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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 6

Good Morning from New York...  The Executive Chamber was bustling over the holiday weeks. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed several measures and vetoed a handful more. Cuomo signed the Elevator Safety Act which creates minimum  education and training standards for elevator...

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Monday Morning Memo – Dec 30

Good Morning from New York...  The start of the 2020 Legislative Session—and Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State Address—is a week and a half away. Cuomo has already announced thirteen proposals in advance of his address. These proposals include: a high speed...

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Monday Morning Memo – Dec 23

Good Morning from New York... As of today 87 bills have been sent to Governor Cuomo and are currently awaiting action. The measures delivered last week include the long-stalled Elevator Safety Act, which would require elevator mechanics and...

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Monday Morning Memo – Dec 16

Good Morning from New York... Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State Address will be held January 8th, coinciding with the first day of the 2020 Legislative Session. A separate budget address will be held on or before January 21st. The $6.1 billion budget deficit...

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Monday Morning Memo – Dec 9

Good Morning from New York... Posturing around New York State’s looming $6.1 billion budget began last week.  Expect that rhetoric to heat up significantly (times 6,100,000,000 perhaps?) in the coming weeks. Speaker Carl Heastie declared that the Assembly Democratic...

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Monday Morning Memo – Dec 2

Good Morning from New York... The New York State Public Campaign Financing Commission—which was appointed earlier this year after Governor Cuomo and Legislative leaders failed to reach consensus on overhauling the state’s campaign finance system—held its final vote...

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