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  • Cuomo Wants To Bolster Police-Community Relations
    A proposal released Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is meant to bolster relations between local police agencies and the communities. The move would empower Attorney General Letitia James’s office to help improve police-community relations and provide…
    - 7 Jan 20, 5:25pm -
  • Barclay Elected Assembly Republican Leader
    Republican Will Barclay on Tuesday was elected the leader of the state Assembly, taking the top post of the minority conference in the chamber. He was unanimously elected. “I am enormously proud of the work the Assembly Minority Conference has done…
    - 7 Jan 20, 3:25pm -
  • Advocates Push Back Against Rolling Back Bail Law
    Advocates for overhauling New York’s criminal justice laws are pushing back against the growing effort to alter the newly enacted cash bail law. Democratic state lawmakers over the last several weeks have been slammed by Republicans, law enforcemen…
    - 7 Jan 20, 12:25pm -
  • Fiscal Policy Institute Releases 2020 Proposals
    The progressive Fiscal Policy Institute on Tuesday released its economic plan that called for higher taxes on the rich and an expansion of family tax credits. The group also backed increasing aid to municipalities as a way of reducing property taxes…
    - 7 Jan 20, 10:53am -
  • Progressive Jewish Groups: Keep Bail Law In Place
    From the Morning Memo: Momentum to alter the state’s new cash bail law has sped up in recent weeks amid a spate of anti-Semitic hate crimes targeting Jews in the New York City metropolitan area. Democratic lawmakers are backing changes that would a…
    - 7 Jan 20, 5:40am -
  • Upstate Business Group Releases 2020 Agenda
    From the Morning Memo: The business-aligned Unshackle Upstate on Tuesday released a 2020 agenda that focuses on opposing both the creation of single-payer health and expanding the prevailing wage while also backing more workforce development investme…
    - 7 Jan 20, 5:40am -
  • Here And Now
    Good morning and happy Tuesday! Here’s the news. Happening today: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with nothing public planned. Mayor de Blasio is in New York City and has no public events scheduled. At 10 a.m., Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will deliver rem…
    - 7 Jan 20, 5:18am -
  • Paulin Backs Judicial Disrection For Bail Law
    Assemblywoman Amy Paulin became the latest Democrat in the state Legislature on Monday to back an alteration to the state’s newly enacted cash bail law by adding a judicial discretion component to the legislation. Paulin, a Westchester County lawma…
    - 6 Jan 20, 4:46pm -
  • Cuomo Calls Bail Law Changes ‘A Work In Progress’
    Potential adjustments could be made to the state’s newly enacted bail law changes, which end requiring cash bail for misdemeanors and non-violent felony charges, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday said in New York City. His comments further cracked open t…
    - 6 Jan 20, 2:20pm -
  • New York Has A New Open Government Director
    Shoshanah Bewlay has been appointed the new executive director of the state Committee on Open Government, the state Department of State on Monday announced. Bewlay previously served as the general counsel and chief legal officer of the state Office o…
    - 6 Jan 20, 11:53am -

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  • A.M. Roundup: HERO Act signed into law, opposed by business community
    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law Wednesday night a bill that creates permanent precautions that New York businesses must follow to guard against the spread of infectious diseases, including COVID-19. The New York Health and Essential Rights A…
    - 19 hours ago 7 May 21, 6:30am -
  • A.M. Roundup: Stefanik rallies support to ascend House leadership
    The top two House Republicans, former President Donald J. Trump and other GOP members have thrown their support behind U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik to replace Rep. Liz Cheney in Republican leadership as Cheney’s ongoing criticism of Trump place…
    - 2 days ago 6 May 21, 6:30am -
  • Governor signs voting rights for formerly incarcerated into law
    ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed a bill codifying the right to vote for formerly incarcerated people into law on Tuesday night. Formerly incarcerated people can currently apply to the governor to have their voting rights reinstated, which the g…
    - 3 days ago 5 May 21, 11:23am -
  • A.M. Roundup: After 8 months of a six-year term, Sheldon Silver leaves prison
    Former longtime state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, imprisoned on federal corruption charges last summer, has been released and could serve the rest of his six-year term from his home, it was widely reported Tuesday. A spokesman for the U.S. Att…
    - 3 days ago 5 May 21, 6:27am -
  • A.M. Roundup: Most of economy to fully reopen May 19, Cuomo says
    In another sign of New York’s effort to roll back coronavirus restrictions as vaccination rates rise and COVID-19 infections drop, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday the state will completely lift capacity limits on a host of businesses — in…
    - 4 days ago 4 May 21, 6:30am -
  • A.M. Roundup: New York legalized weed. But not for everyone
    The state’s recently enacted Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act includes a provision preventing employers from disciplining or discriminating against their workers for using the drug on their personal time “off of the employer’s premises a…
    - 5 days ago 3 May 21, 6:30am -
  • A.M. Roundup: Cuomo aide resigns after Legislature repeals ethics exemption
    The state Legislature’s repeal this week of an executive order exempting high-level state government volunteers from certain ethics laws led to the resignation on Thursday of Larry Schwartz, a former top aide to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo who had ov…
    - 8 days ago 30 Apr 21, 6:33am -
  • A.M. Roundup: New JCOPE head won’t be former Cuomo staffer for first time
    New York’s ethics oversight agency has a top staffer to lead its operations after having gone two years with the position unfilled. And for the first time, that key post at the Joint Commission on Public Ethics will not be filled by a former staf…
    - 9 days ago 29 Apr 21, 6:30am -
  • A.M. Roundup: Legislature to toss out three Cuomo executive orders
    The state Senate’s Democratic Majority Conference announced it will move Wednesday to suspend several executive orders that had been issued by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo during the coronavirus pandemic, including a rule requiring restaurants to se…
    - 10 days ago 28 Apr 21, 6:30am -
  • Will New York lawmakers really eliminate JCOPE?
    Since the 1980’s, when Evan Davis served as counsel to Gov. Mario Cuomo, cycles of scandal and reform have played out in a familiar Albany rhythm. Scandal brought pressure to change to New York’s ethics laws. The Legislature created a new ethic…
    - 11 days ago 27 Apr 21, 8:43am -

