Monday Morning Memo and More

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Each week, Jack provides insight for the week ahead with a look back into what happened in New York government the week before. Each Memo is posted here, but get it first when you subscribe.


Monday Morning Memo – June 1

Good Morning from New York... Last week, the New York State Senate and Assembly convened in Legislative Session for the first time since passing a budget at the beginning of April. Both Chambers were largely empty; a handful of legislators entered in small groups to...

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Monday Morning Memo – May 25

Happy Memorial Day! Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-Yonkers) and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx)  confirmed  that lawmakers will be back in Albany for Legislative Session this week. Most Senators and Assemblymembers will not be present in the...

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Monday Morning Memo – May 18

Good morning from Western New York… This week marked the beginning of the first phase of New York’s reopening process in five of the State’s ten regions: the North Country, Mohawk Valley, Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, and Central New York. According to Governor Cuomo’s...

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Monday Morning Memo – May 11

Good morning from home… House Democrats are  aiming to vote this week on their next relief proposal , “CARES 2”, which is expected to include $2 trillion in funding for state and local governments, coronavirus testing, and another round of direct payments to...

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Monday Morning Memo – May 4

Good morning from home… Two months after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in New York,  the Empire State faces a new set of battles on the other side of the apex. The next federal stimulus package—another anxiously awaited wave of fiscal relief for...

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Monday Morning Memo – April 27

Good morning from home… After several days of negotiations, “CARES Act 3.5” (The Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act ) was signed into law by President Trump on Friday with $484 billion in funding to replenish a small business lending program...

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