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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 – Jan 18

Good Morning from Washington, D.C... The fallout from the January 6th insurrection at the United States Capitol continues this week in Washington D.C. Last Wednesday, the House voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, on a charge of “incitement of...

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Monday Morning Memo – Jan 11

Good Morning from the War Room... What we witnessed in Washington D.C. last week was horrible, haunting, and humiliating for all Americans.  In this catalogue of outrages, I am particularly struck by the flag of the Confederate States of America being proudly waved in...

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Monday Morning Memo – Jan 4

Good Morning from Albany... After a rare end-of-year session to pass new tenant protections, the New York State Legislature is set to begin the 2021 Legislative Session this Wednesday. With emboldened progressive majorities, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate...

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Monday Morning Memo – Dec 21

Good Morning from Washington, D.C... Washington lawmakers reached a deal on a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package as well as their previously reported agreements on a $1.4 trillion Fiscal 2021 Appropriations package. The (hopefully) final stumbling block was an...

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Monday Morning Memo – Dec 14

Good Morning from Washington, D.C... The good news: Congress passed a one-week funding bill and President Donald Trump signed it, averting a government shutdown and extending government funding through this Friday, December 18. The short-term bill aims to give...

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Monday Morning Memo – Dec 7

Good Morning from New York... Prospects of a COVID-19 stimulus package continue to improve. After months of holding firm—and keeping their conferences in line—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R.Ky.) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Ca.) are negotiating in...

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