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Special Legislative Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

During today’s daily Press Conference, the Governor announced that five regions have now met the requirements to begin Phase One of the re-opening process this Saturday, May 16th. The five regions are the North Country, the Finger Lakes, the Mohawk Valley, the Southern Tier, and Central New York. Businesses that can re-open in Phase One…

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Special Legislative Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

This morning, the Governor held his daily press briefing to update the State on the COVID-19 pandemic and the State’s plan to re-open. As we reported last week, the State’s re-opening plan will happen on a regional, and phased, basis. For a region to begin re-opening, it must meet seven specific requirements, and once those…

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This week in Albany

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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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

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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Special Legislative Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

This morning, the Governor held his daily briefing on the COVID-19 situation. All the numbers the Governor announced this morning, including fatalities, indicate the virus is on the decline in the State. Because of this, the Governor provided a basic outline on how the State will begin to reopen on a regional basis. The Governor’s…

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This Week in Albany

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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Special Legislative Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

This week, the Governor has continued to hold daily briefings regarding the COVID-19 situation. The numbers the Governor has been revealing seem to indicate that New York is still at a plateau of its apex and has not yet begun to curve downward. Although the numbers have not started to decline, the Governor has been…

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Special Legislative Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

This weekend, the Governor announced that he was amending his Executive Order 202 to provide that, for all essential businesses or entities, any employees who are present in the workplace shall be provided and shall wear face coverings when in direct contact with customers or members of the public. Businesses must provide, at their expense,…

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Special Legislative Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

Good Afternoon, Today, the Governor held his daily COVID-19 press conference. During the briefing, the Governor announced that he will be amending his Executive Order 202 to extend NY on Pause until April 29th. This means that all schools and non-essential businesses will have to remain closed until at least April 29th. Once it gets…

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