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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 – April 4

Several grassroots organizations protest changes to bail reform law in Albany. Good Morning from the New York State Capitol... The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote today on advancing President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court Nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson. If...

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Monday Morning Memo – March 28

Good Morning from the negotiating tables in Albany…  This week, all eyes were on the Senate confirmation hearings for President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, which concluded Thursday. Over the course of the week, we saw the GOP ramp up...

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Monday Morning Memo – March 21

Good Morning from Washington, D.C.... With Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations bills signed, fiscal decision makers in Washington, D.C. are turning their attention to Fiscal Year 2023 and set a goal of an omnibus spending agreement before the end of the year. To recap on...

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Monday Morning Memo – March 14

Good Morning from Washington, D.C.... After passing three stopgap continuing resolutions since the October 1 start of the Federal fiscal year, the federal government finally has a budget for fiscal year 2022.     Here are some details: $54.97 billion in Energy and...

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Monday Morning Memo – March 7

Good Morning from Washington, D.C.... The Ukraine continues to dominate the news. President Biden took to the rostrum for his first State of the Union. Biden received some bipartisan support for his foreign policy rhetoric, but not much else.  Here’s my take on his...

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Monday Morning Memo – February 28

Good Morning from Kyiv... All eyes are on the Ukraine this week. We add our support and prayers to the heroes defending their homeland.  New York’s political class took turns doing the same—landmarks across the State were lit blue and yellow, while Governor Hochul and...

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