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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.

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Monday Morning Memo – September 13

Good Morning ... The United States Senate returns today with the clock ticking on major Democratic and Biden Administration priorities:   Democratic Leadership has a self-imposed September 27th  deadline for the proposed $3.5 Trillion reconciliation package (when...

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Monday Morning Memo – Labor Day

Good Morning from the Buffalo Labor Day Parade (where Governor Kathy Hochul is expected to sign important pro-worker legislation):   The last few weeks have been, to say the least, eventful. Next week, the Monday Morning Memo will return from our brief respite with...

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Monday Morning Memo – August 9

Good Morning from the State Capitol... Gov. Andrew Cuomo works by the pool with Stephanie Benton, director of the Governor’s office at the New York State Mansion on Aug. 5, 2021, in Albany. Wow.  The report issued this week by Attorney General Tish James was sweeping...

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Monday Morning Memo – August 2

Good Morning from Washington, D.C.... Last week, a bi-partisan group of Senators finally reached an agreement on the heretofore elusive bipartisan infrastructure framework (colloquially known as the “BIF” on the Hill) after seemingly endless discussion and...

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Monday Morning Memo – July 26

Good Morning from Washington, D.C.... Last week, a procedural “test vote” to advance the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package—advanced by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer—failed, with the GOP blocking the Senate from moving forward, largely because...

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Monday Morning Memo – July 19

Good Morning from Washington, D.C.... Democrats in Washington announced an agreement on a budget framework—totaling $3.5 billion and addressing big ticket priorities including climate change and expanding Medicare as well as other progressive priorities. At the same...

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