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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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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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Special Legislative Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

Good morning, Passage of the State Budget has officially begun. As of this update, five budget bills have been released, three of which the State Senate passed last night and into this morning; the Public Protection & General Government bill, the Capital Projects bill, and the Revenue bill. The Assembly approved the Debt Service bill…

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Special Legislative Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

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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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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Special Legislative Update

Shenker Russo and Clark LLP Legislative Update

This morning, the Governor held another press conference updating the state on the COVID-19 situation. During his press conference, the Governor announced that he will be amending his Executive Order 202 to include a mandate that all hospitals around the state increase their capacity by at least 50%. While the mandate will require a minimum…

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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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