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This week in Albany – May 8

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

New York State Re-Opening Plan/COVID-19 Update On Monday, Governor Cuomo announced the State’s full re-opening plan, which will happen on a regional and phased basis. The Governor announced that before a region can begin to re-open, it must meet seven specific requirements. Once those requirements have been met, the State will allow the region to…

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May 4 Special Legislative Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

Earlier today, the Governor held his daily press briefing on the status on the COVID-19 pandemic within New York State. During the briefing, the Governor provided more details regarding the State’s regional phased re-opening plan. To start, the Governor provided more requirements a region must meet before it will be allowed to re-open. Now, for…

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This week in Albany – May 3

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

COVID-19 Update On Sunday, the Governor announced the basic outline the state will follow when re-opening. The state will re-open on a regional basis as determined by the Governor. On Tuesday, the Governor elaborated on the various guidelines of the re-opening plan. The guidelines provided in the Governor’s Press Release are: CDC Guidelines: Based on CDC…

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This Week in Albany – April 17

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

COVID-19 Update This week, Governor Cuomo continued holding daily press briefings on the current status of the COVID-19 pandemic. For most of the week, the number of new cases and hospitalizations seemed to indicate the state was still plateaued at its apex. Fortunately, the numbers announced during this morning’s briefing seemed to show a slight…

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SRC Alcohol Beverage Licensing and Hospitality Law Practice Provides Assistance to New York State Businesses Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic

Our Alcohol Beverage Licensing and Hospitality Law practice team is working daily to help our clients understand all the new guidelines and procedures that have been put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic and continuing to assist them with navigate New York State’s complex process for securing liquor licenses, identifying potential issues and addressing them…

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State Budget Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

The State Legislature has completed the State Budget process. The Senate finished voting just after 3 PM Thursday (4/2), and the Assembly passed the final Budget Bill Friday (4/3) morning. After it’s passage, the Budget Bills were delivered to the Governor’s office. The Governor signed the Revenue, TED, ELFA, and PPGG bills. The State Operations,…

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