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This Week In New York

September 4th, 2020

October 1, 2020

New York State

  • Comptroller DiNapoli: Pension Contribution Rates To Increase
  • New York Casinos & Malls In NYC Allowed to Reopen Next Week with Limited Capacity

New York City

  • NYC Restaurants Sue City & State Over Indoor Dining Rules
  • Vision Zero: NYC Lowers Speed Limits by 5 MPH on 9 Major City Streets

Briefs 

  • Governor Cuomo Announces School Reporting Requirements and Online Dashboard to Track COVID-19
  • NY Absentee Ballot Portal is Now Open & Requests Can Be Made Directly Online
  • New York State Releases New Guidelines for Agri-tourism Businesses
  • Two Out of Three NY Restaurants Fear Closure Without Aid
  • Mayor de Blasio Appoints Gary Jenkins as Administrator of the Human Resources Administration (HRA)

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August 28, 2020

August 28, 2020

New York State

  • Comptroller DiNapoli: New Law Helps Local Governments Weather COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Chapters of the Laws of 2020

New York City

  • NYC Council Considers Amendment to “Diaphragm Law”
  • 50a Litigation Update
  • Bills Approved by the City Council

Briefs 

  • State Legislation to Hold Utilities Accountable for Failure to Effectively Respond to Power Outages
  • Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order to Support New Yorkers’ Right to Vote
  • Attorney General James Announces Settlement with Honda Over Airbag Failures
  • Comptroller DiNapoli: NYC’s Shelter Repair Process Needs Fixing
  • New York Fashion Week to Take Place in September with Limited or No Spectators
  • NYC Partners With New York Yankees to Fight COVID-19 and Get More New Yorkers Tested
  • MTA Officials Warn of Major Layoffs and Service Cuts Without Federal Aid

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November 27, 2019

December 6, 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

December 6, 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

December 6, 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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