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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Enrages NRA, Passes School Safety and Gun Violence Bill

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a broad bill intended to step up safety in schools and curtain gun violence on Friday. The legislation marks a major break from Republican tradition. Scott, himself a member of the GOP, rattled the National … Continue reading

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Gov. Murphy’s First Executive Order Prohibits State Government from Asking Applicants about Salary History

Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order which bars state workers from asking job applicants seeking positions with the state about their previous salaries in his first official act after his swearing-in on January 16, 2018. State entities may … Continue reading

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Will Gov. Cuomo Sign Lavern’s Law?

Yes, a real case. Yes, the x-ray hangs in my office. There is one bill on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk from last year. Just. One. Bill. There were 606 bills that passed by both of New York’s legislative houses. All … Continue reading

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GOV. CUOMO SIGNS INTO LAW THE DRIVER AND FAMILY PROTECTION ACT.

New York State lawmakers and Governor Cuomo just delivered New Yorkers a Christmas present.  Today Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Supplementary Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (SUM) bill, also known as the “Driver and Family Protection Act.” This important piece of … Continue reading

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Gov. Cuomo Announces Task Force to Review Taxpayer Funded Not-for-Profits

On Wednesday, August 3, 2011, Governor Cuomo announced that he has created a new task force to "to investigate the executive and administrator compensation levels at not-for-profits that receive taxpayer support from the state." Although the task force will presumably … Continue reading

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