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 – 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...

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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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Monday Morning Memo – April 20

"There is no time for politics.” ~ Andrew Cuomo Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, a national economic crisis, and COVID hospitalizations in New York near peak, Governor Cuomo and President Trump took turns this week trading flattery and flak, despite Cuomo’s...

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Monday Morning Memo – April 13

Good morning from home…and Happy Dyngus Day!  With state leaders caught in social distancing and post-budget limbo, some controversy erupted earlier this week regarding uncertainty around whether or not the Legislature would return to session. Governor Andrew Cuomo...

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