As we start the final 10 or so days of the legislative session, the next few days will see an enormous push to get bills passed and deals made (or collapse). This is one of the busiest periods of the legislative calendar and there will be no lack of news in the coming days.
With that..here are today’s headlines..
Unshackle Upstate op-eds against raising the minimum wage.
Yesterday there was a press event announcing legislation to help New York’s apple growers in light of the difficult weather that was devastated these small businesses. I was fortunate to be part of the event, held at NFIB member Riverview Orchards.
With over 2800 state employees collecting a pension on top of their state salary, this is an issue that needs to be addressed.
Senator Duane (D-Manhattan) announced that he will not seek re-election.
And with that…buckle up because the next two plus weeks are going to be interesting.