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April 2 Special Legislative Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

Good Afternoon, The Legislature continued releasing and passing budget bills yesterday late into the night. The Senate passed the Aid to Localities bill and the Transportation and Economic Development (TED) Bill yesterday. The Assembly passed the Aid to Localities, Capital Projects, Public Protection and General Government, and Revenue bills yesterday. This morning, the Education, Labor,…

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March 29 Special Legislative Update

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COVID-19 Update This weekend the Governor held two more Press Conferences updating the state on the COVID-19 situation. In his Saturday Press Conference, the Governor announced that he has amended his Executive Order 202 to move the Presidential Primary Election from April 28th to June 23rd, the same day as State and Congressional Primary Elections.…

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March 27 Legislative Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

This week in Albany… COVID-19 Update This morning, Governor Cuomo held another Press Conference updating the state on the COVID-19 situation. During the Press Conference, the Governor announced that he has begun looking at four more sites for potential temporary hospitals. The Governor’s goal is to have at least one temporary hospital in all five…

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March 21 Special Legislative Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

This morning the Governor held another press conference to provide an update on the COVID-19 situation. In his press conference, the Governor announced that the Army Corps of Engineers have recommended four initial sites for temporary hospitals – the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, SUNY Stony Brook, SUNY Old Westbury and the Westchester Convention Center.…

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COVID-19 Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

This week in Albany… COVID-19 Update This morning the Governor announced he will further amend his Executive Order to require that all non-essential businesses reduce their workforce by 100%. On Wednesday, he ordered a 50% reduction, followed by announcing a 75% reduction yesterday. However, with the growing number of cases in the state, all non-essential…

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Theresa Russo publishes Practice Note related to alcohol regulation in New York

Theresa Russo published a Practice Note providing guidance for parties considering entering the alcohol beverage business in New York, particularly at the retail level. This Note provides an overview of the regulatory structure for the manufacturing, wholesale, and retail sale of alcoholic beverages in New York; New York’s three-tier system including manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers;…

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