Taxation and Finance to Share State Income Tax Returns
  • NYC’s Expanded Speed Camera Law Goes Into Effect
  • Peralta New York State DREAM Act Application is Open for the 2019-20 Academic Year
  • PSC Approves Westchester County Information Campaign for Natural Gas Alternatives
  • Staten Island Flood Zone Levee Moving Forward

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