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State lawmakers consider narrowing prevailing wage bill to help passage

Regulations that govern how more than half of New York renters interact with their landlords—often to the satisfaction of neither—are about to get their biggest rewrite in decades. Already, the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

State lawmakers may narrow prevailing-wage bill

As the end of the legislative session nears in Albany, lawmakers might narrow the scope of a bill that sets the definition for public works projects requiring prevailing-wage rates.Legislators have... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

State passes bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax returns

New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump'… state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

N.J. plan to raise minimum wage to $15 headed for final votes

A plan supported by Gov. Phil Murphy and top Democratic lawmakers to increase New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 cleared another hurdle Monday. The state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee passed the measure, and the bill now heads for fu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2019

City"s largest business group supports bill to end religious exemptions for vaccines

The Partnership for New York City is calling on state lawmakers to pass a bill that would bar New Yorkers from refusing vaccinations on religious grounds.The group, which represents more than 350... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Mass. lawmakers call for three-month delay in paid leave law

More than four dozen lawmakers from both parties are urging legislative leaders to pass a bill delaying implementation of the state's new paid family and medical leave program by three months......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2019

Lawmakers halt bill that could have expanded the number of dispensaries

State legislation aimed at strengthening California’s legal cannabis industry has failed to gain traction. Assembly Bill 1356 was shelved by its author, Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, on Thursday. He said the bill lacked support to move out .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2019

Cuomo doubts "right to die" bill will pass this year in NY

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's not optimistic that legislation allowing the terminally ill to request life-ending medication from a physician will pass before state lawmakers adjourn for the year. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 29th, 2019

Fire departments seek insurance reimbursement for medical calls

The four largest groups representing New York firefighting organizations presented their case to state lawmakers on Monday in favor of a bill, S.3685/A.1778, that would allow fire departments to be... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

Bill would create restaurant tax break for oyster shells

Legislation before New York state lawmakers would create a new tax break for restaurants<…; that donate oyster shells for environmental conservation. Under the bill, the state would award a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

Fire departments seek insurance reimbursement for medical calls

The four largest groups representing presented their case to state lawmakers on Monday in favor of a bill, S.3685/A.1778, that would allow fire departments to be paid for medical services by... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

Plan to remake part of Hudson Street moves forward

New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump'… state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

Struggling nonprofits urge mayor to speed up late payments

New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump'… state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

City spending on homeless hits $3.2B

New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump'… state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

Schumer calls on state lawmakers to pass climate change legislation

New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump'… state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump tax returns

New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump'… state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

Missouri lawmakers offer (conditional) olive branch to Kansas

Missouri lawmakers passed a measure Friday offering a truce with Kansas in the so-called incentive Border War. A bill sponsored by State Sen. Mike Cierpoit, R-Lee’s Summit, passed on the Missouri General Assembly’s last day of regular session. The.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 20th, 2019

Senate panel advances sports gambling bill

Tena…; are planning a major rally at the state Capitol to encourage lawmakers to strengthen across the state. Organizers of Tuesday's event say they expect thousands of people to attend. The rally... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

SC lawmakers punt Panthers incentives bill, setting up more debate this week ahead of vote

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — South Carolina lawmakers spent much of Tuesday afternoon arguing the merits of passing an incentives bill that would allow the state to provide as much as $160 million worth of incentives for a new Carolina Panthers headq.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2019

Prevailing-wage bill would uplift construction workers of color

All construction workers in New York—union or nonunion, male or female, black or white—deserve the right to a fair wage for their hard work. That’s why all New York construction workers critically... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2019

State lawmakers propose increasing alcohol tax to fund addiction treatment

A new bill introduced in the Assembly and Senate proposes increasing the alcohol tax to fund addiction prevention and recovery programs in the state. The increase would amount to an additional... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2019