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  • REISMAN COLUMN: Who Won the Debate And Why
    Before the first verbal punches were thrown in the 95-minute presidential debate Monday night, I asked a cross-section of 11 political observers to judge the candidates’ performances and assign them an overall letter grade. The grades are in. Read…
    - 27 Sep 16, 4:57pm -
  • Pay Hikes For Pols?
    Few things will incite riot in the taxpaying populace faster than a plan to raise the salaries of its elected leaders. It taps that peculiar American vein of boiling resentment against the political class, which in this surly Trumpian Age is often an…
    - 12 Sep 16, 10:38am -
  • REISMAN: Ethics… What’s That?
    A funny thing happened on the way to a new and improved ethics law in Westchester County. The law was hijacked and held hostage by political opportunists, people who, for whatever selfish reasons, have put themselves ahead of the principle of good go…
    - 1 Aug 16, 10:44am -

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  • Blackstone offers to buy St. Modwen in warehouse chase
    Blackstone Group Inc. funds have offered to buy St. Modwen Properties Plc as the private-equity giant chases a bigger slice of the U.K.’s red-hot warehouse market.The British developer said it’s...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 12 hours ago 7 May 21, 1:43pm -
  • State accuses activists of using robocall to limit Black vote
    New York state is taking legal action against two conservative activists, accusing them of paying to deploy thousands of deceptive robocalls during the 2020 election to suppress Black voter...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 12 hours ago 7 May 21, 1:33pm -
  • MTA demands more cops on subways as workers attacked
    The heads of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority and its largest labor union are asking Mayor Bill de Blasio to send more cops to the city’s subway system after an off-duty transit...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 12 hours ago 7 May 21, 1:20pm -
  • Midtown tech firm Datadog plans hiring spree amid quiet, steady rise
    Sometimes it pays to keep a low profile. Consumer-focused local technology companies Etsy and Peloton get the most attention as New York's local tech success stories. But the lesser-known...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 12 hours ago 7 May 21, 1:12pm -
  • US job growth slows sharply in sign of hiring struggles
    America’s employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers as the economic recovery rapidly...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 13 hours ago 7 May 21, 12:36pm -
  • Black banking executives on how to sustain post-Floyd changes
    The finance industry can point to tangible progress for Black workers since the Black Lives Matter protests last year. But change isn’t coming fast enough, a half dozen executives said during...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 13 hours ago 7 May 21, 12:35pm -
  • Trump set for lower tax bill on Wall Street tower as value slips
    Donald Trump is poised to get a property-tax cut for his Wall Street office tower as part of reductions New York is giving building owners in the wake of the pandemic.The estimated market value...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 13 hours ago 7 May 21, 12:26pm -
  • California-based firm scoops up three Brooklyn rental properties
    A California-based real estate firm has purchased three adjacent buildings in Crown Heights for $10 million, property records show.Redone Asset LLC, an entity linked to Skywell Real Estate, has...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 13 hours ago 7 May 21, 12:21pm -
  • Uber seeks more drivers on the road as their wages rise
    Uber wants more drivers on the road again after hourly wages for New York workers jumped to a median of $37 an hour, the ride-sharing company said.“Driver earnings are [at] historically elevated...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 13 hours ago 7 May 21, 12:04pm -
  • City's Q1 health investments nearly surpass all of 2020's, report finds
    Investments in digital health firms in the first quarter of the year have nearly surpassed the level for the entirety of 2020, according to a recent report from the New York City Health Business...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 14 hours ago 7 May 21, 11:06am -

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